Meet Becca!

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Major: Nursing
Hometown: Ballwin, MO
What are your career goals?
My career goal is to become a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and specialize in Oncology or Trauma.

Why did you choose UMKC?
I chose to attend UMKC because of the wide variety of teaching hospitals within the Kansas City area that would not only ensure I receive the best education possible but also allow me to gain abundant experience through clinical hours.
What are you involved with on campus?
UMKC CRU- Crusaders for Christ, Volunteered at UMKC Mind Body Connection, Roos Give Back, and UMKC Campus Ambassador

What’s your favorite thing about UMKC?
My favorite thing about UMKC is the college town feel in the middle of the city. I also love that UMKC aspires to help their students and alumni succeed as they offer Supplemental Instructors, tutoring sessions, and resumé reviews.

What’s your favorite thing about KC?
From the architecture of the buildings to the restaurants and art displays, my favorite thing about Kansas City revolves around the culture.

May you share a fun fact with us?
I am a black belt in Karate and can break a board with my hand.
What is your ultimate comfort meal or food?
Chocolate

So you’ve been doing this college thing for a while now. Any advice for students?
My advice to students is to pursue a career that grabs your attention and not to settle for a major that is said to be easier. It is okay to transfer schools if you are not happy with your decision and you are not the only one who will feel homesick at some point throughout the year.

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