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 Alyssa Walker March 22, 2019
Among all the differences in humanity, food is one of the few things that unites all of us. We all need to eat to survive. Sometimes, we need help fig...
By Alyssa Walker March 6, 2019
From physician to technician, there are myriad options when it comes to healthcare careers. One that’s critically important to your health and well-be...
By Alyssa Walker February 26, 2019
For years, banks have been using information about customers to predict financial risks and recommend investment strategies. Big data has clear applic...

Newly Added Programs

March 22, 2019 | MiraCosta College
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to promote and maintain a safe environment by integrating the nursing process and skill competency to intervene therapeutically for the health... [+]
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to promote and maintain a safe environment by integrating the nursing process and skill competency to intervene therapeutically for the health of the patient. [-]
March 22, 2019 | Utica College Online
Utica College offers an online MS in Nursing Leadership (NL).
Utica College offers an online MS in Nursing Leadership (NL). [-]
March 21, 2019 | Southern Careers Institute
Looking for Career Training to Become a Pharmacy Technician? SCI Offers the Comprehensive Training, Certification, and Career Service Assistance to Achieve Your Goals.
Looking for Career Training to Become a Pharmacy Technician? SCI Offers the Comprehensive Training, Certification, and Career Service Assistance to Achieve Your Goals. [-]
‌‌‌This unique 12-credit graduate certificate program is entirely online and can help advance your career opportunities in global health. The goal of this 12-credit, four-course certifi... [+]
‌‌‌This unique 12-credit graduate certificate program is entirely online and can help advance your career opportunities in global health. The goal of this 12-credit, four-course certificate program is to help students build upon their domestic health skills and provide instruction in the different health managerial skills and national health delivery systems needs to operate in the global arena. [-]

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