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Student Spotlight: Madesyn Arena

Student Spotlight: Madesyn Arena

Practical Nursing

Dec 4, 2017

Career Program: Practical Nursing
Hometown: Appleton
Current Residence: Hortonville
Age: 19
Attended FVTC: Fall 2015 - Fall 2017

Why did you choose the Practical Nursing program?

I chose to enter the field of nursing because of the difference I can make and the lives I can save with the knowledge I have. I also find the human body unbelievably interesting.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?

I find it interesting that the medical field is continuously evolving. We may have treated someone for pneumonia completely different than we do now, but that's because evidence-based practice shows us that there are better and more efficient ways to do things! And that's really cool to me.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?

I chose Fox Valley Technical College not only because they have outstanding pass rates for the nursing program, but because the instructors genuinely care about you and your education.

How did Fox Valley Technical College help you change your life?

Fox Valley Technical College has most definitely changed my life. I'm so proud of the knowledge I have and am still obtaining, and I can't wait to start practicing as a nurse. I've also made several amazing connections with a few of my favorite instructors and still keep in touch with them to this day! I use them as job references, or just someone to talk to when I need it. I love them!

What type of job do you expect to find after graduation?

I plan to continue with my education, as well as hopefully land a job at one of the local hospitals!