While this is a personal essay of sorts, use sources to inform your writing. For example, if you think stress might be a challenge for you in nursing school, research about stress coping strategies for nursing students.
Don't reinvent the wheel. There is research available about how to be successful in nursing school. Research and apply these ideas in your own experience.
Look at the lives of nurses. Memoirs and biographies of successful nurses can be helpful in developing your own career path. Find sources that help you get a sense for others' careers. A few sources are suggested on this guide below.