Educational News

By Alyssa Walker January 31, 2019

To those students for whom standardized tests are easy, the MCAT offers a real challenge. Pre-med students who had no problem in college and crammed for exams should not apply the same tactic when it comes to the MCAT.

Last April, US News & World Report reported that the MCAT is harder than other standardized tests. Why? It's interdisciplinary. It tests multiple science subjects, like biology, physics, and chemistry, in addition to verbal, analytical, and problem-solving skills. 

It is also significantly longer than many of its counterparts, clocking in at about seven-and-a-half hours. Not only does it r...

By Alyssa Walker January 25, 2019
To meet the growing need for healthcare professionals, Minnesota's colleges and universities are making medical education more accessible to more stud...
By Alyssa Walker January 16, 2019
Some medical schools are taking pages from the recruitment playbooks of Google and other high-tech companies and switching the focus from the "creativ...
By Alyssa Walker January 10, 2019
Tech giants are moving into the healthcare space. Amazon and Apple are opening clinics. Uber has a medical transit program. This is just the beginning...
By Joanna Hughes December 27, 2018
In 2009, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) introduced two new diversity accreditation standards calling for US medical schools “to eng...

Educational articles

By Joanna Hughes February 22, 2019
While 40 may be the standard number of hours in the conventional work week, in today’s fast-paced, intensely competitive society, many workers end up ...
By Joanna Hughes February 4, 2019
While there are many different ways to join the fight against cancer, several careers will uniquely position you to make a difference. What better occ...
By Joanna Hughes January 28, 2019
When the majority of medical students graduate, they swear to some form of an oath holding them to the highest code of conduct. Front and center in th...

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As one of the premieres offshore US Medical School in the Caribbean, AUIS School of Medicine attracts international students, matching them in medical residency programs in the US and Canada over our ... [+]
As one of the premieres offshore US Medical School in the Caribbean, AUIS School of Medicine attracts international students, matching them in medical residency programs in the US and Canada over our 20-year history. Our 5 Year Direct Entry MD program is an intense academic program that aims to meet the needs of high caliber high school graduates or college students aiming to pursue a medical education, but who have taken few or none of the core science courses required for admission to medical school. [-]
February 21, 2019 | Ilia State University
Ilia State University is the country’s leading research University. Students of this program have a high chance among other universities to be involved in scientific research activities in the f... [+]
Ilia State University is the country’s leading research University. Students of this program have a high chance among other universities to be involved in scientific research activities in the field of biomedicine. [-]
February 20, 2019 | Loyola University Maryland
Loyola's graduate program in speech-language pathology provides education and training to enable students to become skilled and caring speech-language pathologists. The curriculum challenges pre-profe... [+]
Loyola's graduate program in speech-language pathology provides education and training to enable students to become skilled and caring speech-language pathologists. The curriculum challenges pre-professionals academically, clinically, and personally. The program consists of academic coursework integrated with clinical training in the assessment and treatment of infants, children, and adults who have communication disorders. [-]
The respiratory care program at UT Health San Antonio is designed to prepare excellent clinicians. Our program provides students with a strong foundation in clinical practice, education, and research.... [+]
The respiratory care program at UT Health San Antonio is designed to prepare excellent clinicians. Our program provides students with a strong foundation in clinical practice, education, and research. As an entry-to-practice program, no prior health care experience is required for admission. [-]

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