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Posted August 27, 2015 by

Top 5 Highest Paying College Majors

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Male student holding cash and pointing with finger isolated on white background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Choosing a college major is one of the most critical decisions of our lives. A lot of things have to be taken into consideration, the main ones being whether the major you’re opting for is of your interest, its value in the job market, etc. The most important thing, however, is deciding whether its pay will be worth the gruesome academics and mind-boggling digits of your tuition fee. One may argue that living a truly satisfactory life requires doing something you love, regardless of how much it pays you, but let’s face it, who doesn’t want financial stability?

But careers which pay you well initially require payment. These require sheer determination and hard work & usually have a high tuition fee. Here is a list of the five highest paying college majors: (more…)

Posted August 06, 2015 by

How a Medical Scribe Position Prepares You for Medical School

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Empty notebook with a pen on the table. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The decision to apply to medical school is not easy. Before students can even apply, they must complete rigorous coursework, volunteer or work in a clinical setting, score well on the MCAT exam, and more.

Then comes the more important part: actually getting accepted to medical school. Standing out among thousands of other applicants can seem daunting. Fortunately, there are opportunities for students interested in medical school or other healthcare careers that can enhance their resume or graduate school application. (more…)

Posted March 19, 2015 by

How a Gerontology Degree Can Help You in Medical School

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Social aid for elderly person. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The Population is Aging Rapidly

Students graduating from medical school today are going to work with more elderly individuals than physicians did in the past. With the baby boomer generation aging rapidly, there are more senior citizens requiring treatments for conditions that affect the mind and body of elderly individuals. Many jobs in medical facilities will involve working with senior citizens requiring specialized medical care. There are good reasons to plan ahead by earning a degree that teaches about the elderly population to help someone succeed in medical school. (more…)

Posted July 07, 2014 by

Tips for Medical School Graduates

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Graduation cap and stethoscope representing medical graduate. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Congratulations on graduating from medical school!  Now comes finding a job.  What factors will you consider?  Perhaps, you will think about the type of facility to work at or even the location of the job.  However, first you should decide what area of the medical field you would like to get into.

Graduates should consider working as a locum tenens physician to gain experience in the job market before settling into a facility or private practice.  A locum tenens is a physician who temporarily fulfills the duties of another. (more…)

Posted August 09, 2013 by

5 Reasons to be a Medical Intern Abroad

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Medical intern at a hospital. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Have you thought about getting an internship in medicine?  If the answer is yes, consider five reasons to intern abroad.

International volunteer organization Projects Abroad has been organizing medical placements in the developing world since the mid-90s. There are many great reasons for students to get involved with medical work abroad. Here are the organization’s top five: (more…)