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I have always wanted to help people. Since I was little I have always felt like if I…AllisonCedar Park High School
As a volunteer in a medical center, I spent my summer answering call lights, making …LaylaCedar Park High School
Imagine you have been living a transient lifestyle your entire life. You were exiled…EMILYJohns Hopkins University
Nursing is in my blood. But it’s taken me becoming a mother to realize it’s my calli…JentsyThree Rivers Community College
To Mometrix Test Preparation, my name is Ellie Milesnick, a senior at Belgrad…EllieBelgrade High School
It was the beginning of the summer before going into 8th grade. Most kids would be o…AlexandriaUniversity of Texas - Medical Branch
There are many factors that have inspired me to pursue my future career as a nurse. …ShariahSunshine Bible Academy
My name is Maddison Perkins and I was born and raised in northern Florida, spec…MaddisonKeystone Heights Sr. / Jr. High School
I was inspired to pursue a degree in nursing because I enjoy helping others and the …HannahFlour Bluff High School
Ever since I can remember, I have always been taking care of someone. Whether it was…JillayahKeiser University-Tampa
Working at Texas Children’s Hospital in the pediatric intensive care unit has solidi…Taylor D.Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Becoming a nurse has been a goal of mine for many years and I have tried to set myse…HaileyMarshall High School
At the age of seventeen, I have embraced the many life-changing experiences that scu…JadaHeritage High School
got pregnant when I was a sophomore in high school and it opened my eyes to how har…jacalynMonte Vista high school
When I was 13, I had an incredible opportunity to move in with my father. One uneven…AnnaSanta Rosa Junior College
I have always enjoyed helping people. Growing up, I always wanted to be a doctor. As…ElizabethPenn State Altoona
Nursing Graduate School

When caring and providing are your two valuable virt…
NickitaWestern Governors University
Going back to school has always been my desire on pursuing my RN degree in Nursing. …JasminaIvy Tech, Fort Wayne, IN
When I was a little girl, I was often asked "What do you want to be when you gro…AshleyPope John Paul II High School
The reason I am so inspired to pursue the nursing degree is because I have had …PeytonWest Jessamine
In my early high school years my dream was to be a Professional Journalist/ Creative…RechaiyaFranklin Military Academy
I was raised in Montana Vista, a small, unincorporated community in the outskirts of…Alexandra University of Texas at Arlington
Perseverance. I've always had a passion for helping others, but I haven't pu…BrookeMiddlesex County College
When I was younger I was born with an atrial septal defect. This caused me a lot of …MorganUniversity of Alabama
When I was 19 years old, like most college students, I was unsure about where I was …SheenahOlympic College
I first knew I wanted to go into the medical field when I was in kindergarten. We ha…AudreyMessiah College
I was once hospitalized for breaking my finger and that was a harsh time for me, it …D’CiaraCentral High School
My biggest inspiration has always been my mother. I watched my mother struggle to fi…ChantaiWest Coast University
I am a very caring person, one who cares more about others than herself. Before I be…DiajanaeMount Mary University
My whole life I have been surrounded by nurses. My mom, grandma, two of my aunts…AshlynCollierville High School
I'm 20, male, very interested in ideas, health loving, intense at times, and I l…JacksonHouston Community College
My name is Annabelle Westmoreland. I am a first-generation college student from a ti…AnnabelleChattanooga State Community College
Everyone in my family is a nurse, from my mom to my aunts and my grandparents. The e…JacqualineChamberlain College of Nursing
One thing that I have always been sure of is knowing that I want to help people. I a…MadisonHamilton High School
I knew from early childhood that I wanted to pursue a career that would allow me to …AnaHerscher High School
I can remember being a little girl and telling my mom that I wanted to be a nurse be…RobynHoward Junior College
I've always loved caring for things. It started as a young child with my baby do…MakenzieAmarillo College
In the summer of my junior year of high school, I was really struggling with my futu…ArielleFlorida SouthWestern State College
When I was a month shy of eleven, I discovered I could apply to volunteer in the nur…Paigebridgeland high school
Nurses are an essential player in healthcare. In a society where the field is strong…AmonteYork College
Being an only child of immigrant parents, I will be the first in my family to pursue…VyReynolds High School
My name is Jasmine Gilbert and I am a graduate of Highland Springs High School in Ri…JasmineNorfolk State University
“See you later.” These were my papaw’s last words to me as he drifted to sleep for t…LeabethUniversity of Louisville
Since I was little I've always been fascinated by the work of a nurse. I've …EmilyBullitt East High School
I am the first generation in my family to go to college and child of an immigrant fa…vianeyseattle central college
As an only child I grew up with a broad imagination. I would play house, school and …SarahBemidji State University
What motivates me to pursue a career in nursing?

