Our conversation today with Mackenzie Hoover, a dual-enrolled student at Lord Fairfax Community College & George Mason University gave us some insight into what it’s like to be a nursing student.

Mackenzie told us how the nursing profession became her passion, the things she enjoys most about caring for people, and talked about her classmates and clinicals. She explained what it’s like being a nursing student during a pandemic and talked about how her mom has been an inspiration throughout her education journey.

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.