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Expert Advice: Deans Share College and Career Search Tips for High School Seniors

Posted on Thu, Aug 31, 2017

When you’re a high school senior, it seems like everyone wants to tell you where to go to college or what job you should get.

Your grandpa says you should follow the family tradition and attend his alma mater. Your mom wants you to stay close to home for school and a career. Your friends want to do whatever they’re doing. And your brother just wants you gone already, so he can take over your room.

The five deans of Nebraska Methodist College know a thing or two about finding the right college and career. They have 16 college degrees between them and a wealth of professional and higher education experience too big to put into words or numbers.

So who better to share some unbiased, expert advice for starting your college search and knowing what career to pursue? Here’s what they have to say:

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Topics: faculty spotlight, preparing for college

Taylor Finds the Right Place to Pursue Lifelong Nursing Dream

Posted on Mon, Aug 28, 2017


You’ve always known that you wanted to help others. Maybe you were inspired by your loved one’s caregivers. Maybe you have family members you look up to who work in healthcare.

Now, you just want to make sure you find the right place to pursue your passion, whether you’re transferring or straight out of high school. You need a challenging but welcoming environment where you can learn to be the best and have fun along the way.

Many of our students, like Taylor Kolvek, come to Nebraska Methodist College to realize their lifelong dream because of our academic reputation and student life opportunities.

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Topics: student spotlight, nursing, transfer students

Student Organizations Help Make Most of Your College Experience

Posted on Mon, Aug 21, 2017

For many college students, engagement in activities outside of the classroom can have just as much of an impact on your future career. Plus, connecting with classmates can really help make your college experience more fun.

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Topics: student life, campus life, student organizations

2017 Homecoming: Innovative Past Illuminates a Bright Future

Posted on Thu, Aug 17, 2017

Nebraska Methodist College alumni are shining examples of healthcare professions who make a difference in communities throughout the country and the world. Each year, homecoming is a time to flash back with old friends, celebrate glowing successes and shed light on the plans for the future of this premier institution.

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Topics: just for fun, alumni spotlight

NMC Senior Receives Prestigious National Award from APNA

Posted on Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Nebraska Methodist College senior nursing student Jennifer Dobey is one of just 15 undergraduate students to be selected a 2017 Board of Directors Student Scholar by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA).

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Topics: student achievements, scholarships, student spotlight, nursing

4 Less Obvious Tips for Starting Your College Search

Posted on Mon, Aug 07, 2017

The college search process can be really frustrating. From campus visits to the first day of classes, there are a lot of steps to complete. It’s easy to forget or completely overlook something in all of the craziness.

Here are four less obvious tips for starting your college search that you can complete before even stepping foot on a college campus:

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Topics: preparing for college

88 Graduates to Receive Diplomas at Summer 2017 Commencement

Posted on Thu, Aug 03, 2017

Nebraska Methodist College will honor 88 graduates at this year’s summer commencement. 

The celebrations begin today with a Hooding Ceremony and Graduate’s Reception at First United Methodist Church. 

On Friday, graduates will receive their diplomas during the commencement ceremony at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church.

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Topics: student achievements, commencement