After nine fearful months of…
JordanDominican College
When you ask of me about the word passion for becoming an RN, it all started when I …OMYLINETTEARIZONA COLLEGE
As a first-generation college student, daughter of immigrants, and brain trauma surv…Alma Montreat College
I started freshman year of college on the Psychology pathway. Through a service-lear…Coral JulietInter American University
As a young girl, whenever someone asked me what I wanted to be when I got older, I w…EmilyFreeman High School
When I was twelve years old my family friend broke her arm terribly in a soccer game…CharlotteEast Brunswick High School
My dream is to be a psychiatric nurse practitioner. I believe that mental illnesses …EniolaHillsborough High School
One of the many things that inspired me to pursue a nursing degree was my mom, she w…Theresalakeland community college
Freshman year of high school, I signed up for a biomedical technology class. I got t…JordanPine Forest High School
I was inspired to pursue a nursing degree when I got to be apart of my aunt's jo…EmilyMountain Vista High School

I would walk into church every Sunda…
AveryBlue Valley West
I chose to pursue a nursing degree because my love for helping people. Early 2014 w…QuinlanSamford University
There are many reasons that I want to become a nurse. For as long as I can remember,…meaganwando high school

Growing up, I had an admiration for nurses, as they were my primary point of con…
In sixth grade, I spent nearly a week in the hospital due to severe stomach pains, a…SkylarDexter High School
I became initially interested in the idea of helping save lives when my mom's br…BrianaSerrano High School
When I was younger, my mother was an STNA. The job seemed difficult and with little …SydneyNorthwest State Community College
Over the summers, I serve as a vacation bible school leader at Crossroads Community …SarahLutheran High School
Over the summers, I serve as a vacation bible school leader at Crossroads Community …SarahLutheran High School
Helping others has always been close to my heart. There are many different factors t…JocelynUniversity of Central Oklahoma
Since I was a child, I always dreamed of working in the health profession. I was alw…ZikiaSouthwest Baptist University
"You are too smart to have ADD." "You don't look like you have ADD.&…PrincessE. E. Smith High School
The biggest motivating factor I have to pursue my nursing degree is my family. I gre…JasmineDrexel University
I was twelve years old when I heard the three worst words a mother can tell their ch…TheresaChamberlain College of Nursing
My inspiration to become a nurse began Valentine’s Day 2015 when my son KJ was just …CandiceUniversity of Houston
Inspiration is the mental stimulation, to do or feel something. This can be positive…AngelFlorida Memorial University
My mother was six months pregnant with me and regularly told her doctor she was not …MadisonUniversity of New England
May 3, 2015 was the day I realized what I actually wanted to do in life. This was th…JoriCoahoma Early College High School
I decided to pursue a nursing career because I always had that passion and the will …KaraAlexandria Area High School
“There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other ho…KennedyEdna Karr Secondary School
What motivates me the most to continue my education is my family. My parents were im…Alejandra Valley High School
Growing up I had lots of exposure to life in the medical field, with my mother being…JadenSeymour high school
Growing up with older sisters I was glad to always have them to look up to or go to …DianaLincoln Memorial University
Growing up as a child who was in the hospital more often than others, whether for me…AlejandraThomas Jefferson High School
Nursing is such a unique occupation. It is so diverse with so many different opportu…MaKenzie Anderson University
Nurses play significant roles in all different types of medical facilities found all…IsabellaSaint John Paul II Academy
Nursing is not a career choice, it is my calling. 4 years ago, I was on track to get…ArthurUniversity of San Francisco
As a child, any adult that I encountered, whether they were my immediate family or a…KatlynTexas State University
My name is Praise and I am a twenty-year-old studying nursing at Grand Canyon Univer…PraiseGrand Canyon University
I was inspired to pursue a nursing career at a young age, but I had not realized it …YamilexUniversity of Saint Francis- Fort Wayne, IN
Giving back is an important part of my life. I cherish the life I have and feel it i…RashellRegis College
I always thought the world was the most perfect place and never anything different. …Madison McDonald County High School
My name is Shelly Nonnenberg, and I aspire to be a nurse. I have had the dream of be…ShellyWendell Krinn Technical High School
My father. When I was growing up, my father worked two jobs effortlessly each day fo…AdriannaGwynedd Mercy University
It started when I was six years old. I was fresh out of kindergarten when I was …MorganXavier University
Throughout my high school years, I have had many experiences that have encouraged an…GabrielaLong Island Lutheran Middle and High School
"Grammy, I think I am going to go to college to be a nurse!" I grinned, know…SarahNorthern Kentucky University
IWalking in My Aunt’s Footsteps

