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5 Ways Students Benefit From Our Cadaver Lab

Posted on Fri, May 29, 2015

No matter your field, one of the best ways to learn is by getting real-world experience in addition to classroom knowledge. At Nebraska Methodist College, students have the opportunity to learn about the human body beyond the traditional classroom thanks to our human cadaver laboratory. As a component of NMC’s Human Anatomy and Physiology courses, the lectures and demonstrations provided in the cadaver lab benefit students in a variety of ways.

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Topics: healthcare education

Healthcare Certificate Programs Put You on the Fast Track

Posted on Wed, May 27, 2015

If you think the only way to get in the healthcare field is to complete a full degree program, you’re ignoring some great options. Healthcare certificate programs offer another way to launch your career, and the shorter timeframe makes sense for a lot of people.

If pursuing a degree isn’t ideal for your situation at the moment, it’s a good idea to look at alternatives, with the certificate route offering a lot of pros and relatively few drawbacks.

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Topics: allied health career, health professions

NMC Grad Spotlight: MRI Program Alum Shares Her Experience

Posted on Tue, May 26, 2015

Today we’re highlighting one of the most image-conscious programs at Nebraska Methodist College:  the MRI certificate program!

MRI (that’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging to you and me) technologists have a unique job.  They’re highly trained in the usage of a piece of medical equipment that’s absolutely vital to a successful healthcare diagnosis.

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Topics: alumni spotlight, allied health career

How NMC’s Immersion Trips Round Out Your College Experience

Posted on Thu, May 21, 2015

Textbooks, tests, notes:  What you learn in your college classroom is essential, but the educational experiences that shape you outside the classroom could potentially be even more important. Not every aspect of healthcare can be summed up in a lecture or a set of multiple-choice questions.

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Topics: community outreach, service learning, Center for Health Partnerships

Should I Go Back to School? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Posted on Tue, May 19, 2015

It might be a nagging question, or something that takes you by surprise with its sudden clarity: Should I go back to school? Maybe you finished a program only to find that the career it led to is not as satisfying as you’d hoped. Perhaps you started college but never finished.

Whatever your circumstances, the question of whether or not to go back to college is a big one, but it’s one worth sorting through.

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Topics: continuing education, transfer students

How to Transfer Colleges: What You Need to Know

Posted on Fri, May 15, 2015

Choosing to transfer to a new college is a big decision, but it’s sometimes necessary in order to take the next step toward the career you really want. Coming in as a transfer student requires some additional admission steps and special considerations, so let's break it down into some of the most important points to remember:

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Topics: transfer students

Congrats to the Spring 2015 Graduates of NMC!

Posted on Thu, May 14, 2015

Nebraska Methodist College recently held its 2015 Spring Commencement for Nursing and Allied Health grads, and with the big 125th anniversary nearly here, the event was arguably more successful than ever!

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Topics: student achievements, commencement

The Difference Between Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans

Posted on Wed, May 13, 2015

You might already know whether you’ll need to take out loans to pay for college, but beyond that, the details tend to get a little jumbled, and it can be challenging to sort through the various options. One thing people tend to get especially confused about is the difference between subsidized and unsubsidized loans. Below is a breakdown of how they work.

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Topics: financial aid

Going Back to College? Tips For Success

Posted on Wed, May 06, 2015

If you’re thinking about going back to college, you might be wondering whether now is the right time. Here’s a secret: It’s never the perfect time. The truth is that people who are returning to college to complete their degrees or embark upon a brand new chapter in their lives face some unique challenges.

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Topics: college, transfer students

Switching Schools? Make Your Transfer Credits Work For You

Posted on Tue, Apr 28, 2015

If you’re thinking about making a switch from one school to another, you might be asking yourself a lot of questions:

Is this the right choice for me? What about all the work I’ve already done? How hard will it be to transfer? Thankfully, switching colleges while getting credit for the classes you’ve already finished is possible and it doesn’t have to be a hassle.

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Topics: financial aid, transfer students

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