Two Point Eight

I have spent nearly all of my adult life on the wish, hope, prayer, determination, aspiration, and dream of having my college degree. I became a mom in the middle of my freshman year. I made the decision to devote my time to being a mom to my sons; educational attempts were made with decent success but always at the price of my mom-job.

Now, with my teenage sons in highschool (my oldest entering his senior year. I am holding back my tears & cheers), I have put together a comprehensive plan to get this damned degree.

There was so much preparation in finding a school that worked best for me and offered a career pathway that was interesting and useful. My coworker was buzzing away on her iPad during a staff training breakout session. I was nosey enough to play 21 questions, and I got 21 answers. She and her husband were attending WGU: bonus, they offer an employee discount. It’s 5% but savings is savings.

Months later, I’m enrolled, program picked: RN Pre-licensure. They accepted 15 of my former credits. And I have a 2.8 GPA (I left SFASU with half of that, okay. No literally. My GPA was 1.something. Hey, I was preggo!!)

There are a few more steps that I have to take to get IN my cohort, but I am determined and well on my way. I am so excited to have those blessed letters behind my name R.N.

A (badly edited) look into my future as a graduate of Western Governors University BSN Program. Go Owls

One Reply to “Two Point Eight”

  1. Congrats Talia๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ Life can sometimes have set backs but I’m so happy that you’re about to take that Leap Of Faith & just do it…. Good Luck & I’m supporting you through it all friend๐Ÿค—๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿพ

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