There Are More Hard Majors Than Just Nursing
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Take My Pulse And You'll Quickly Realize Nursing Is Not The ONLY Hard College Major Out There

Someone had to say it.

Take My Pulse And You'll Quickly Realize Nursing Is Not The ONLY Hard College Major Out There

I scroll through my facebook and the home page of articles very often. I love reading what my peers are writing but also what hot topics are for articles. But lately, my scrolling has got me thinking.

Every article is about nursing majors.

"To the nursing major, you'll get through" or "To the nursing major, it will all be worth it".

I talked to a lot of my friends about this and we determined it was finally time other majors got recognition because, no, nursing is not the only hard major.

There, I said it.

I am a business major, I have a business marketing major with an economics minor. And I know business often gets the wrap of an easy major, something anyone can do, and to that, I say you're wrong. I have spent many nights figuring out homework until the early hours of the morning. I have spent countless hours studying for exams because the material is still a mystery to me, despite learning it for two weeks.

I have cried on the floor because I will just "never understand this."

I have friends who are pre-vet majors, science majors, engineering majors, criminal justice majors, education majors and so on and so forth, and I have watched every single one of them have a moment of self-doubt as the whether or not they could do it. I have watched every single one have a freakout moment or breakdown as to whether or not this is right for them and if they should continue. But every one of them chose to. Why?

Because it's their passion, it is what they wanted to do since they were little kids.

So just like you nursing majors, we all have hard classes, moments of self-doubt and times where all we do it sit on the floor and cry about the future. We all have moments where our life gets hard, our major is a lot of work and we have no idea what to do next.

But we continue.

A lot of nursing majors choose to do nursing because their family is full of nurses, or they have loved nursing since being a child, or they love to take care of people.

If it is your passion and if it is your dream job, do it - without no complaints or needs for attention at the amount of work it is.

Nursing is not the only hard major, every major is hard in its own way. We all have those classes that keep us up, those exams that we will just never understand the material for, and those breakdowns that make us question our path.

But we all do it because we all see the pay off at the end.

It is time other majors get the recognition they deserve because we are all here working our butts off.

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