Tag: nursing

How I Knew Brockport Was Right For Me

How I Knew Brockport Was Right For Me

How I knew Brockport and I were the perfect match

1 Year & 2 Weeks in and I’m Changing My Major

1 Year & 2 Weeks in and I’m Changing My Major

Marie Fischer—When I was little, I was so fascinated by the work my parents did. They're both nurses, so our dinner table conversations were far from the norm. They consisted of conversations full of blood, broken bones, puke. Definitely not what you were hearing at most tables. I remember envying them for the things they … Continue reading 1 Year & 2 Weeks in and I’m Changing My Major

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

“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

My Favorite Memory of This Semester: Hands-on Nursing Experience

My Favorite Memory of This Semester: Hands-on Nursing Experience

Missy Fischer—This past semester was filled with some pretty amazing memories for me. It was the first semester I was in the nursing program here at Brockport, so I knew coming in it would be a semester of new experiences left and right. So if I had to choose my favorite memory of this semester, … Continue reading My Favorite Memory of This Semester: Hands-on Nursing Experience

The Myths of Brockport’s Nursing Program

The Myths of Brockport’s Nursing Program

Missy Fischer—Hi, everyone! So I’m back to continue my posts regarding how I chose my major and what it’s taken for me to get where I am now in the program here at The College at Brockport. Just to recap, I left off my last post with letting you all know how I chose to … Continue reading The Myths of Brockport’s Nursing Program

The Journey of Choosing my Major

The Journey of Choosing my Major

Missy Fischer—Choosing a major always seems to be a subject that causes a lot of college students stress and anxiety.  I know for me I had a lot of anxiety about not having my major established by the time I was a senior in high school.  I felt like everyone else knew exactly what they were … Continue reading The Journey of Choosing my Major

Mid-Semester Break, Just in the Nick of Time

Mid-Semester Break, Just in the Nick of Time

Missy Fischer—Midterms are always stressful, but this semester in particular I was extremely nervous for all my exams. This is my first semester in the traditional Nursing program here at The College at Brockport and although it has been a really exciting time for me, it has also been challenging and stressful. This has been … Continue reading Mid-Semester Break, Just in the Nick of Time