Tag: medicine

Career Spotlight: Genetics

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Interested in a career in genetics? Here, we break down the responsibilities, education needed, job growth, salaries, and more! read more

5 Questions to Ask Your MCAT Tutor

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Professional MCAT Tutor; Contributing Writer, Varsity Tutors

With the level of challenging course work covered, it is no surprise that many people feel the urgent need for extra help when studying for the MCAT. But before working with a tutor, there are several questions you should ask. read more

Advice for College from Higher Ed Experts: Laurie N. Sherwen, Health Studies

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Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences, University of the Sciences

When it comes to studying the health sciences, it seems like doctors and nurses get all the attention. Of course, doctors and nurses rock, but what other health specialties are out there? We asked an expert to discuss some of the unique health care specialties students may study. read more

Increase the Value of Your Science Degree

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Scholarship Search Strategist, College Prep Ready

According to the U.S. Department of Education, the positions requiring science degrees are on the rise. You want to make sure that you can stand out above the competition. As you look forward to winter break and the holidays, spend time coming up with ideas to enhance your degree. With the increased competition, you may have to obtain more than a bachelor's degree read more

Medical School Admission Requirements by Design

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Director, Chemistry Program, Mount Mary College

Perhaps you feel it--the call to become a physician. The path to medical school and the subsequent practice of medicine is notoriously rigorous and very competitive. Yet, some say the hardest part of the journey is the admission process. read more

How to Be a Competitive Med School Applicant

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Director of the Pre-medical and Related Health Professional Programs, Gannon University

What makes someone an ideal med school applicant? What do admission counselors look for? How should students, both pre-med and not, prepare? read more

Study Abroad Tips for Science Majors

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Scholarship Search Strategist, College Prep Ready

Participating in study abroad programs will be difficult because of demanding science course schedules, but you can take advantage of these programs with proper planning. read more

Understanding Science Majors

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Scholarship Search Strategist, College Prep Ready

I believe that there are five key aspects to consider when pursuing a career in the science field. read more

So, You Want to Major in Science?

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Ingredient Safety Specialist, Procter and Gamble; CEO of ALH Group

Those of you who are interested in obtaining a degree in the science field will have the opportunity to incorporate the knowledge and skills gained from your college degree to confront daily challenges and solve complex problems. read more

What Are Med School Residencies Really Like?

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The residency is one of the last steps toward becoming a full-fledged doctor. It's an exciting, stressful, amazing learning experience, and I am right in the middle of it as a resident at the Duluth Family Practice Center in Minnesota. read more