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 ...

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 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...
By Alyssa Walker January 22, 2019
What do stethoscopes and business have in common? More than you think. Medical school and business school are more closely aligned than you might expe...

Newly Added Programs

February 13, 2019 | Ferrum College
This major includes the basic science courses and liberal arts foundation followed by specialization at another institution in a specific professional career area.
This major includes the basic science courses and liberal arts foundation followed by specialization at another institution in a specific professional career area. [-]
February 12, 2019 | University Of Maryland Baltimore
The Master of Science (MS) in Forensic Medicine is a full time, non-thesis, 18-month graduate degree program that prepares students for careers in forensic medicine. Students will participate in class... [+]
The Master of Science (MS) in Forensic Medicine is a full time, non-thesis, 18-month graduate degree program that prepares students for careers in forensic medicine. Students will participate in classroom and online lectures, case discussions and laboratory training. [-]
February 12, 2019 | University Of South Dakota
The Master of Science in biomedical engineering will position you well for research and development careers in the biomedical industry. It also prepares you for additional training at the doctoral lev... [+]
The Master of Science in biomedical engineering will position you well for research and development careers in the biomedical industry. It also prepares you for additional training at the doctoral level. [-]
February 12, 2019 | University of Malta
The purpose of this Certificate programme is to address the gaps between the undergraduate training of nurses qualified in non-EU/EEA countries and the requirements for nurse training stipulated by EU... [+]
The purpose of this Certificate programme is to address the gaps between the undergraduate training of nurses qualified in non-EU/EEA countries and the requirements for nurse training stipulated by EU regulations. The topics covered throughout the programme span across multiple facets of nursing care delivery. [-]

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