Nursing School: 4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Time

Posted on September 02, 2016  in  [ Nursing & Health Care ]

Are you passionate about nursing? Whether you are a current student or you are considering earning your bachelor’s in nursing, you may be wondering how to make the most of your education so that you can be prepared to enter the field. Here are five ways to make the most of your time in nursing school:

Join a Nursing Club

As a nursing student at Grand Canyon University, you will have the opportunity to get involved with a nursing club. This will allow you to build relationships with your peers, network with professionals and discover exciting career opportunities. Whether you join an honor society, nursing club or association, getting involved can help you to make the most of your time in nursing school!

Get to Know Your Professors

The leadership and faculty in GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions are dedicated to helping you become a healthcare servant leader of tomorrow. As experienced professionals, they can help you produce extraordinary outcomes in the fields of nursing and healthcare. By getting to know your professors, you can gain valuable knowledge that will help you both in your classes and in your future career.

Dive Deeper Into Healthcare Research

Immersing yourself in research is a great way to enhance your educational coursework. As a student, you will have the opportunity to learn by reading existing research from GCU’s scholars, advanced students and educators. This will help you to further your academic exploration and expand your learning experiences. As a result, this may help you to grow in your knowledge and become a more effective servant leader.

Give Back to the Community

Getting involved with community outreach and volunteering can help you to stay balanced while you earn your education. As a student at GCU, you will have many opportunities to connect with the surrounding community. For example, GCU puts on a variety of events, such as Serve the City Day and the Run to Fight Children’s Cancer, which focus on serving others. Participating in these events can be a great way to connect with your peers and give back!

GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions prepares students to fill evolving healthcare roles as qualified professionals. To learn more about nursing and healthcare degrees at GCU, visit our website or use the Request More Information button at the top of the page.

Written by Lauren Abraham, a senior earning a communications degree at GCU.

Lauren Abraham

Lauren Abraham is a senior at Grand Canyon University studying communication with a minor in marketing. She was born and raised in Phoenix and enjoys living in the Valley.
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