“I’m in”

Mckenzie Quirin's blog featuring senior students every week to find out what their futures will look like. This will be a way for students to discover what their peer’s plans are after high school. Come back Tuesdays and Thursdays to see new featured seniors

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Brooke DelBiondo

Senior Brooke DelBiondo will be furthering her education at Penn State Altoona.

Tuesday’s featured senior student is Brooke DelBiondo. Find out more about DelBiondo in the Q&A below.

Q: What college are you going to?

A: I will be attending Penn State Altoona.

Q: Why did you choose to go to Penn State Altoona?

A: Penn State Altoona has a great nursing program. I won’t have to pay for a dorm, and I live 20 minutes away.  

Q: What are you majoring in or planning on studying at Penn State Altoona?

A: Nursing. I got into pre-nursing, but hopefully I pass the certain GPA to get into the actual nursing program.

Q: What are you most excited for?

A: Knowing that I’m very close at working in my dream job as a registered nurse. Also about nursing, I would like to be a labor and delivery nurse once I get my license. 

Q: What other colleges were you looking at as other options?

A: I was looking at Penn State’s main campus and Robert Morris University. 

Q: In your opinion, how will the transition go from high school to college for you?

A: It might be a little challenging at first, but once I figure everything out, it will go smooth. I also have my brother’s help because he’s in his third of nursing currently. 

Q: What steps have you taken or are currently taking to have a successful time in college?

A: My first step was to get into college, but as of right now I am not sure.

Q: Describe your senior year in three words.

A: Crappy, sad and miserable. 

Q: What is one thing you will miss about high school?

A: Probably having easy access for help on certain subjects.