Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Want to Be a Nurse

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 210 People

    Starting School

    I'm going to be a nurse, for a whole host of reasons.  I love helping people.  I love using my brain and knowledge base to make someone else's situation better.   I want to be the difference for people, to have helped them help themselves.  The only thing I can think about...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 2 Responses May 13, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I will be in 4 years!

    Start school next month! I am also modified and a teen mom! :)
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 18-21, F Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    So, my teacher suggested over the phone

    that I find a steady job before I make my Italian restaurant. So I thought of what I wanted to do. I want to become a pediatric nurse OR a family doctor.
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F Mar 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Nurse..

    I don't want to be any nurse..I want to be an obstertician nurse because, I love babies and I've already had a baby and know a lot about pregnancy/labor/delivery.
    punkishgreeny punkishgreeny 18-21, F Jan 20, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel
    GabrielShot GabrielShot 18-21, M May 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Want To Become A Nurse

    I want to become a nurse. I just feel like I'm not smart enough I struggle through math I"m still holding on to that dream no matter what. I love helping people I hope to become a nurse one day.
    browneyes71000 browneyes71000 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I was studying to become a psychologist.

    However I changed my mind for various reasons. I plan to switch my classes and all to get ready to go into a nursing school/program. I want to work in a hospital as a nurse.
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 22-25, M Apr 6, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    i want to but... i am somewhat scared of school.

    i feel i can do it i'm just not sure when. i love taking care of people but i wish there was more emphasis on prevention and whole foods nutrition.
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Got In!

    I just wanted to share that I got accepted to the nursing program at my school!! There were around 40 applicants for 30 spaces, and my best friend and I both got in! I was worried, because I'm also in my school's honors program so my science course grades show I have a lot on my...
    NurseJello NurseJello 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 11, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm conflicted. I want to go to school

    for LPN, but I also want to keep the job I'm with now. money isn't the issue. I'm not in debt, and my car will be paid for soon. I'm very worried about taking this leap. Has anyone been in my shoes? Is there any advice you can give?
    leannabee leannabee 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Bedside Manners

    Do you think that a doctor's prestige forgives their lack of bedside manners?  I ask that here because I'm in EP jail and don't get to ask the general public.  When my kid needed orthopaedic surgery, he had the finest surgeon in all of New England.  My neice needs surgery to...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Can See Myself...

    "Nurse Rosenthal...You're needed in room 313 please..." Can't you just hear it? A woman comes into the emergency room having contractions. She's panicking and I give her encouragement as I prepare her labor and delivery room, check her vitals, check the baby's vitals, while...
    b4realz b4realz 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Calling

     My Papa is always Telling me "Girl you should go back to school and become a nurse" I feel that it's my Calling I love helping people. I Love taking care of them. When I am Doing this I Feel That I am where I belong. I Feel Alive. I am always smiling. I want to be...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 23, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I want to be a nurse

    after I graduate from high school. I currently take nursing classes at a vocational school. I love it. I love helping & caring for people. I wanna work with cancer patients. It may seem odd but I lost my two aunts & uncle to cancer. There's not a day that goes by I still wish...
    Softballbabe16 Softballbabe16 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I decided to choose this career choice

    because my youngest sister was born prematurely. I originally wanted to be a neonatal nurse but I decided it was too big of a responsibility for me. now I want to be a labor and delivery nurse. I feel like it would be amazing to help bring a human being into this world. I'm...
    haleymc haleymc 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Brutal Exams

    On the cusp of finding out that I did quite well on Fundamentals exam (my first A), today I'm pretty certain I failed the Assessments exam on Cardiac and Integumentary. There were just a lot of things I studied that she never ever touched.  There were aspects of questions I was...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F Oct 1, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Letting Go

    I worked so hard to get into school.  I worked so hard IN school.  I'm getting straight A's.  I am kicking @ss old school, and taking names.  And yet, I have to drop out.  I have to drop out because the people who were in place to help me financially ended up not able to...
    TrustIsEarned TrustIsEarned 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    "What do you wanna be with you grow up?

    " was a frequently asked question throughout the years. I never really knew the answer until very recently. I want to be a registered nurse. I'm not sure what specific branch I will venture into but no matter what it would be an uplifting job. I know it will not be without it's...
    howdousername howdousername 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The thing I wanna do

    when I get out of school is nursing school. I got accepted to a vocational school and I'm doing Health Occupations there to learn the basic Nurses aid stuff.
    ChrisIsInTheHouse ChrisIsInTheHouse 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 22, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Want To Be A Mental Health Nurse.....

