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Masters CRNA, Active US Air Force, ICU

I am an active US Air Force Reservist and, for the last four years, I have worked as a qualified flight nurse in an Air Force Aero-medical Evacuation Squadron. In my civil nursing career I have undertaken a very wide variety of roles since qualifying in 1996.  I now seek to apply and extend my signi…

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Masters CRNA, ICU Experience, Missions

I am applying to your distinguished program because nothing satisfies me as much as seeing a smiling face prior to surgery; and the calm serenity of a confidant patient following surgery. Still only 26 and with 8 years of ICU nursing under my belt, my application to your competitive program is stren…

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MSN Masters FNP, Rural Health

I was inspired to become a nurse by my daughter Catherine who survived a liver transplant at 4 years old. A highly disciplined and hard working nurse, I have extensive experience in acute, critical, and emergency room settings at teaching hospitals. My philosophy of nursing is to find the individual…

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BSN-to-DNP Degree, Family Nurse Practitioner

My response to entering middle age has been to advance in my career. I look forward to contributing to the lovely diversity of your program at XXU as a woman who was born and raised in Iran; while I will always be Persian, however, I have been here so long that I already feel Oklahomian. I became an…

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MS Masters, Post-Surgery, Asian-American


After graduating from XXXX State with my BSN in Nursing, I began my career with XXU Health on a floor that specializes in post surgical patients, especially those with traumatic injuries. I was nervous but very eager to learn. Taking care of patient’s physiological, psychological and spiritual nee…

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Masters CRNA Nurse Anesthesia, Family Man

I would feel profoundly honored to complete my Masters Degree in Nurse Anesthesia at XXXX College’s highly respected program. I am applying to your program primarily out of respect and admiration for your central goal of creating student-centered partnerships with clinical sites. Another factor is t…

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WHNP Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

I had a really good time in nursing school in general; but nothing else excited me as much as my course in women’s health. This is why I have my sights set on becoming a distinguished WHNP and I hope to perform all of my clinical work in this area. I have complete confidence in the distinguished fac…

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FNP Letter of Intent, Hospice, Spirituality

Your distinguished MSN Program at XXXX University is my first choice for graduate study to become a nurse practitioner because I want very much to attend a school with a solid spiritual foundation and ethos. My dedication to nursing as a spiritual activity, healing and care as an expression of love …

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ANP Adult Nurse Practitioner, Portuguese

I want to become a nurse practitioner because nursing is my life and I want to advance in my career, becoming the finest ANP possible. I do not spend much time on facebook; when I am there, it is usually to share experiences with other nurses. At least with the exception of my daughter, my top prior…

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DNP, Nursing Leadership and Education, Peru

I spent the first 27 years of my life in my native Peru, where I made my first degrees in nursing. 22 years later, now 49 and partially Americanized, I yearn to prepare myself for career advancement in nursing practice education and to eventually return to Peru as an expert in this area. I am co…

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CRNA, Nurse Anesthesia, Filipino & Chinese

Born and raised in Manila, Philippines, I am a young man and a nurse who is three quarters Filipino and one quarter Chinese. One of four siblings, I grew up in a tiny, humble home in one of the most impoverished slums in Manila, far from the city lights. We were happy despite the fact that 15 people…

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MSN Military, FNP Healthcare Management

I am applying to your distinguished program at XXXX University because I see it as the best fit for my high level of motivation and extensive professional responsibility. I also feel strongly that my personal nursing philosophy is well aligned with the mission of your program with respect to diversi…

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Nursing Masters, CRNA, Devout Catholic Man

XXXX University is my first choice for graduate study because I am not only a devout Catholic but also a fervent admirer of the Jesuit tradition. I am convinced that the election of history’s first Jesuit pope will help us to usher in novel and creative advances from a Catholic perspective on the ma…

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MSN Nursing and Health Studies, Missions

XXXX University is my first choice for graduate study not only because it is the finest MSN program available online, but also because of your Jesuit philosophy and tradition of placing those who most need our help as our highest priority. There is nothing that I am as proud of as I am my 6 trips to…

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DNP Africa, Immigrant Applicant, Cameroon

1.) I am applying to the University of XXXX because I am convinced that your program is the finest DNP program available for an applicant with my specific interests and focus: on Africa. In my humble opinion, the greatest weakness of my application to your program is my age; I am 52. Nevertheless, I…

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MSN, Clinical Care Extender, Arabic Woman

Just like my mother, I am an Arab woman, despite the fact that I have been in California my entire life. Thus, I look forward to contributing to the diversity of your distinguished program in nursing as a near-native speaker of Arabic as well as a young woman who is most passionate about and fully e…

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MSN, Cuban Applicant, Missions to Nicaragua

My application to your distinguished Master’s in Nursing Program at the University of XXXX is inspired primarily by my job as an ER nurse at the XXXX Medical Center in XXXX. I began serving here shortly after finishing my BSN Degree in May of 2012. Prior to that time, I spent more than a year here w…

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Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree, Education

Practice/Experience/Leadership: Out of my 16.5 years of nursing experience, I now have 14 years of progressive leadership experience in team development, staff retention programs and the maintenance, operation, and enhancement of patient services. I also earned my BSN (2006) and MSN (with a focus in…

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MS APNP Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

APNP Goal Statement Sample

  1. Why are you interested in this program?

As a nurse I have witnessed the enormously beneficial effects of the intervention of APNP’s in the lives of patients suffering both acute and chronic symptoms of mental ill-health. I seek to emulate their effectiveness.

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MS Clinical Nursing Indian Applicant

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  boys…

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