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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

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

Time for a Career Switch: Why Nursing School is A Good Fit

Posted on Thu, Jul 21, 2016

It’s not just first-time freshmen who come to Nebraska Methodist College to earn their degrees in nursing. Our nursing school regularly accepts students from all walks of life, including those who have worked in another career for many years but choose a fresh start in the field of nursing.

If you’ve been contemplating a new career, there are many reasons why you might want to give nursing a closer look. Persons who embark on this path, especially those who do so later in life, discover fulfillment and enrichment in ways they never would have dreamed.

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Topics: nurse education, nursing, transfer students

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

Finding Balance When Working While In College

Posted on Thu, Dec 03, 2015

There’s only so much time in a day. So how do you maintain a comfortable balance between your work obligations and school obligations? Throw family into the mix and things get even more complicated.

We’re here to tell you that working while in college is possible. You just need to be willing to rely on the resources that are out there and put into practice a few tricks that will help you manage your time.

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Topics: student life, campus life, transfer students

Transferring Colleges: 6 Signs Your Current School Is The Wrong Fit

Posted on Wed, Nov 18, 2015

You’ve hit a wall. For whatever reason, you’re just not clicking with your college of choice, and you find yourself thinking that you’re not in the right place.

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Topics: campus life, college routine, transfer students

Tips For Parents Going Back To College

Posted on Tue, Oct 06, 2015

As a parent who’s thinking of going back to school, you face a lot of obstacles that your average college freshman doesn’t have to deal with: daycare. A job. The daunting thought of going back to a setting you thought you left behind years ago.

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Topics: student life, college routine, transfer students

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

How to Change from a Career You Loathe to One You Love

Posted on Mon, Jun 15, 2015

You check your email. Check your phone. Look up at the clock. Check your phone again. Ugh, is it 5 yet?

If this is your average unhappy workday, you’re not alone. But here’s the good news: You don’t have to endure that I-could-be-doing-more feeling day after day. With the right education, it really is possible to have a job you love, and getting that education is easier than you may think.

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Topics: allied health career, transfer students

Should I Go Back to School? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Posted on Tue, May 19, 2015

It might be a nagging question, or something that takes you by surprise with its sudden clarity: Should I go back to school? Maybe you finished a program only to find that the career it led to is not as satisfying as you’d hoped. Perhaps you started college but never finished.

Whatever your circumstances, the question of whether or not to go back to college is a big one, but it’s one worth sorting through.

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Topics: continuing education, transfer students

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