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91. A Male Nurse
Adam just graduated from college and will be
to nursing school this upcoming fall. He has
degree in Biology. He initially wanted to be
doctor and his parents wanted him to be
, too. Even though being a doctor gets you
lot of money and prestige, it is also
stressful. Adam did not want to be in
that long. Medical school is also very expensive.
into medical school is hard, too.
his parents that he wasn't going to apply
medical school, they were upset. They did not
why. Adam had a high GPA, a high
score, and great letters of recommendation. Adam explained
his heart was not into it. He knew
would probably get into some medical schools, but
wasn't worth it. He wanted to go to
school. He wouldn't have to be in school
long and he liked the work better. When
told his parents this, they said, "Nursing is
women," they said. Adam expected them to say
. A lot of people have told him the
"I get why you would say that,
there are a lot of male nurses these
. They are paid well too, and don't have
work long hours," Adam said. His parents accepted
wishes. They weren't happy about it at first.
his first year of nursing school, however, they
how happy he was.