Growing up I had the wonderful privilege …
AudreyDavis Applied Technology Colledge
When I was 14 years old, I heard the three words that no one wants to hear, “you hav…CaitlinNewbury Park High School
My inspiration for becoming a nurse started around when I was in 2nd grade. During t…AbigailUniversity of Nebraska- Kearney
The bright lights of the hospital blinded me as I walked down its pristine hallways,…HaleyDublin High School
Nursing. Right now in April of 2020, nursed are being appreciated more than ever. At…KeyahBlackman High School
Growing up, my grandfather was my father figure, my biggest influence, and my best f…MeganAdvent Health University
I have known since I was young that my calling was to care for people; it is the ver…VannessaPolk State College
My greatest inspiration to pursing a nursing degree has to be my grandfather. He wen…JadeNova Southeastern University
“To do what nobody else will do, a way that nobody else can do, in spite of all we g…Aida John O'Connell
The field of medicine has been a major interest to me since I was young. When I firs…BethannySalado High school
I chose to pursue a nursing degree for many reasons. The main reason being to make a…Caitlyn Becker College
As long as I can remember, I have had the desire to help as many people as I can. I …KathrynDavenport University
Ever since I was a little girl, I have had a burning passion to take care of others.…ArianaLiberty University

I have three children, and two are ill. My experiences with limited and in…
MELISAChamberlain College of Nursing
My biggest motivator for becoming a nurse is my strength. My first experience with a…ClaudiaEagle Gate College
A career in the medical field is one of the rewarding professions anybody can have, …MollyDeer Lakes High School
The sun had just set after a long day. My grandmother was organizing her gauze cabin…Sarah University of Mary
“You have Stage One Breast Cancer, I am so sorry” the doctors announced to my mother…TaylorWakeland High School
Coming from a low-income family means that every penny counts. It means that you hav…RosaWestern School of Technology and Environmental Science
When I was only about 9 years old my father had a heart attack while on the road. I …SarahWarrenton High School
I am pursuing a Master’s in Nursing for Adult and Geriatric Care. I have worked in m…Elyse KristineAzusa Pacific University
The single biggest motivating factor that drives me in my pursuit of nursing is my d…JenniferRoseville Area High School
My inspiration for being a nurse comes from seeing my mother in the healthcare field…Melissa Larkin High School
When my mom was told she was likely to get breast cancer since it ran in the family,…AngelinaUniversity of The Incarnate Word
Poverty, fear, suffrage, death, murder- these things surround our lives, but in oth…HaileyCastle High School
The one event that encouraged me the most was my sister being in ICU for a week clos…DeszranaePrattville High School
I chose nursing as my career because I enjoy providing the type of care that is requ…AnneliseUniversity of Kansas

From a young age, becoming a nurse was the only future that my mind could fathom…
LisbethMiami Dade College
Caring for people has always been second nature to me. Even in diapers I was trying …AbigailUniversity of Missouri St. Louis
When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a veterinarian. Then a firefighter. Later, …ElizabethMountlake Terrace High School
The biggest inspiration that made me want to pursue nursing was my beautiful mother.…DeboraGrand Canyon university
What we are experiencing since this pandemic was deemed a pandemic is one of … RosedadKeiser University
I plan on attending the University of Oklahoma to pursue a nursing degree. Growing u…ErickaBroken Arrow High School
As a first generation student, I've always wanted to do something memorable that…MichelleMiami Dade College
I have always recognized that I was not like others or what most would characterize …CamerynCenter Academy
When I was in middle school, I read Kisses From Katie, a book which chronicles a you…GenevieveHomeschool
Hello. My name is Akeela Jackson and I am currently pursing in education in nursing.…AkeelaSan Joaquin Delta College
Nursing is more than just a job for me. I’ve felt called to nursing for several year…KaitlynUniversity of Houston College of Nursing
I was inspired to be a nurse because of my great grandmother. She always wanted to b…EmilyPerkiomen Valley High School
I am the only daughter from a single mother of two children born in America. My pare…DeborahOklahoma Health Science Center-College of Nursing
Recollections of his glassy-eyed look, burning with fever, and watching him stumble …HannahShelbyville High School
Ever since I was a kid, I have always wanted to become a nurse. I have always loved …Madison Washington-Liberty High School
For as long as I can remember, I have been interested in joining the healthcare prof…MerayahJohns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Nursing is one of the most demanding careers — both physically and emotionally. And …JilleannReno High School
My journey and interest in the medical field and becoming a nurse began in high sch…HannahUniversity of Houston College of Nursing
As a son of two nurses, a military veteran, and now a father, helping others just se…PatrickBelmont University
It was a beautiful summer day in Chicago that had all the makings of a perfect day. …AnnaUniversity of Texas Health Science Center
Since I was fifteen I knew I wanted to be able to take care of young children, I alw…ShannonDunbar High School
Around 2008 my dad started becoming sick. As a young child I was only eight years ol…Jessica Immaculata University
No one ever told me when I younger that I would have an infatuation with the medical…VictoriaSouth Putnam High School
I will never forget the rush of fear that would fill my body whenever I was woken up…NicolePope High School
Sometimes, the best part of life is the unexpected. “Don’t leave the miracle before …Jasmine University of Texas at Arlington
I ache to become a nurse capable of delivering and developing holistic, culturally c…MaritzaSonoma State University