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Finding My Home Away from Home

Four years ago in April, I was in the midst of one of the biggest changes in my life. My mom had dropped the bomb that we were going to pick up and move from our home in New Jersey to a new town in Massachusetts. I was less than happy. I was already worried about choosing the right college and leaving my friends, but … Continue reading Finding My Home Away from Home

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Nursing School: Why Catholic University

Four years ago when I was making my decision on where to attend college and earn my BSN I didn’t know how many opportunities were waiting for me. Now, as a senior nursing student, I am confident that attending Catholic University was the best decision I could have made. Here’s what a glimpse at what four years here entails! DC has so much to offer … Continue reading Nursing School: Why Catholic University

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Melbourne Reflections

I can’t believe that after four months, my time in Melbourne is coming to an end. I remember the first day when I landed at the airport and moved into my apartment as if it were yesterday, and in a couple of weeks I will be doing that same 26-hour traveling experience all over again. These past four months have been some of the best of … Continue reading Melbourne Reflections

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Why Catholic: The Nursing Edition

As people talk about their college search, most stories have that one moment of clarity–the moment when you feel like you’re home and that you belong in that certain place, and that was how I felt every time I came to visit Catholic University. I initially tour Catholic per the suggestion of my mom and when I stepped on campus for the first time, I … Continue reading Why Catholic: The Nursing Edition

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Taking on New Zealand

One unique aspect of studying nursing at Catholic University is that our students have the opportunity to study abroad! Hear about Alexis’s nursing classes at The Catholic University of Australia and catch up on her recent adventures! Nursing classes in Australia are a bit different from my classes in the U.S. Each class is only once a week, but it is a two hour lecture … Continue reading Taking on New Zealand

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Taking Flight: CUA Nursing

Hi, I’m Peggy and I’m a senior nursing major at CUA! Being a student at CUA, I often hear, “You have so many great opportunities available to you.” In all honesty, we do! We have incredible internship opportunities, and as a nursing major, I do clinical work at world-renowned hospitals just down the street. One of the best parts about being a student in DC … Continue reading Taking Flight: CUA Nursing

Alexis Down Under: A Nursing Student Abroad

I AM GOING TO AUSTRALIA!!! I am studying abroad in Melbourne, Australia, this semester and I could not be more excited. From the moment I applied to CUA’s Nursing School, I knew that I wanted to take advantage of the study abroad opportunities that they offer to nursing students. Many nursing programs do not offer study abroad because the curriculum is so structured and specific. … Continue reading Alexis Down Under: A Nursing Student Abroad