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 S.M. Audsley June 20, 2019
It is sometimes difficult to fully comprehend what refugees might be going through. The Tennessee Office for Refugees in the United States put it aptl...
By S.M. Audsley June 6, 2019
The path to becoming a doctor, or pursuing any highly skilled medical degree or program, can be long and arduous. Traditional programs last four years...
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...

Newly Added Programs

June 22, 2019 | Touro College
The RN to BS degree is offered at the Brooklyn Campus, as well as the New York Medical College campus in Valhalla, NY. The curriculum is developed in accordance with the program’s mission, goals... [+]
The RN to BS degree is offered at the Brooklyn Campus, as well as the New York Medical College campus in Valhalla, NY. The curriculum is developed in accordance with the program’s mission, goals, and expected student outcomes. The curriculum reflects professional nursing standards and guidelines and the needs and expectations of the community of interest. Teaching-learning practices are congruent with expected student outcomes. The Department of Nursing’s mission is to prepare qualified nursing professionals who can influence the health care environment and enhance the quality of life for individuals, families, and society. [-]
June 18, 2019 | University of Bologna
Pharmacy consists in 5 years and aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to train graduates with a solid scientific basis, which is necessary for the practice of the profession of Pharmaci... [+]
Pharmacy consists in 5 years and aims to provide theoretical and practical knowledge to train graduates with a solid scientific basis, which is necessary for the practice of the profession of Pharmacist and for operating in the health field as experts in the drug and health products, in an international environment. [-]
June 17, 2019 | University of Wollongong
The Master of Public Health Advanced is designed to provide more options for graduate public health studies. It has the same structure of the Master of Public Health, with the additional requirement o... [+]
The Master of Public Health Advanced is designed to provide more options for graduate public health studies. It has the same structure of the Master of Public Health, with the additional requirement of a second specialisation of advanced study - an additional 24 credit points of either coursework or research studies. This allows you to tailor your learning to your career aspirations. [-]
June 14, 2019 | Erskine College
The Pre-Medical Committee at Erskine consists of the Dean of the College and the Chairpersons and other faculty representatives from the departments of biology, chemistry, and physics. The committee m... [+]
The Pre-Medical Committee at Erskine consists of the Dean of the College and the Chairpersons and other faculty representatives from the departments of biology, chemistry, and physics. The committee meets with pre-medical students to discuss recommended course schedules and application to medical schools. Medical and dental school requirements encourage most students entering these areas to major in biology or chemistry. [-]

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