EICC Success Story: Jarica Whitney

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EICC_works_jarica“I Gained the Foundation I Needed”

Jarica Whitney

Jarica Whitney

Jarica Whitney was ready to test her limits. “I chose Nursing because I wanted to see what my limit was,” she says. “I chose EICC because I knew they had a good nursing program and my cousins have all been at EICC,” so she felt it would be a good fit for her as well. And it was. “My instructors really helped me gain a passion for nursing and helped me to realize the love I have for Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology,” she explains. “They helped me gain the foundation I needed.” According to Jarica, her education helped her qualify for the job she has now in the Emergency Department at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, IL. “I was hired on the condition that I passed my nursing boards (state exams) and one of my instructors was an instrumental part of supporting me in passing them,” she adds. Her goal now is to become a great ER nurse and then work on becoming a flight nurse. She has some advice for people thinking about starting college: “Just go for it. There is a saying I love to think about that says, ‘Don’t let the time it takes to achieve a dream deter you from it. The time will pass anyway.’”

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