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Real stories of alumni finding their way -- by Diana Marginean

Mar 6, 2020

Diana Marginean

STORY by Diana Marginean, BScN graduate

First of all, so much has changed throughout the past eight years of my academic and career journey — I could have never planned all of this out, so don’t stress too much about having it all figured out from the start.

In 2012, I started by pursuing my Bachelor of Science in Nursing at McMaster University directly after high school. Like many other students, I struggled the first two years of my undergraduate studies both academically and mentally. Nursing school can really take a toll, especially with in-hospital clinical rotations. However, it was here that I began to grow and develop my skills, push my limits, and get outside of my comfort bubble. My science courses taught me how to study and provide a good foundation to work in many fields of nursing. My clinical rotations taught me how to interact, care for, and critically think when working with many different types of patients — especially during my mental health placement. Shortly before graduating, I still was unclear about my future career path and didn’t feel ready to start working — which is OKAY!

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You can also read her Alumni Profile on our website at Diana Marginean

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