    Hi everyone,i currently work as a carer in a home for older people with demensia,i love my job but id love to be a mental health nurse i have started looking into it and im hoping to go to college soon to resit 2 GCSE'S and also do a introduction to nursing course and then...
    XxBlackCat100xX XxBlackCat100xX 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M May 9

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Nursing

    I got my illustration degree last fall, but now I want to pursue nursing when I move back to the East Coast. I think it's something I would be very good at and enjoy. Specifically, I'm considering working in the mental health field, or with the elderly. There are a few nurses in...
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Future Nurse!!

    My career choice as a nurse started off in 10th grade working as a lifeguard. An elderly woman fainted and fell onto the deck and had a bad scrape on her face. I remember feeling my heart race as I ran over with my first aid kit and asking If she's ok . Thankfully , she was and I...
    redridinghoodxo redridinghoodxo 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hi!

    I joined this group a few months ago and I've been waiting to post an introduction because I'm taking the teenest, tiniest baby steps to becoming a nurse. :D My name is Sarah, I'm 25 and I'm currently enrolled in my local community college taking courses to prepare to apply to...
    sarahmayy sarahmayy 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2010

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm going in The medical academy,

    at my high school,and I'm going into 9th
    dominick6 dominick6 13-15, M Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    To All Of You Aspiring Rn’s, Please Beware!!!!

    To all of you aspiring RN’s, please beware. Have you heard that there’s a nursing shortage, you can get a job anywhere as a nurse, or you’ll get a sign on bonus when you get that first job because people are DESPERATE for RN’s? It’s a lie, it’s ALL lies honey. I...
    lovely618 lovely618 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am a Registered Nurse

    and I teach Health in a private school, and act also as the school nurse. I love nursing, and I love teaching, and if any of the younger people here want to chat about what real nursing and be a REAL nurse with pride is, please feel free to add me and send me a message!
    nickywee97 nickywee97 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I wish I could drink from the fountain of youth in my 20s, I don't ever want to be old cause I think old people are cranky and just disgusting. lol!
    Ikebanna69 Ikebanna69 16-17, F 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I want people to THRIVE with me...
    trustingtheprocess trustingtheprocess 31-35 1 hr ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've always wanted to experience life through the other gender's eyes for like a day, and i realize that the only way to do that is with story telling or roleplaying, would there...
    That18YearOld That18YearOld 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Last night I read an article that helped me understand so much pain I have gone through since high school until no, a year away from graduating college. - It seems the Mormon and...
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have known a few nurses and been lucky to have dated a couple. From those experiences I have learned that I love nurses. :)
    talonrift talonrift 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    When I was younger I was physically and mentally abused by my mother. In my early childhood my dad was an alcoholic who would drink come home and beat my mom. We would have to...
    Lost2334 Lost2334 26-30, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Today I said out loud to my therapist that I want to leave my husband. It wasn't something I blurted out or that came out of nowhere. It was a moment of honesty and clarity after...
    0penUp 0penUp 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I want to make sure the people posting on this topic consider this when they ever think about posting on here or anywhere.... based off looks. Side note: My perspective is that...
    Maricopa Maricopa 18-21 3 Responses Aug 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    ..but maybe I am. When I think back over my life and all the "things" I have coveted, most of them have been fickle, fleeting wants. I was lucky that my parents didn't respond to...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 6 Responses Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1. What is your middle name? - Camille 2. How old are you? - 29 3. When is your birthday? - April 10 4. What is your zodiac sign? - Aires 5. What is your favorite color? - Blue...
    buffalobaby2016 buffalobaby2016 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    1. I'm 13 years old. 2. My name is Ada. 3. My full first name is Adrianna, but I hate it. 4. I live in Poland. 5. I'm a scout (most scouting organizations in Poland are co-ed). 6...
    AdaButterfly AdaButterfly 13-15, F Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This is my only true dream. Some people dream of prestigious careers...I dream of holding an infants hand and dipping them in paint and guiding them across the canvas. I dream of...
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    EP Admins please read: Complaining about a problem without proposing a solution is considered whining. I'm not here to whine, I want to offer assistance. I am not sure why this...
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can not find anyone who loves me back. I'm gay. I have dated only once but it was long distance. All the guys who I have crushed on are straight or they don't know what they are...
    AlphaSolaAmator AlphaSolaAmator 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    || Let's clear one thing up before I go into my story.... I am 21 and I do not want to become a mom right now nor the next 4 years. Why? Because my life is out of control right now...
    Loquesoy Loquesoy 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Just something I have realised from 21st Century Relationship. A thing I cant really comprehend, and I believe not known to a lot of young lovers. I have made the mistake, I...
    DanielChris92 DanielChris92 22-25, M Aug 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    This will take more than ten words! I want something more. Sometimes if you are undecided about what you want? People will give you anything. I want more. I want more than just...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 14