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Students Are Recognized for Their Key Role in January’s National Blood Donor Month 

January 24, 2024 | 3:14pm
As National Blood Donor Month celebrates its 54th year and numerous organizations and individuals mobilize for the event this month, student organizations are being recognized for their role in providing mission-critical support, according to the country’s leading blood supplier, America’s Blood Centers.     The nation’s current blood supply is Read More

“My Honest Advisor” Helps Health Students Find Their Fit in Health Care

November 21, 2023 | 7:42pm
If you’re looking for some inspiration as you think about career options in the health professions, our friends at Health Professions Week have some helpful videos on their YouTube channel that are worth checking out. This video of a popular 2022 Health Professions Week (HPW) webinar, entitled “Finding Your Fit Read More

7 Tips to Quickly Pay Off Your Student Loans

November 14, 2023 | 9:00am
You minimized your debt before starting your studies. You had a solid budget in place while you attended school. Now it's time to start repaying your student loans. Utilizing the list, spreadsheet or app you used to track what you owe and to whom, start figuring out what to pay Read More

Health Professions Week is in Full Swing this Spring!

March 7, 2023 | 7:27pm
  Join us for Health Professions Week (HPW), a series of annual online events designed to help you explore exciting career opportunities in healthcare. SpringHPW 2023 offers weekly virtual events and activities throughout the entire month of March including: free career quizzes live webinars an epic online career scavenger hunt Read More

Don’t Miss Health Professions Week 2022—November 5-11

October 31, 2022 | 5:00pm
Now in its seventh year, Health Professions Week 2022 (HPW2022) is a free online career-exploration event. The mission of Health Professions Week, or HPW, is to assist students who are interested in the health professions but still unsure of their chosen specialty and/or how to best forge a path to Read More

TEAS Test – The Only Guide You Need to Read

June 20, 2022 | 9:00am
The ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) is a multiple-choice standardized test designed to assess a student's knowledge and readiness for nursing schools, and in most cases, it is a basic requirement to get into nursing school and become a nurse. In the past few years, nursing has become Read More

“Ahhh…Dentistry!” Register Now for the Go Dental! Discover Dentistry Virtual Event

September 20, 2021 | 8:06pm
If you’re a student who’s currently researching career options — or if you know one who’s looking for ideas — dentistry is a profession that offers the potential for great income, geographic mobility, work/life balance and personal satisfaction. With that in mind, it’s time to mark your calendar and make Read More

SkillUp Coalition: A Promising Way to Break into Healthcare

April 2, 2021 | 3:52pm
  SkillUp is a non-profit coalition, with more than 60 leading organizations, formed in the wake of COVID-19 to help workers impacted by the pandemic get rehired for high growth jobs. SkillUp helps people break into growing industries — which have more open jobs than qualified workers to fill — Read More

How to Pay for a Graduate Degree in Health Care: Scholarships

January 26, 2021 | 4:53pm
  Insights on Paying as Little as Possible for a Degree in the Health Professions At first glance, the expenses associated with earning a graduate degree in the healthcare field can seem daunting. But don’t let a program’s official sticker price deter you from pursuing your dream. By carefully researching Read More

Post-Pandemic Healthcare Careers: What to Expect

July 10, 2020 | 11:00am
If this year has taught us anything, it’s that when change happens, we must adapt accordingly. This was especially evident in the healthcare world as doctors and nurses were tasked with quickly learning how to fight COVID-19 with almost no knowledge of the virus at all. However, what will the Read More

Healthcare Professionals on Social Media: 3 Things to Keep in Mind Before You Post

July 2, 2020 | 2:00pm
Social media has many benefits, including staying connected with family and friends, keeping up with current events, donating to important foundations and marketing small businesses and services. However, when you're a healthcare professional, what you post on your personal account can affect you professionally as well. Being conscientious about the Read More

Mental Health: Breaking the Stigma

June 25, 2020 | 12:07pm
The stigma attached to mental illness has made it hard to publicly promote mental health resources to those who need them most. The more people share about their own mental health discussions and continue to raise awareness to this important topic online, with friends and family and through academic research, Read More Has Something for Everyone, From Undecided Students to Working Professionals

June 18, 2020 | 7:02am offers a vast amount of resources to current and aspiring healthcare professionals. Whether you want to learn more about health careers, need help applying to schools, are in the process of looking for a job, or simply want to stay informed on everything health careers, EHC has it all. Read More

Mark Your Calendars for Health Professions Week 2020

June 11, 2020 | 12:34pm
Health Professions Week (HPW) brings healthcare and education professionals together to highlight the many opportunities available in the healthcare field. There's no charge to participate in the virtual fair, and you can register now. Don't miss out on this series of virtual tours, live chats, interactive experiences and on-demand content that will start Read More

How Medical Students are Completing Clinical Hours During the Pandemic

June 4, 2020 | 12:26pm
The transition to online classes has been an adjustment for both students and professors. Medical students who haven’t completed their clinical hours are having a much tougher time finding ways to do so due to social distancing guidelines. What exactly do clinicals look like during the coronavirus pandemic? The answer Read More

The World May Be Paused, But Your Future Plans Don’t Have to Be

May 28, 2020 | 10:51am
COVID-19 has pretty much been the only thing on everyone’s minds since the end of February and has affected millions of people around the world. For both undergrad and grad students, particularly those who are graduating this year, the Coronavirus has taken away their final weeks on the campus they’ve Read More

How to Get the Most Out of Your Observation Hours

May 22, 2020 | 1:05pm
The list of requirements for becoming a therapist is substantial and the process of licensure isn’t a short one. The amount of hours psychology students must complete on top of their degree is daunting, however, once completed, undoubtedly rewarding. One of the most important of these requirements is observation hours. Read More

3 Post-Pandemic Questions to Ask Grad School Admissions Offices

April 23, 2020 | 10:45am
How a higher education institution treats its students, faculty and staff during a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic says a lot about what you can expect if you choose to attend that school. If you’re in the process of choosing a school, keep this in mind and ask these three Read More

Making the Most of Virtual Campus Tours

April 16, 2020 | 10:54am
Although nothing can replace the experience of physically walking around campus for the first time, school closures thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic mean virtual campus "visits" are the new reality for prospective students, at least for the foreseeable future. It may not be ideal to have to choose which campus Read More

4 Ways for Students to Stay Productive During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

April 9, 2020 | 10:30am
In many states, a shelter-in-place order has been issued, and many more are going to be putting out similar orders soon. So how can students possibly stay productive when everyone else is binge watching Tiger King on Netflix? These tips can help you stay on track and enable you to Read More

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