Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)
University of Mississippi

Juliana Bryant

Pre-Nursing Student from Lake Ozark, MO

Why did you decide to pursue this health profession? I decided to pursue nursing because I have a passion for people and health. I love that nursing will allow me to constantly interact with others. I also recognize the importance of health and want to care for and treat patients so they can get healthy and enjoy life to the fullest.

Major: Allied Health

Why did you choose this major? My major is Allied Health. I chose it because it’s the most effective way for me to get into nursing school while getting so much freedom and flexibility in the courses I take.

How has HPAO helped you on your pre-health journey? HPAO has put me on the right track to pursue my degree and has given me constant reassurance and encouragement on the journey to get there.

What is your most memorable HPAO experience? The constant joy and genuine compassion that the HPAO staff shows each time I’ve walked into the office, even if it’s just to chat.

What are your career goals? My career goal is to eventually become a Nurse Practicioner and help patients get back to a healthy lifestyle.

What are you the happiest doing? Traveling and spending time with family & friends!!

What is your favorite study spot? Lost Dog Coffee

What is your favorite meal in Oxford? The wraps at Volta