NAME Melissa Nelson ’10
HOMETOWN Randolph, Mass.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES Anthropology major in the premed program
WHAT SHE’S UP TO NOW Studying to become a midwife in the accelerated bachelor of science in nursing/master of science in nursing program at the University of Pennsylvania.
WHY SHE’S BLOGGING “To share my experiences post-Holy Cross. I am one of the many students who have entered into an accelerated advanced practice nursing program. Attending a direct-entry nursing program is becoming popular with some Holy Cross grads, and I wanted to share my experiences as I go through this intensive program.”
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