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Setting the Record Straight: You CAN Come to NMC Right After High School

Posted on Wed, Nov 08, 2017

The biggest misconception about Nebraska Methodist College is that students can't go here right after graduating from high school.

You’ve heard it. We’ve heard it. It’s out there.

But it's just not true.

While we do make it super easy for students to transfer in, we also know how to roll out the red carpet for first-time college students.

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Topics: student life, college, health professions, nursing, admissions

7 Tips For A Successful NursingCAS Application

Posted on Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Nebraska Methodist College has partnered with NursingCAS to assist with all nursing program applications.

NursingCAS is operated by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (ACCN) and offers a convenient and efficient process to apply to nursing school using a web-based application. 

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Topics: nursing, admissions, application

Is An MSN or DNP Right For You?

Posted on Wed, Mar 29, 2017

“Should I go on to earn the next degree?”

This is a question you’ve likely asked yourself multiple times. But as healthcare evolves, the question nurses will confront isn’t if they should earn a degree, but which degree they should earn.

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Topics: nurse education, nursing

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

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

Making the Leap From HOSA to a Healthcare Career

Posted on Fri, Mar 25, 2016

If you’re a member of HOSA, then you’re already well on your way to a rewarding career as a health professional. As someone who’s passionate about helping other people, you’re probably willing to do whatever it takes to make your dream a reality.

But that doesn’t mean there won’t be roadblocks. Not everyone in HOSA is actually going to wind up with a job in healthcare. If you’re really committed to having a successful position in this rewarding field, we want you to remember these six tips. They’re absolutely critical when it comes to transitioning from HOSA to a healthcare career.

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Topics: healthcare education, allied health career, preparing for college

Decision Time Is Here: 6 Steps to Choosing the Right College

Posted on Fri, Mar 11, 2016

If you’re in high school, then you probably don’t realize how much the college application process has changed in recent years. You used to have to fill out, by hand (!), every piece of documentation required by your prospective college, meaning you only really had time to apply for about three or four colleges at max.

In 2016, you can apply for dozens of colleges with a couple clicks and copying and pasting the same information into the same fields on websites around the country. But this creates its own headaches, because now you must choose which of those dozens of colleges you actually want to attend, and that’s not always easy.

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Topics: student life, campus life, preparing for college

There's A Visit Day For That!

Posted on Fri, Jan 08, 2016

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 more visit days this academic year than ever before, giving 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

Online Tours Aren’t Enough- The Importance of Campus Visits

Posted on Wed, Dec 30, 2015

You’ve done your research, carefully looking at the schools that have that perfect combination of academics and student activities. Your applications are in or in process and you’re awaiting word from the many colleges you’ve applied for.

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Topics: student life, campus life

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