For this month's student spotlight, we are featuring a student who was a mentor in our AHEConnect program. Learn more about Kristi's involvement with Scenic Rivers AHEC and her plans for the future.
Where are you originally from?
Where did you attend/or currently are attending school?
What are your future career/school goals?
I plan to go into nursing.
What was your first experience with AHEC and what did you learn from it?
I was a college student mentor and learned a lot about becoming a new RN and NCLEX test taking strategies from my professional mentor, as well as, how to help prepare a high school student for nursing school.
Did you continue to participate in any AHEC programs such as camp counselor, AHEC alumni or AHEConnect?
I was a college student mentor in AHEConnect.
Do you have plans to take advantage of AHEC programs in the future?
I plan to participate in the Alumni group.
What advice would you give to younger students starting to navigate their future in a health care career?
If you are interested in a health care profession, you should prepare early by looking into high school courses that may help you determine if healthcare is your passion.