Reflections on Nursing Leadership
[First paragraph] Making the decision to return to school for a PhD was difficult for me. I feared the unknown but inescapable lifestyle adjustments. I’m resistant to change. When facing life’s cold waters, I wade, rather than plunge. There’s no wading into a PhD program. In spite of my cautious nature, I took the plunge.
Original Publication Citation
Hawkins, J. E. (2013). I'm still standing: Five strategies to survive going back to school. Reflections on Nursing Leadership, 39(2), 1-2.
Hawkins, Janice, "I'm Still Standing: Five Strategies to Survive Going Back to School" (2013). Nursing Faculty Publications. 55.
Reflections on Nursing Leadership is published by Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma).
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