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 May 12, 2019
If you are thinking of pursuing a career in nursing and you are open to studying abroad, you have many options. In fact, there are a number of reasons...
By Ashley Murphy May 5, 2019
Midwives play are an essential part of any healthcare system. Primarily, they assist women during pregnancy, but the scope of their responsibilities c...
By Ashley Murphy April 24, 2019
Medical degrees can take up to six years to complete. Much can happen in that time, and much can change. These changes include you, and you may have r...

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