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Tatiana Perez

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Bio

Hello, my name is Tatiana and I am a woman passionate about life, health and well-being. I love helping people become a better version of themselves and improve their health. I am currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Nursing Sciences. In my free time, I like to go to the beach, read, practice mindfulness and do weight lifting at the gym. I also enjoy spending a lot of time with my beautiful 7-year-old daughter, Maia. As a first-generation student and a single parent, I am committed to supporting women to pursue their dreams, especially in their professional and well-being path. I have non-violent communication skills and mindfulness training, which give me the ability to offer compassionate nursing services. I am very excited to accomplish my bachelor's degree si I can use my skills to help other people with their health and I hope to make a positive impact in the world.

Education

National University College

Bachelor's degree program
2022 - 2025
  • Majors:
    • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing

Caribbean University-Bayamon

Associate's degree program
2021 - 2022
  • Majors:
    • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Escuela Superior Vocacional

High School
2009 - 2022

Miscellaneous

  • Desired degree level:

    Bachelor's degree program

  • Graduate schools of interest:

  • Transfer schools of interest:

  • Majors of interest:

    • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Health, Wellness, and Fitness

    • Dream career goals:

      Aesthethics Nurse

    • Nursing Tutoress

      NUC University
      2022 – Present2 years

    Sports

    Dancing

    Intramural
    2014 – 20206 years

    Awards

    • I worked for 6 years as a professional dance performer

    Arts

    • GOP Dance, GOP GIrls, The Kingdom

      Dance
      2014 – 2020

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      Eduk Esthetic — RRSS content creation
      2021 – 2022

    Future Interests

    Volunteering

    Philanthropy

    Entrepreneurship

    Charles Cheesman's Student Debt Reduction Scholarship
    Driven by a passion for holistic healthcare and a desire to uplift my community. I am Tatiana Pérez, a loving single mother of a wonderful 7-year-old girl. As a first-generation college student, I am pursuing my bachelor's degree in nursing sciences to overcome the challenges I faced growing up with limited resources and, with hope, create a brighter future for my little girl, for myself and my country. Balancing motherhood with my academic journey has been a real challenge and a rewarding experience. My commitment to my daughter's well-being and my own personal growth fuels my perseverance. Despite financial constraints, I have consistently demonstrated academic excellence, earning a 4.00 GPA and actively participating in extracurricular activities such as college intelectual competitions and volunteering. My personal journey with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) has inspired me to dream big. I envision establishing a foundation dedicated to empowering women with PCOS in Puerto Rico. This foundation will provide comprehensive support, including education on treatment options, nutrition, holistic wellness, and accessible healthcare services and skincare treatments. Furthermore, my passion for skin health has led me to aspire to open a specialized clinic, offering high-quality skincare services to my community. I firmly believe that education is the key to unlocking my potential and achieving my goals. This scholarship will enable me to focus on my studies, reduce my financial burden, and expedite my journey towards becoming a licensed nurse and to continue pursuing a higher level of education as a Nurse Practitioner. By eliminating the constraints posed by student loan debt, I can dedicate my time and energy to making a meaningful impact through my projects and clinical practice. My determination and my passion for healthcare and commitment to community service, makes me an ideal candidate for this scholarship. By receiving this support, I will be empowered to contribute significantly to the health and well-being of my community in Puerto Rico. I am grateful for the opportunity to apply for this scholarship and look forward to the possibilities of obtaining your support for the humble dreamer and worker I am. My country needs committed leaders in the health area who aim to create significant projects that provide better opportunities to citizens and people with limited resources. With dedication and a vision for a healthier future, I am confident that I can make a positive difference in the lives of those around me and my country that needs a lot of support into the healthcare systems.
    Sara Molina Memorial Scholarship
    Winner
    Introduction: Education holds an irrefutable significance in shaping our lives, enabling us to fulfill our aspirations, break free from the constraints of circumstance, and make a positive impact on society. As a first-generation college student and a single mother, the value of education resonates deeply with me. Moreover, my unwavering passion for nursing, driven by a genuine desire to improve people's health, further amplifies the importance of obtaining an education. In this essay, I will elucidate the reasons why acquiring an education holds immense personal significance and how it empowers me to make a difference in the world. Being a first-generation college student, I am keenly aware of the challenges that lie ahead. Nevertheless, I firmly believe that education has the power to transcend boundaries and provide opportunities for personal growth. By pursuing higher education, I am breaking free from the cycle of limited opportunities and setting a precedent for future generations of my family. Education equips me with the necessary tools to overcome obstacles, empowering me to transform adversity into triumph and to bring new opportunities to the next generations of my family. As a single mother, my pursuit of education embodies the belief that I am not limited by my circumstances. By acquiring knowledge and skills through education, I can provide a secure future for my child and I. Education broadens my horizons, enhances my critical thinking abilities, and equips me with the tools to navigate the complexities of life. It instills within me the confidence and independence required to provide the best possible life for my little girl. The field of nursing captivates me because it offers a profound opportunity to positively impact the lives of others. With an education in nursing, I can combine my passion for healthcare and my innate desire to help others. Education arms me with the expertise and understanding necessary to provide comprehensive care and support to individuals in need. Through my knowledge, empathy, and skills, I can contribute to the well-being of individuals, families, and communities of my country. As a first-generation college student and a single mother pursuing a career in nursing, I become a beacon of hope for others facing similar challenges. My journey serves as an inspiration to those who believe that their circumstances define their future. By embracing education, I can break barriers and demonstrate that anyone, regardless of their background, has the power to achieve their dreams. I aim to foster change, empower others, and encourage them to embrace the transformative potential of education. Conclusion: Education is a catalyst for personal growth, empowerment, and societal progress. My pursuit of education holds profound significance, as it not only transcends the limitations imposed by circumstance but also enables me to make a tangible difference in people's lives. Through education, I gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to excel as a nurse and positively impact the health and well-being of those in need. Moreover, my journey serves as a testament to the transformative power of education, inspiring others to believe in their potential. Education empowers me to chart my own path, create a brighter future for my child, and contribute meaningfully to the world.