Academic Success

Topics: Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant, Healthcare occupations Pages: 2 (693 words) Published: May 7, 2013
Academic Success Paper 1
Academic success is very important and almost essential to living. Without academic success there are not very many job opportunities that will lead to living a successful career or stable lifestyle. Likewise this is very essential and can be utilized by each and every individual. Starting now, I will tell you where I am in my academic career, where I have been and where I see myself by the fall of the 2012 semester.

Summer 2008 I began college as a freshman looking forward to all the new thing that I was going to be learning and also looking forward to all the new people I was going to be meeting. Overall I was overly excited about the new environment. It made me feel a sense of independence that I had never felt before. I was out there on my own and I was ready to make great things happen. Beginning as a freshman I had so many things that I wanted to accomplish. I wanted to become a dental hygienist, a cosmetologist, a pharmacy technician, a nurse and a wardrobe stylist. I knew that if I worked hard I could accomplish and achieve being anything that I wanted. As semesters rolled onward I began to accomplish things that I wanted: pharmacy technician, accomplished; associates degree, accomplished; cosmetologist, accomplished; certified nursing assistant, accomplished. I achieved so many great things but I still wanted more. I felt that there was more out there for me to achieve and I wanted to have it all. If there was more to be learned, I wanted to learn it and be a part of it. With that being said, I worked and I strived for more great things.

By spring 2012 I decided that I wanted to go back to school to become a nurse. I was excited about the semester beginning, but I actually bit off a little bit more than I could chew, hypothetically speaking. In some of my classes I was doing exceptionally well, but in others, not as much. My first semester back I had taken a total of fifteen hours and I was also enrolled in a CNA program at...
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