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During a 1,000-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail, Jordan Albright committed herself to earning a nursing degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. The hard work paid off, and Albright will earn her Bachelor of Science in nursing this week.

“I met quite a few military nurses on the trail,” Albright said. “They all told me to go get my degree and become a nurse.”

For Albright, the road to a nursing career has been long and winding. Her mother is a nurse so Albright has been around nursing all of her life. But rather than pursing a degree in nursing, Albright earned a bachelor’s in biology and a minor in environmental science from William & Mary. She had learned to love environmental science during fieldwork while an undergrad and decided on that career path.

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