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Common Questions about Applying to Grad School During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

April 2, 2020 | 10:57am
By now, everyone is aware of, if not affected in some way, by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. For current students, instruction has likely moved online for the foreseeable future. If you’re not a student yet, the most important thing to know is that, yes, you can still apply to a Read More

How Medical Students Can Stay Safe on the Frontlines of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

March 27, 2020 | 10:00am
Due to the rapid spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), government officials have instructed the public to practice social distancing and staying at home. Colleges and universities have responded by closing or moving their classes online, but medical students and academic labs across the country still have a key role to play Read More

You Just Earned Your Bachelor Degree. Now What?

March 20, 2020 | 8:00pm
Earning a bachelor’s degree is a great accomplishment in and of itself, considering 40% of undergraduate students drop out of college and 30% drop out before sophomore year. However, it’s pretty clear that more and more recent grads, especially those in their early 20s, struggle with knowing what the next big Read More

Yes, You Should Attend Graduate School Fairs

May 28, 2019 | 9:15am
If you’re reading this, you’re likely planning to continue your studies beyond the undergraduate level. Not only are you busy with your current schoolwork, but you spend much of your leftover time trying to plan the steps you should take to continue your education. Being so busy, is it worth Read More

Tips on Finding Your Best-Fit Social Work Internship

April 16, 2019 | 5:59pm
If you're thinking about going into the social work field, then you should know accredited BSW programs require a minimum of 400 hours of supervised field experience. Want to know what to expect? We met with Katherine Perone, associate professor and director of field education at Western Illinois University. She also Read More

7 Tips for Studying Science

April 9, 2019 | 7:40pm
Developing an in-depth understanding of complex scientific principles can take an enormous amount of time and effort. Tackling a difficult text can be daunting, even for the most intelligent student. So daunting, in fact, you may be tempted to put off your assigned reading until the last possible moment. Don’t Read More

Career Changer: MBA to ND

March 19, 2019 | 10:46am
Just because your bachelor's degree wasn't in biomedical sciences doesn't mean you can't eventually work in the health care field. Dr. Jaquel Patterson ND, MBA, is a licensed naturopathic physician and is the current president of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). Not only is she an ND, but Dr. Read More

Spotlight on Veteran Affairs Social Workers

March 12, 2019 | 11:00am
Professional social workers prevent crises and counsel on how to cope with the stresses of everyday life. They have a deep understanding of human development and behavior. Carl Castro is the Director of the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families at the University of Southern California. He is also Read More

The Secret to an Affordable Health Professions Education?

February 26, 2019 | 9:00am
While grants, scholarships and loans are great choices for financing your health care education, there is another option you may want to consider, especially if you are interested in a career in primary care. Service commitment programs are designed to provide borrowers with financial support in exchange for a service Read More

The College Application Magic Number — Does It Exist?

February 19, 2019 | 9:00am
It’s time to start applying to school, but how many applications should you be preparing? While 6 to 8 is the average number of schools that students end up applying to, experts agree that there is no magic number. The number of college applications that you submit will depend on Read More
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