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I am a second-year college student at Youngstown State University! I am a pre-nursing major! Follow me on my college journey!

Where Am I Going To College?

So I have decided on where I am going to spend my next 4 years of school at and it is at Youngstown State University! It is the best fit for me educationally and financially. I am quite excited to start my next chapter here! What am I going to major in you may ask? I decided to change my major from photography to nursing! This is because the more I thought about what I could do with photography, I knew I wanted to do something else and that turned out to be nursing. I am very excited to be majoring in nursing because there are so many things that you can do with a nursing degree. From working in hospitals, to traveling the country and learning about healthcare in different parts of the country! While I may not be majoring in photography I plan to minor in photography. Although I got into many different colleges in many different states I think that staying close to home is the best choice for me at the moment. Be sure to check back to see what all I decide to get involved in at YSU!

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My College Acceptances So Far!

Over the past several months I have been applying for college at several different places and have received many acceptances with only one denial so far. I am only waiting on one more college to get back to me!

So far these are the current colleges that I have applied to:  Continue reading My College Acceptances So Far!

All About Me!

Hi! I am Erin and I am a Senior in high school! I am currently trying to figure out where I am going to college next year, and just enjoying my last semester of high school. I am involved with many thing for my school’s band program, such as marching band, wind ensemble which is our highest concert band, along with the many volunteer opportunities that our band has. I am currently taking AP Psychology for college credit from the AP exam in May! Last year I took AP Government and Politics and I received a 3 on the AP exam.

Here are 10 things that you should know about me! Continue reading All About Me!

Looking For a New Camera!

Well it’s almost a month into the new year and I am looking into getting a new camera! This semester, my last semester of high school, I am taking Photography 2 which is the second digital photography class at my school. I am in need of an upgrade to my point and shoot that I got last year which was a Nikon Coolpix L840. The camera that I am looking to get is the Canon EOS Rebel t5i! The reason why I’m switching my digital camera over from Nikon to Canon is because my film camera is the Canon EOS Rebel 2000 and I also got a 75-300 mm lens for my film camera that I can use on the Canon t5i. I am very excited to upgrade and to be able to use my 75-300 mm lens on my new camera, as my Nikon does not allow you to change lenses as it is just a point and shoot. I also need to be able to change into manual mode for my class which I am not able to do on my current digital camera. The Nikon Coolpix L840 has many different preset modes such as macro and sport but not a manual function.The Canon t5i also has a flip out screen which allows you to film videos while making sure you are in focus so I am excited to start-up my YouTube channel soon! As you can tell I am very excited to upgrade my camera and I will be sure to keep you updated as to what I think about the switch over to Canon for my digital camera along with a review of the Canon t5i! 

++ Erin ++

Welcome to My Life As Erin!

This is where you can see what is going on in my life with my photography, college, and everything in between! Be sure to check back often as I will make sure to keep this blog up to date!

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