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9 Things To Do After Getting Accepted Into College

Posted on Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Congratulations on your acceptance to Nebraska Methodist College (NMC)! By now you have completed your application and received your acceptance packet. This is the moment you have been waiting for - all this college application stuff to be over, right?

The good news is you’re admitted. You can breathe a sigh of relief because no matter what you have a school to attend this fall.

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Topics: college, preparing for college, admissions

6 Myths to Know When You're Researching Nursing Schools

Posted on Thu, Jan 23, 2020

So you're thinking of becoming a nurse? Congratulations on an excellent career choice!  According to the Omaha World Herald, Nebraska is currently experiencing a nursing shortage of over 4,000 nurses statewide. This shortage is expected to rise by 34% by 2025.

It is a common misconception that all nursing programs are built the same. When in reality, the programs, curriculum and application requirements can differ greatly. As you research nursing programs and navigate the application process, here are a few things you should consider and questions you should ask.

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Topics: nurse education, healthcare education, nursing, admissions

How to Select an RN to BSN Program

Posted on Tue, Dec 10, 2019

As a registered nurse, the decision to go back to school can be daunting. You've already worked hard to earn your Registered Nurse (RN) license, and that's a big accomplishment. 

If you're looking for next steps, earning your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is a great move. There's a push to make the BSN the standard entry for nursing. Many hospitals and health systems are following suit by requiring their nurses to have bachelor's degrees. 

The idea of going back for your BSN is an excellent choice and will set you up for a world of opportunities, including greater access to jobs, promotions and better pay to name a few.

Nebraska Methodist College put together a list of questions to help you research RN to BSN programs and find the one that is the best fit for you!

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Topics: healthcare education, RN to BSN, online education

The Start-to-Finish Guide to an NMC Application

Posted on Wed, Nov 06, 2019

Are you interested in applying to Nebraska Methodist College? We've provided some instructions and tips to guide you through the process.

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Topics: preparing for college, admissions, application

How To Support Your Student Through The College Search Process

Posted on Fri, Oct 25, 2019

NMC guest blogger and Director of Enrollment Services Megan Kokenge created a list of steps to help parents support their student through the college search process. Through working with parents and students every day, she offers a unique perspective on the topic from an admissions standpoint.

After working in higher education for almost twenty years, I have seen and heard a lot from students’ parents. Some good, some bad, but all parents had the same goal — to see their student succeed.

Preparing to send your student to college is stressful. Here's a list of steps that will help make this important milestone less stressful and set your student up for success.

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Topics: college, preparing for college, admissions

There's A Visit Day For That!

Posted on Tue, Oct 15, 2019

At Nebraska Methodist College, we want to do everything we can to make you comfortable about your ultimate college decision. Toward that end, we’ve created visit days that give you the opportunity to select the campus tour that best fits your needs. Here’s everything you need to know about our upcoming Visit Days.

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Topics: healthcare education, campus life

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