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Social Media Privacy Settings Keep You Professional

November 21, 2017 | 9:00am
20 years ago, you could truly be anonymous on the web. Today, most students have accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Snapchat and more social media sites. As you send out your applications for school or internships, you should keep your social media accounts private, or keep the content appropriate Read More

Spotlight on Optometrists

November 16, 2017 | 9:00am
We spend hours of our day staring at screens on our laptops, tablets, TVs or smartphones. While we use these devices for work and entertainment, one health care career may have a thing or two to say about relying too much on technology. Optometrists, also known as Doctors of Optometry Read More

Public Health – Just One Click Away!

November 14, 2017 | 9:00am
Have you picked up on a theme? Public Health is all around you. It is super easy to experience public health especially since you do every day: buckling your seatbelt, brushing your teeth, not eating expired food, jogging to the bus stop so you aren’t late for school (still counts Read More

The Ins and Outs of Distance Learning

November 9, 2017 | 1:47pm
Today’s education system has shifted drastically from even 30 years ago. Now students are able to complete college requirements in a variety of ways, without ever stepping foot on campus. From dual enrollment courses in high school to CLEP exams, students can effectively start college with a semester or more Read More

10 Must-know Acronyms for Future Health Care Students

November 7, 2017 | 9:00am
“I need a CBC and EKG, stat!” We’ve all heard these acronyms, and many others being thrown around on television shows and in the emergency room. But what do they mean, and which ones do you really need to know? Each profession has their own internal language, from ten-codes in Read More

All Your Transcript Questions, Answered

November 2, 2017 | 9:00am
Ordering transcripts is a key part of the college application process, but one that you might forget in the rush to get your application done. Whether undergraduate, graduate, certificate or doctoral,  most programs require official transcripts be submitted with your application, so we've collected the most frequently asked questions about Read More

5 Tips to Prepare for Midterm Season

October 31, 2017 | 9:00am
Midterms are coming up! Spend some time preparing so that you ace all of your tests. How can you possibly do that when you have so much going on? First, breathe. Then, use these five tips to get yourself prepared for midterm season. 1. Get organized If your notebooks, binders Read More

What in the World is Public Health?

October 26, 2017 | 9:00am
What is public health? Public health is all around you, yet can be so difficult to categorize because its scope is so broad. The American Public Health Association states, “Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play.” But even Read More

5 Medical Professions that Do Not Require A Bachelor’s Degree

October 24, 2017 | 9:00am
Did you know that not all health care professionals have bachelor's degrees? It may feel like you need to spend a decade in school before you can make caring your career, but there are quicker paths. In fact, you can become a medical coder, a surgical technologist, a nuclear medical Read More

The Value of a Good Network: Priceless

October 19, 2017 | 9:00am
Have you started building a professional network? No matter where you are in your health care career, it’s not too early to do so! Now is the time to start connecting with people inside and outside your field. With today’s technology and social media, there are many ways to develop Read More
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