Author: mfisc07

Resumes and applications and interviews! Oh, my!

Resumes and applications and interviews! Oh, my!

Missy Fischer—With only a mere 45 days left until my college graduation, I have really had to put some time and effort into getting ready for life after college. In the past month I have put some serious effort into my resume and finally completed that, applied to my first “big girl job”, and also … Continue reading Resumes and applications and interviews! Oh, my!

7 Things They Don’t Tell You About Senior Year

7 Things They Don’t Tell You About Senior Year

Missy Fischer— It comes quicker than you think I suppose people do tell you this; that as time goes on, time seems to go quicker. But I feel like it was just a month ago that I was starting my second semester of freshman year. The fact that I am now one month into my … Continue reading 7 Things They Don’t Tell You About Senior Year

My Winter Break in 381 Words

My Winter Break in 381 Words

Missy Fischer—It feels as though this winter break has come and gone with a blink of an eye. The past five weeks, for me personally, have just flown by. Finals week ended on a high note; I was happy with both my final exam grades and overall grades for the semester. The week after I … Continue reading My Winter Break in 381 Words

Controlled Chaos

Controlled Chaos

Melissa Fischer—Two words come to mind when I think about the final weeks of the semester: controlled chaos. These final weeks are usually filled with lots of assignments and exams that finalize the semester and bring it to a close. With so much going on in such a small amount of time it’s easy to … Continue reading Controlled Chaos

Mid Semester “Break”

Mid Semester “Break”

Missy Fischer—Mid Semester break came exactly at the right time. I was starting to feel burnt out and ready to have some relaxing quality time back at my parents' house. But, although it’s considered a break, I’m not sure I, personally, can think of it as that. I have two exams this upcoming Friday, so … Continue reading Mid Semester “Break”

Senior Year: The Final Chapter

Missy Fischer—Hi all!! For those of you new to the blog, my name is Melissa and I’m a senior nursing student here at The College at Brockport. A senior; I cannot believe it. I can remember being a freshman so clearly it feels like just last week. I have mixed emotions about being a senior … Continue reading Senior Year: The Final Chapter

I chose Brockport because of its size, but I stayed because of the people.

I chose Brockport because of its size, but I stayed because of the people.

Missy Fischer—When I was a senior in high school, there were a lot of things I considered when I was choosing which school I wanted to attend for college. Size, distance from home, majors they offered, price, extracurricular activities and the surrounding city, town or village played major factors for me. And in the end, … Continue reading I chose Brockport because of its size, but I stayed because of the people.

Mental Breaks = Happiness

Missy Fischer—I can’t believe that we’ve already been back to Brockport for a week since spring break. This semester is on the downhill swing of the roller coaster and it’ll be over before we know it, I’m sure. I’m not going to lie though; spring break couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. I … Continue reading Mental Breaks = Happiness

“The more you work towards a goal, the harder it is to give up”

“The more you work towards a goal, the harder it is to give up”

Missy Fischer—Hi guys! I hope everyone is staying warm in this atrocious cold weather we’ve been having lately. I know that it has been a steady 0 degree Fahrenheit this week in Brockport. I thought I’d write about a piece of advice one of my favorite professors told me last year. First off I’ll start … Continue reading “The more you work towards a goal, the harder it is to give up”

Back At It For The Spring Semester

Back At It For The Spring Semester

Missy Fischer—Hey guys, I can’t believe that the spring semester has already taken off and is in full swing. I know that with this only being the beginning of week 3, I have already had a bunch of assignments and work to do. This semester I’m taking four classes and have my weekly clinical rotation … Continue reading Back At It For The Spring Semester