Rachel Nolan, Class of 2015 is currently working in Corporate Reception.
What 3 words best describe your experience as a student of Shannon College?
Friendship, Fun, Irreplaceable
What college memory still makes you smile?
Getting separated in class from Ciara because we were talking too much 😂 (us – never!)
If you had to re-live your time in Shannon College, would you do anything differently?
I would appreciate it more
What advice would you give to your 20 year old self?
Just keep going. You will have bad days and good days but you are strong. You can and will do great in life. Enjoy every moment because soon enough they will be gone.
In your life, what achievement are you most proud of?
I recently became a mental health first aider. I’m so proud to have the right tools to help people
What qualities do you think are most important to have for a rewarding career?
Positivity, dedication and a backbone
What has been the biggest challenge you have faced during Covid-19?
Working from home. I really miss the interaction with people and my team.
Do you have words of wisdom that you try to live by?
Take each day as it comes.
What advice do you have for current SCHM students who are looking for inspiration and hope?
Take each day as it comes. Make sure you have a balance. Shannon isn’t just about studying it’s a community and friend ship. Reach out if you need it don’t be alone.