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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

The Road to Naturopathic Medicine

January 29, 2019 | 11:00am
A career in the health care field doesn't have to stop after you land the job associated with your degree. Once you gain experience and develop yourself professionally, finding the path that's best for you can be easy. One person who can confirm this way of thinking is Dr. Xermã Palmares. Read More

From Graduation to Graduate Degree

July 24, 2018 | 9:00am
After you graduate from undergrad and enroll in grad school, you might think it’s time to kick back and take it easy. But if you hope to be one of the 790,000 students who earn their master’s degrees, you need an action plan. Read on for some tips and tricks Read More

Start Early to Get Ahead in the Health Care Field

March 20, 2018 | 9:00am
High school is a great time for students to learn more about their career interests before they begin an undergraduate program. In fact, if you plan your high school coursework well enough, you could even get an edge on fellow college applicants! Here are some suggestions for having a productive Read More

Dos and Don’ts of Studying Abroad

January 18, 2018 | 9:00am
Every year, more than 300,000 American students study abroad for academic credit. There are many reasons why you may want to go to another country or continent to continue your studies, including that the experience looks great on a resume, it lets you experience other cultures and offers the ability to Read More

Do I Have to Take All of These Tests?

November 30, 2017 | 9:00am
Standardized testing overshadows most of the years students spend in school. From kindergarten language tests to the SAT/ACT tests in high school, it seems that there is always some sort of standardized assessment on the horizon. Unfortunately, the SAT or ACT is not the final test in your educational journey. 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

Summer Medical Programs: Plan Now for Next Year!

September 21, 2017 | 9:00am
Summer may be on its way out, but it's never too early to start planning the next step on your health care career path. There are several ways to get glimpses of the job you’re striving towards, including formal summer medical programs,  job shadowing, internships and studying abroad. By starting Read More

Translate Your Wanderlust into a Health Care Career

August 22, 2017 | 9:00am
Traveling the world is a common "bucket list" item. Often, people think the only time to act on their desire to travel is before starting their career or after retiring. This common misconception is understandable, as many careers have responsibilities that tether professionals to one place. There's good news if Read More

College Bound? Don’t Let Your Summer Go to Waste

May 23, 2017 | 9:00am
Congrats, graduate! High school is over and after a few short months you’ll be college bound. Now you've got a tough choice to make: you could have a lazy, relaxing summer vacation or you could put in a little work to gain experiences that will help you move towards your Read More

Professional Development Meets Course Credit

May 4, 2017 | 9:00am
Preparing for your studies before you start your health care program takes time and a lot of work. It sure would be nice to collect some course credit along the way! Fortunately, some schools are recognizing this and offering for-credit classes that prepare future health care professionals for the work Read More

Why Would I Want to Attend an Enrichment Program?

April 13, 2017 | 9:00am
No matter which health care career path you choose, your studies are going to take a substantial amount of your time, effort and attention. Knowing what's next is the key to your success. It’s never too soon to start planning which program you'll complete or which class you'll take next, Read More

What Should You Do Before Graduate School?

January 26, 2017 | 10:00am
Are you planning on going straight to graduate school after completing your undergraduate studies? If so, take a minute to consider taking a year off. Many graduate students who go straight from undergraduate to graduate studies lack professional skills such as project management and communication, skills that their fellow applicants Read More

Graduate College in Four Years or Less

September 26, 2016 | 8:53am
The longer you take to obtain your degree, the more expensive that degree becomes. Here are three tips that can increase the chances you graduate college in four years or less. Tip #1: Plan Ahead If you are in high school, your guidance counselor can administer a career interest inventory Read More

Need to Retake Your Standardized Tests? We Can Help.

August 29, 2016 | 8:39pm
It happens to the best of us: You get your standardized test scores and you’re not feeling great about how you did. Don’t worry! If you didn’t wait until the last minute to take the test, then you likely have the option of retaking exams to improve your scores. The Read More

How to Prepare for Standardized Tests

August 25, 2016 | 8:27pm
Preparing for standardized tests can be overwhelming, especially if you get caught up thinking about their importance to your college application. While there's no one single way to ensure you ace your tests, there are some things you can do to set yourself up for a successful test-taking day. Know Read More