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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

Why Get the RN to BSN Degree?

Posted on Tue, Feb 19, 2019

If you’re a diploma- or associate degree-prepared RN wondering if you can and should go back to school to get a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, here’s the short answer: YES.

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Topics: nurse education, college, RN to BSN, nursing, online education, bachelor's degree

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

Preparing for College – Mom and Dad’s Turn

Posted on Thu, Aug 13, 2015

As they get older, your kids become more and more independent. They might drive themselves to high school, have their own jobs and do their own laundry (sometimes, if you’re lucky). But that doesn’t mean they’re all on their own just yet.

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Topics: college, preparing for college

What High School Juniors Can Do To Prepare For College

Posted on Wed, Jul 08, 2015

It’s crazy to think about, but the new school year will be starting up in just a few weeks.  If you’re a soon-to-be high school junior, this is the time to relax, right?  After all, you don’t have to worry about college essays, campus visits, standardized tests, or any of that application stuff until well into your senior year.

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Topics: college, college routine, preparing for college

Skipping AP Credits? What You’re Missing

Posted on Tue, Jun 23, 2015

If you know college is in your future, it makes sense to do everything you can to prepare for it – even if it’s a couple years away. One way to do that is with AP credits. Here’s how taking AP courses your junior and senior years of high school can provide a boost when it comes to college.

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Topics: college, preparing for college

Going Back to College? Tips For Success

Posted on Wed, May 06, 2015

If you’re thinking about going back to college, you might be wondering whether now is the right time. Here’s a secret: It’s never the perfect time. The truth is that people who are returning to college to complete their degrees or embark upon a brand new chapter in their lives face some unique challenges.

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Topics: college, transfer students

5 Must-Ask Questions When Choosing a College

Posted on Tue, Apr 21, 2015

When you're ready to compare colleges, you’ll need to spend some time and effort really getting a feel for your top choices. It’s a big decision, so it makes sense to visit campuses, get to know college representatives and ask a LOT of questions. When you do the work of comparing and contrasting, you can better pick the school that’s the best fit for you.

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Topics: college, health professions, nursing

How Long is Nursing School? 5 Surprising Factors

Posted on Thu, Mar 26, 2015

When it comes to getting your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), the length of time from start to finish is based on a number of factors. Although the common phrase might be "four-year degree," that doesn't mean everyone completes their coursework in the same amount of time.

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Topics: nurse education, college, nursing

5 Myths About Nebraska Methodist College

Posted on Thu, Mar 05, 2015

Nebraska Methodist College Director of Enrollment Services Megan Maryott has heard dozens of misconceptions. You’ve probably even heard some of these rumors yourself. We asked Megan to set the record straight on the most common myths and give us the facts instead. Read on to learn the real deal.  

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Topics: healthcare education, college, health professions, nursing

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