When I arrived in Miami, I started attending Miami Beach Senior High School and even thou English was my second language, I applied myself daily to excel academically. I proved to my teachers and my coach I deserved to be part of the team so I quickly earned my position as a co-captain on the volleyball team.
After graduating from High School, I committed to Miami Dade College with a full volleyball scholarship for two years. After only 2 years of playing college volleyball, I found myself obligated to find a full-time job to help support my family. I decided to still enroll full-time because I wanted to earn my Associate Degree fast to be able to transfer to FAU. This decision ended up costing a few bad grades and I also needed to withdraw some classes because I was overwhelmed with two jobs and schoolwork. My family needed me; therefore I made the decision to just work hard for a little while to provide to my family.
In 2005, I finally earned my Associate Degree in Commercial Arts and I was on my way to earning my Bachelor Degree In Fine Arts. My grades and GPA obtained while attending FAU as well as graduating with Cum Laude honors demonstrate and establish the life lessons learned in my early college years. I learned the importance of perseverance, hard work and determination. These 3 elements are imperative to succeed in every aspect...
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...n the hospitality industry for 18 years. I possess exceptional customer service, I am organized and I am able to multitask. I believe all these versatile skills will be useful when becoming a nurse.
I always knew I wanted to work with children and in a near future, I would like to pursue a career in Pediatric Nursing. I believe pre-nursing at Barry University will be a great stepping-stone in giving me this opportunity. I believe that pediatrics is about understanding each individual child. It’s about adapting to their dynamic needs, concerns and tendencies as well as helping their parents on how to overcome the challenges of having a sick child.
I understand that nursing is an extremely demanding profession, but I also feel that it is a very rewarding and gratifying one that gives you the opportunity to intensify and improve the quality of people’s lives.
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