Hi all, I have a list of about 12 schools right now. They are CSU Fullerton, Villanova, ASU, Gonzaga, Point Loma, Purdue, SDSU, TCU, UC Irvine, UCLA, UConn, and University of Portland. I wanted to take out Villanova because of irrelevant reasons. I am here to seek recommends to add a target/reach school or schools.
Here is my academic and personal profile:
GPA: 4.24 (school went Pass/Fail second-semester junior year) 3.7 or so UW
SAT: 1430 (going to retake)
Colleges: Seeking Direct entry nursing ones only
John Muir Internship
It starts in a week!
Kaiser Permanente Volunteer Shift Leader
Nearly 2 years since joining
3 hours every week. I have more than 290 hours. Received the Gold Volunteering Service Award (250 hours in one year)
KP Launch Summer Intern
An eight-week, 32 hours per week, paid summer work internship, earning hourly minimum wage. Assigned to the Member Services Department: greeted members, delivered documents, signed them in to speak to a representative, clarified any questions, and aided in department research. Participated in weekly workshops devised to provide interns with valuable individual and professional development skills. 3,500 applicants for only 10 internship slots.
Conducted research on member waiting time for each of the Kaiser Permanente service regions in the Diablo Service Area. Presented this to the Direct of Operations in the Member Services Department who then presented this to his boss and other higher-ups.
Shadowing Experience: Observed the routine and patient care of 8 different registered nurses in 4 different departments (ICU, PACU, Surgical, and Cardiopulmonary). Observed the routine and patient care of 3 different physicians assistants in 2 different departments (Urology and Head and Neck). Watched 10 procedures and surgeries. Observed the routine of a laboratory technician.
1 year since joining
As a GOYA leader (Greek Orthodox Youth Association), I help set up charitable events, organize youth gatherings, and host church assemblies for the GOYA participants. We target involvement among youth to get them involved with volunteering opportunities and team-building experiences.
Set-up donations for teenagers in Greece who were in need of clothing and shoes due to natural disasters.
Raiser over $1,000 for a philanthropy project for the homeless. Assembled more than 150 cold weather kits (water, snacks, beanie, blanket, socks, gloves in each kit).
President and Tutor of Study Studio
Providing free 1-on-1 or group tutoring for middle school students. Focused on making the transition to the next educational level as smooth as possible while giving students advanced learning techniques. Gathered a team of over 15 tutors. Created academic work schedules and SAT Grammar presentations. I made the switch from high school tutoring to middle school tutoring once the pandemic orders went into place.
President of American Cancer Society
Holding meetings with members of the club in order to plan fundraising events, volunteering opportunities, and build connections. As President of the club, I set up the various volunteering opportunities, led the meetings by educating members on cancer and its impact on society, and communicated with other organizations for fundraisers (canceled because of COVID-19). Provided over 20 hours of volunteering in 2020.
Involved with cultural Greek dancing for Ascension Cathedral. 2 hour long practices 1-2 times per week year-round. Compete at FDF (Faith, Dance, Fellowship) where churches from across the U.S. display their group dances. Have won costume awards, a first-place choral award, and second place for our division. We also dance for the Oakland A’s on Greek night and present our dances at our yearly church festival.
UC Irvine Nursing Camp Attendee
One-week NCIS: UCI program for 30 students. Participated in clinical nursing experiences. Learned the main hands-on nursing skills such as IV insertions, injections, vital signs, CPR, first aid, volar splinting, and simulation lab practice. Shadowing experiences in which we got to follow nurses practicing in the clinic at Gottschalk Medical Plaza on campus. Gave a presentation on student stress and its effects with my group in front of the Dean and professors.
Have a few other random awards but those aren’t important for yall.
Please help me out!!! It is greatly appreciated and this community is amazing for what you have previously helped me with.