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You CAN Go Back To College: And Here’s How To Get Started

Posted on Fri, Sep 30, 2016

You know you want to. It’s that nagging idea in the back of your mind that you can’t quite ditch. It’s most persistent during those times when you’re frustrated at work or when another opportunity for advancement passes you by.

The thought is going back to college. Starting and finishing a degree is something that most people will think about for years before taking that first step, but there’s only one way to truly scratch that itch.

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Topics: college routine, transfer students, preparing for college

Choosing a Dorm: Why It Matters For College Selection

Posted on Tue, Aug 23, 2016

It’s shocking to think that most students approach choosing a dorm as an afterthought. When you add it all up, you’re actually going to spend far more time in your residence hall than you are any other place on campus.

Your living situation can and will have an impact on your capacity to succeed while in college. Persons who are forced to reside in substandard conditions that aren’t conducive to good study habits may find themselves struggling to keep up with assignments and maintain exceptional grades. Or, they simply won’t have as much fun (or they’ll have too much fun).

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Topics: student life, college routine, preparing for college

Preparing For College Your SOPHOMORE Year of High School

Posted on Wed, Jul 27, 2016

The wait for college can seem absurdly long, especially if you’re not even old enough to drive yet. Believe me when I say, however, that the time will fly by and the application process will be here before you know it.

If you’re a sophomore in high school, there’s plenty you can do to start preparing for college. In fact, many of the steps you take right now could determine the path you eventually travel. If you’re serious about earning a college education at an awesome campus that fits your personality to a tee, then you’ll definitely want to think about the following tips.

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Topics: college routine, preparing for college

ACT Test Tips That Can Put An End to Anxiety

Posted on Fri, Apr 29, 2016

The ACT. The make or break test that will determine your entire future. The exam that every high school student agonizes over, taking prep classes and sometimes even submitting to the test three, four times in a bid to up their score.

Timeout. Before you psych yourself out, step back from the situation and take a couple deep breaths. The ACT is important for getting into college and securing scholarships, sure, but you also do yourself no good getting overly anxious about it.

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Topics: college routine, scholarships, preparing for college

How to Recognize the Values of a Healthy Relationship

Posted on Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Candy-Hearts.jpgCollege is where you come to meet new people and truly become your own person. That often means connecting with someone who makes your heart go aflutter.

With Valentine’s Day almost here, it’s easy to get caught up in the romance. But it’s equally important to be able to evaluate whether or not the relationship you’re in is a healthy one.

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Topics: student life, college routine

Student Engagement Symposium Provides Look at the Future of Education

Posted on Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Yesterday, Nebraska Methodist College, with the help of students and a number of special guests, unveiled the Charlotte Schultz Learning Commons and Student Engagement Center, a space meant to act as a centerpiece for education innovation at the college for years to come.

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Topics: student life, campus life, college routine

Healthcare Career Camp 2016: Make Summer Break Count

Posted on Tue, Jan 05, 2016

Saying you want a job in healthcare is like saying you want to listen to music. Different genres and subgenres compete for your attention. You may like country music but not dubstep, or maybe you like both but you’re not sure you want to listen to one genre for the rest of your life.

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Topics: healthcare education, campus life, college routine

What Now? From Undergrad to Graduate Degrees in Healthcare

Posted on Wed, Dec 16, 2015

They say that you’re never done learning, and those words were never truer than for individuals in the allied health industry. If you’re a student in the nursing or healthcare fields, you may already be thinking about what the future holds, and for many people, that means seeking out an advanced degree.

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Topics: college routine, transfer students

Transferring Colleges: 6 Signs Your Current School Is The Wrong Fit

Posted on Wed, Nov 18, 2015

You’ve hit a wall. For whatever reason, you’re just not clicking with your college of choice, and you find yourself thinking that you’re not in the right place.

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Topics: campus life, college routine, transfer students

Dodgeball And More At NMC’s 125-Year Kickoff Celebration

Posted on Tue, Oct 27, 2015

It was far from business as usual at Nebraska Methodist College this past Thursday.

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Topics: student life, campus life, college routine