My Aspirations, Goals and Career
This may sound very typical, but as a very young girl I already knew what my purpose in this world was, to serve others; to find the satisfaction in knowing that I can help change the world one person at a time. My ultimate career goal is to become a Registered Nurse, with the possibility of furthering my education to become a Pediatrician. As a short-term career goal, I look forward to finding an internship that will help guide me and prepare me and even challenge me as I lead on the path of becoming a Registered Nurse.
I grew up in a very family oriented environment, everyone was always there for whoever needed a helping hand and as I was growing up, I came to feel very passionate about lending out a hand to others. I was inspired to take on the career as an RN when I became very active in my Catholic Church. At the age of twelve, I was already doing community service, singing in concerts and festivals, writing my own songs and recording mix tapes. I became very fond of what I was doing not because I liked the attention I was getting; that did not really matter to me, but because I knew that the songs I was singing and the work I was doing was changing someone’s life somewhere in the world. I did not want anything more than to see someone smile because of something I did. So, I came to the conclusion that becoming a nurse is the best way for me to keep reaching out to those who need not only medicine, but also a friend. Becoming a pediatrician in the future would make me feel even more blessed because I would love to be an inspiration to children as well as with other people.
Academically, the requirements for those who are majoring in Nursing are very challenging and overwhelming if your mind is not focused solely on your long-term career goal. According to the Career Services Resource Room at York College, the admission criteria to become a nurse are the completion of 56 required General Education and prerequisite...