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Entry Level MSN Program, Cuban Applicant


I was born in a small rural Cuban town to a fisherman who taught me the most variable lesson of a true sense of humility and altruistic caring for others.  It was because of these two unique attributes of my father which came to define him that inspired him to denounce human rights violations in r…

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PHD Nursing Education, Older Applicant


At the age of 57, I firmly believe that education and service to others should be a lifelong enterprise and I feel strongly that I am in an excellent position to inspire others in the pursuit of their dreams over the long term. Since I have a B.A. in Psychology from XXXX University and also hold d…

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FNP Master's Degree, Applicant from Thailand


I was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand, I moved to the US in 1983 and attended High School here and have been a licensed RN since 1990. I speak excellent English and Thai and some Spanish which I am working to improve. My goal is to enhance the substantial skills and knowledge that I now posse…

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MS Degree Program Nursing, Latina


The greatest strength of my application to your especially distinguished Masters Program in Nursing at the University of XXXX is undoubtedly the fact that I am not only a nurse, but that I am also fully bilingual and bicultural. I am a Mexican woman who is most fully dedicated to addressing the nu…

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BSN Degree Nursing, Career Change


Your especially distinguished nursing program at XXXX is my first choice for study towards the BSN degree for a variety of reasons, particularly your explicit focus on diverse student populations, which attracts me as Korean woman who adores diversity. At 32 years old, the decision to become a nur…

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Entry Level MSN Program, Public Health, FNP


Why XXXX University: I want very much to become a nurse and to build my career in nursing; yet, my undergraduate degree is in Public Health, a closely related field that, in fact,  has served to inspire me to a career in nursing. My current internship as a Nurse’s Assistant has also served to make…

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DNP Studies, Psychiatric, Crisis Intervention


My goal for DNP studies at XXXX University is to be the finest DNP possible. I am currently serving as an RN on a psychiatric unit working with patients in acute crisis. Raised in a family of humanistic and holistic healers, the daughter of a nurse educator, and the sister of a nurse midwife—my fa…

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Doctor of Nursing Practice, Anesthesia DNP-NA


Having completed an undergraduate degree in Flute Performance, I like to think that my background in music has helped me to cultivate creativity, dedication, perseverance, and to learn to prioritize at an early age—all qualities that have been instrumental so far to my success in nursing. Adaptabl…

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MSN Psychiatric Mental Health, Depression


I was not looking forward to a rotation in a locked psychiatric ward during my BSN training, it was merely something to be endured in order to reach my goal of becoming a midwife.  I found the ward to be a disturbing environment but was filled with sympathy for the patients and curious about them …

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MS Master´s Clinical Nurse Program, Indian


A  hard  working  woman  who  was  born  and  raised  in  India, I have now  been living  in the United  States  for the  past  ten  years. I moved to the U.S. in 2002 after marrying a U.S. citizen and have been living with my in-laws since that time. I am now the  mother  of   two  beautiful  boy…

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CRNA Masters, Korean-American, Army

 I feel that one of the greatest benefits of being a professional nurse is the gratification that comes from easing the suffering of others. I have focused on anesthesia because I want to devote the balance of my professional life to this cause. I am a US Army Captain and serving my country is my f…

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MSN Masters, FNP, Haiti Earthquake Volunteer

My intellectual, professional, and clinical interests are all a result of my intense passion for nursing, especially nursing education. I earned my AS Degree in Nursing in 2002 and just finished my BSN. I am especially highly motivated because of my fascination with research, in particular, the ag…

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Non-Traditional, Hospice, World Traveler

XXU is my first choice to study towards the MSN because I love the progressive aspects of your curriculum which mirror the creativity and sense of promise in diversity and humanity that generally characterizes the Bay Area. My academic work ethic is high as is demonstrated by my undergrad GPA of…

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PHD Doctor of Public Health Nursing, African

I am currently finishing up my Master’s Degree in our Nurse Practitioner Program at XXXX University. I have a special emphasis in my studies on adults, most particularly our geriatric population. My compassion for my patients, and the older they are the more that I love them, is matched only by my…

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MSN, ANP, Cardiology, Russian Immigrant

I am a Russian woman from Latvia and a nurse who has now made her home in America. At 32, I feel strongly that I am now at my optimal point for a return to full time study in my field. My main area of interest is cardiology and I a looking for a way to give something back to my community in this a…

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MSN Public Health Education, Minority

I am a young woman who has recently finished my BSN. Half African-American and half Puerto Rican, I have celebrated multicultural diversity my entire life, especially since I was a military child and we moved around constantly. I completed my BS in Public Health at XXXX University in 2005 with a…

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BS Nursing, Chinese Immigrant

Seven years ago, I moved to America from China at the age of 15. Thus, my adulthood so far has been taken up by becoming a Chinese American rather than simply Chinese, and becoming a mother.  Now, I want very much to become a nurse.

I was not inspired to become a nurse until I saw all these nurs…

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DSN, Doctor of Science in Nursing, Latina Nurse

I am a woman of Puerto Rican ancestry who was born in New York. Since late adolescence, I have been dedicated to my career in nursing, completing both my BSN and my MSN at XXXX College. Now 41, I am a nurse who has time to develop a great deal of passion about patients, and to have strong feelings…

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Masters FNP Multilingual, Russian, Spanish

My main goal in life is to make a positive difference in people’s lives by applying my significant nursing experience and to do so while having a satisfying and rewarding career which will provide both variety and autonomy. I am convinced that the FNP role will meet my requirements and maximize my…

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MSN Education & Leadership, Africa

My goal in life is to make a positive difference in people’s lives and I seek to do so by applying my nursing experience while enjoying a satisfying and rewarding career which will provide both variety and autonomy. I am convinced that the FNP role will meet my requirements and maximize my ability…

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