After graduating from high school in 2011, I was unsure exactly what direction my life would take, so I packed up and moved to Londonderry, New Hampshire to live with my dad for a few months. While I was there I worked as a waitress at a nearby restaurant and decided to apply into the Faculty of Arts at the University of Regina, for the winter 2012 semester. I was accepted and began to take general classes for the next year and a half.
In fall of 2012, I began discussing what direction I was heading towards with my mother, and she mentioned that I had most of my pre-professional year completed for the University of Saskatchewan nursing program. I applied into the program and was accepted to the University of Saskatchewan Faculty of Nursing Regina campus, and took my second-year nursing classes in the Fall 2013 and Winter 2014 semesters. However, due to a number of reasons I did not complete my second-year clinical classes in the summer semester.
Originally I was planning to take a year off of nursing and to take a few classes from the University of Regina, though more focused on one of my interests: dance. The Bachelor of Dance program must be taken post, or concurrently with, Bachelor of Arts Education with a major in Dance. After much thought and deliberation I applied to the Faculty of Education for the Fall 2014 semester, and was accepted. Around the same time I was accepted into Arts Education, some miscommunications at the University of Saskatchewan were sorted and I learned it was expected that I would take a couple third-year nursing classes in the fall.
All of this to show how I have gotten to where I am now, working on my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Saskatchewan, and my Bachelor of Arts Education and Bachelor of Dance from the University of Regina. I also work part-time at a before and after-school care program that runs Monday to Friday.
I have often been asked why I am doing it this way or why I have decided to do so much. Though I can not give a reasonable explication to why, I can confidently say that I am really enjoying (almost) every moment of my time spent working toward my degrees.