Woman Shares Step-By-Step Plan For How To Make Upwards of $500,000 a Year As a Nurse

A nurse from California has lifted the lid on how she made sure she would be earning upwards of $500,000 a year by the time she was 27. Olivia Reeves, now 35, detailed the steps she took in college that led to her to her goal. Reeves explained that the first thing to do is to go to college and get good grades. She warned that what you do as a college student — good or bad — is going to follow you throughout your life, showing up even on job applications. She also suggested joining clubs and the honor society to beef up your resume, while making your studies your number one priority. Reeves recommends getting a job in a large trauma teaching hospital. Once employed, she suggests joining all the societies of becoming a nurse, earn certifications, and determine where your interests in the nursing field lie and then climb to the top. Reeves, who graduated with a 3.9 GPA, worked as a registered nurse in an intensive care unit, after which she applied and was accepted into anesthesiology school. After graduating from anesthesiology school with a 4.0 GPA, she got busy working overtime to pay off her $200,000 in student loans in just 3 years. She now considers the life she's living now “the best life ever.”