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 Ashley Murphy August 15, 2019
We marvel at the wonder of life when a new baby is born. And while the process is magical, it is also helped along by a lot of science and the admirab...
By Joanna Hughes August 1, 2019
Students all over the world work toward the goal of going to medical school. With September right around the corner, that goal is about to become a re...
By S.M. Audsley July 23, 2019
“You can’t get through medical school if you don’t have a strong will and a strong constitution,” says Ken Jeong, Korean American comedian and also a ...

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August 14, 2019 | Union University
The challenges facing the health care community in the 21st century are numerous, and practitioners will need excellent pharmaceutical, professional and ethical training.
The challenges facing the health care community in the 21st century are numerous, and practitioners will need excellent pharmaceutical, professional and ethical training. [-]
August 8, 2019 | University of Louisville
The Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences emphasizes teaching, research and community service related to influencing health-related behavior as well as the economic, environmental, or... [+]
The Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences emphasizes teaching, research and community service related to influencing health-related behavior as well as the economic, environmental, organizational and policy supports necessary for sustained long-term health improvement. We are committed to helping our students address the social determinants of health, health disparities, and health equity. [-]
August 6, 2019 | University of Hull Online
Critically challenge common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair. Focus on human rights, dignity and care provision. Learn what it means to live well with dementia. Design... [+]
Critically challenge common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair. Focus on human rights, dignity and care provision. Learn what it means to live well with dementia. Designed to give you a critical understanding of dementia, this course will provide you with a deep insight into the experience of those living with dementia and their families. You will develop new critical thinking, giving you practical tools and mindset to lead positive change. [-]
August 1, 2019 | University of Evansville
The HSA degree contains several electives and frequently students obtain a concentration or minor in related areas. HSA students have pursued additional courses in psychology, law, biology, business, ... [+]
The HSA degree contains several electives and frequently students obtain a concentration or minor in related areas. HSA students have pursued additional courses in psychology, law, biology, business, philosophy, and gerontology. [-]

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