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It's Never Too Late to Make Your Own Place in Your Family's Healthcare Tradition

Posted on Sun, Nov 19, 2017

Is healthcare considered "the family business" for you? If so, you already know the pros and cons of that reality.

Sure, the safest place to have a heart attack is at your family reunion, but there also are all those expectations — be at the top of your class, get a stellar entrance exam score, make the right connections and follow the yellow brick road to medical / dental / pharmacy / OT / PT / etc. school, after which, of course, you take your rightful place in the family practice.

It sounds good in theory, but when the rubber hits the road (i.e., you take college-level organic chemistry), you start to worry that those medically inclined smarts you inherited may not be enough to get you through. 

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Topics: student spotlight

It's Possible to Overcome a Poor Academic Record with the Right Support

Posted on Sun, Nov 05, 2017


You always wanted to work in the medical field. But you worried about the rigorous classes it would take, especially math and science.

In high school, success in those subjects was hard to come by. Maybe you struggled with homework, or perhaps you were a poor test-taker.

But you never gave up hope. You kept working hard. You kept your dream in front of you and started taking small steps.

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Topics: student spotlight

Plans Change. Your Calling to Help Others Doesn't.

Posted on Sun, Oct 15, 2017

Imagine that you’ve always wanted to work in healthcare. It was the work you were meant to do. So, you came up with a plan to make it happen.

You took all the right classes. Got all the right grades. Began making a list of the right schools to apply to. You had a goal.

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Topics: student spotlight

LaToya Called to Healthcare Career While Taking Care of Son

Posted on Mon, Sep 25, 2017

You’ve been by their bedside.

Maybe it was your grandpa or your mom. Maybe it was your brother or your daughter. But you were there for them.

Life threw you a curveball, and you rose to the challenge. You became their caregiver. 

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Topics: allied health career, student spotlight, respiratory care

Taylor Finds the Right Place to Pursue Lifelong Nursing Dream

Posted on Mon, Aug 28, 2017


You’ve always known that you wanted to help others. Maybe you were inspired by your loved one’s caregivers. Maybe you have family members you look up to who work in healthcare.

Now, you just want to make sure you find the right place to pursue your passion, whether you’re transferring or straight out of high school. You need a challenging but welcoming environment where you can learn to be the best and have fun along the way.

Many of our students, like Taylor Kolvek, come to Nebraska Methodist College to realize their lifelong dream because of our academic reputation and student life opportunities.

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Topics: student spotlight, nursing, transfer students

NMC Senior Receives Prestigious National Award from APNA

Posted on Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Nebraska Methodist College senior nursing student Jennifer Dobey is one of just 15 undergraduate students to be selected a 2017 Board of Directors Student Scholar by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA).

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Topics: student achievements, scholarships, student spotlight, nursing

Bridget Won't Let CF Hold Her Back from Helping Others

Posted on Mon, Jul 31, 2017

You’ve been the patient. Maybe it was when you were just a toddler. Maybe it happened last week. But it definitely changed your life forever.

Somewhere along the way, you found the inspiration to turn your diagnosis into motivation. From that point on, you’ve wanted to help others like you.

Many of our students, like Bridget Huddleston, come to Nebraska Methodist College because of a personal health condition.

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Topics: student spotlight, respiratory care

NMC Sophomore Travels to Haiti for Medical Mission

Posted on Mon, May 15, 2017

This article was published by Leeanna Ellis at the Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise on 5/12/2017.

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Topics: community outreach, student spotlight, nursing

NMC Sophomore Heads to Haiti for Medical Mission

Posted on Tue, Mar 21, 2017

This article was published by Leeanna Ellis at the Washington County Pilot-Tribune & Enterprise on 3/16/2017.

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Topics: nurse education, community outreach, student spotlight

Bolivia Immersion Lets Maddie See Another Side of Healthcare

Posted on Tue, Nov 08, 2016

At Nebraska Methodist College, it’s not enough for our students to just learn about healthcare. So that they get an experience that truly embraces the core tenets of our school’s philosophy, students immerse themselves in the healthcare field.

Often, that requires stepping outside one’s comfort zone and traveling to places far removed from healthcare in Nebraska and the United States. For students like Maddie, these moments turn into memories that last a lifetime.

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Topics: nurse education, community outreach, student spotlight