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Top 3 Myths about the Nurse Faculty Loan Program

Posted on Fri, May 12, 2017

The Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) is an attractive financial aid option for nurses considering a Master of Science in Nursing degree with an education focus. There continues to be an extreme shortage of nurses nationwide and a huge need for nurse educators to educate the next generation of nurses. In order to address the demand, the federal Health Resources and Services Administration created the NFLP.

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Topics: nurse education, financial aid, nursing

TRIO SSS Helps Nursing Student Overcome Barriers

Posted on Mon, Jun 06, 2016

Shawn isn’t a traditional nursing student. For one thing, he’s already enjoyed a successful brokerage career in Sarasota, Florida. For another, well, he’s a dude in a traditionally female workplace. And unlike most students fresh out of high school, he has to balance college with his own job and a family that includes four daughters.

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Topics: nurse education, financial aid, student spotlight

TRIO SSS: A Brand New Resource for NMC Students

Posted on Wed, Mar 02, 2016

I’m thrilled to share the news that, for the first time ever, Nebraska Methodist College is a participant in the TRIO Student Support Services program. This will enable us to offer unparalleled support to those students who have historically been underrepresented in college, providing them with opportunities that others may take for granted.

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Topics: student life, financial aid, new programs

In-Depth Guide to the Nurse Faculty Loan Program

Posted on Wed, Feb 24, 2016

Nurse-Educator-Teaching-Class.jpgFinancial aid is at the top of every college undergrad’s mind around this time of year, but it’s important for graduate students to think about some of the opportunities for tuition assistance that are out there as well.

This goes doubly so when you’re a nurse considering a Master of Science in Nursing degree. If you’re interested in a career as an educator, there’s one resource you absolutely must look into: the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP).

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Topics: nurse education, financial aid, nursing

7 FAFSA Myths Almost Every Student Falls For

Posted on Wed, Feb 17, 2016

College-Piggy-Bank.jpgIt’s that most wonderful time of the year, when students everywhere cozy up to the fire with their favorite tablet in their lap, gather their documentation and fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.

For some, the thought of filling out this annual application brings a sense of dread. But fear not! Did you know that completing the FAFSA is easier than ever? It also has benefits that might not be readily apparent to the untrained eye.

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Topics: financial aid, scholarships

You CAN Afford It! Debunking Common Money Myths About Private Colleges

Posted on Thu, Oct 01, 2015

When my admissions team and I are meeting with transfer students to tell them about the legitimate awesomeness of going to Nebraska Methodist College, they almost universally have the same objection:

“I can’t afford it!”

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Topics: financial aid, scholarships, transfer students

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

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

MythBusters: I Can't Afford a Private College

Posted on Tue, Jan 07, 2014

A college education is an important investment in your future. Paying for college, however, can be very intimidating. But before you say to yourself, “I can’t afford to go to a private college,” you should explore all of the opportunities that exist to help you pursue your education.  At Nebraska Methodist College, students have a number of financial aid options.

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Topics: healthcare education, financial aid, healthcare scholarships

Gates Millennium Scholar Reflects on NMC Upward Bound Experience

Posted on Fri, Sep 21, 2012

Juan Carlos Chavez is a former Nebraska Methodist College Upward Bound student. He graduated from Omaha Burke High School in 2012 and earned a prestigious Gates Millenium Scholarship, a full ride to a college of his choosing. He took a few moments to reflect on his experiences as an Upward Bound student and his road to college.

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Topics: community outreach, financial aid, upward bound, scholarships