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Spotlight on Medical Laboratory Scientists

August 15, 2017 | 9:00am
Behind the scenes of every medical test you take, you'll find a health care professional who analyzes and evaluates your samples. Medical laboratory scientists — also called clinical laboratory scientists or clinical laboratory technicians — are highly skilled health care professionals who look for the presence or absence of disease and provide Read More

Why Should You Get Involved with Extracurricular Activities?

August 10, 2017 | 9:00am
You likely spent a lot of your time during high school participating in extracurricular activities. French club, Model UN, basketball, debate and the like offered a way to have fun and socialize while adding valuable experience to your college applications. The good news: College will provide just as many opportunities for Read More

Virtual Reality is Changing Health Care’s Reality

August 8, 2017 | 9:00am
Gaming's bad rep is on its way out! If you log three hours a week playing video games — said to be an amateur amount by some accounts — you could actually be improving skills that will be useful in numerous health care positions. As using games and virtual reality (VR) to Read More

5 Health Care Careers for the Researcher In You

August 3, 2017 | 9:00am
Coffee might help you live longer — or so says a recent study that's making its rounds on social media. Though the report is careful to avoid definitively stating that drinking coffee will prolong your life, the data collected points to coffee drinkers having a lower risk of death due to Read More

Love Animals? Consider These Health Care Careers

August 1, 2017 | 9:00am
When you think about health care, does your mind automatically conjure images of caring for humans? While there are many careers in this field that focus on promoting human patients' wellness, the animal lovers among us will be happy to know there are quite a few options for caring for Read More

10 Commonly Confused Health Care Careers

July 27, 2017 | 9:00am
If you watch CSI, you've likely had this thought at least once: How do crime scene investigators (CSIs) have time to do all of that work?! On the show, they photograph crime scenes, run and report on tests, interview witnesses and also arrest criminals. In reality, CSIs do a lot Read More

Spotlight on Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)

July 25, 2017 | 9:00am
Now an emergency room technician, Sean O’Driscoll has changed fields, paths and locations several times throughout his career. Sean has a varied resume, most of which can be contributed to following his active duty Navy wife from place to place. “I have an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts and Restaurant Read More

5 Tips to Help You Save on Textbook Costs

July 24, 2017 | 9:00am
It’s the week before classes start. You just received your syllabus for one of this semester's many courses and are flipping through the pages to get a sense of how much time you'll need to devote to attending class and studying each week. Everything looks reasonable and you're feeling confident that you're going Read More

Health Informatics Helps Health Care Stay Organized

July 20, 2017 | 9:00am
Are you intrigued by research and its clinical applications? Interested in helping patients make informed decisions that improve their health outcomes? If you answered yes to either of these questions, add health informatics to your list of disciplines to explore. Sometimes called medical informatics, those who are highly educated in both information Read More

Reap the Benefits of Office Hours

July 19, 2017 | 9:00am
It may sound like a chore, but taking advantage of your professors’ office hours is worth the hassle. By putting in just a few hours of your time each month, you can develop relationships that will help you get better grades now — and set yourself up for future career Read More
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