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Reasons to Make the University of Oregon Your College of Choice

Although I graduated from the University of Oregon and went back there to complete my Master’s Degree, that isn’t the main reason I encourage young people to become students there. The truth is, there are a number of good reasons to choose The University of Oregon, and I would like to share some of them here.

1. Location and a few things the University of Oregon has to offer

The University of Oregon is located in Eugene, Oregon, a city of just over 100,000 people about 100 miles south of Portland, Oregon’s largest city. Continue reading Reasons to Make the University of Oregon Your College of Choice

USMLE Step 2 Tips – 3 Tips For a Top Score

If you want success on the Step 2 exam, not only do you need to study hard and from the right sources, but you need some quality USMLE Step 2 tips. If you are looking to pass the exam, these tips will help you do so easily, if your goal is to score well above the current average of 217, then these tips should be followed very closely and regularly throughout your USMLE Step 2 preparation.

So what exactly are these tips that can help you score above the current CK average?

USMLE Success Tip #1 – Study with the patients in mind.

This may sound confusing, but if you can see your study material as individual cases rather than just steps in a disease, then you will have an easier time recognizing certain diseases when they appear in a question.

For example, let’s say you are studying about management of a stroke patient. Continue reading USMLE Step 2 Tips – 3 Tips For a Top Score

How to Become a Kindergarten Teacher

The process of how to become a kindergarten teacher is similar to the process of becoming any other type of elementary school teacher, and it isn’t too much different from that of becoming a middle school or high school teacher. There is more of a focus on early childhood development, however, and less of a focus on a specific subject that high school math, science or English teachers would take. There are many career options for kindergarten teachers across the country because there will always be the next generation of youngsters waiting to learn their first lessons.

If you’re interested in learning how to become a kindergarten teacher, the best way to find out would be to speak to a counselor at a local college. Continue reading How to Become a Kindergarten Teacher

Doctoral Occupational Therapy Programs

The PhD in occupational therapy program would prepare students, particularly a practicing occupational therapist for future career in health services management. The program comprises or management courses and is possible to take up to six years to complete. Disregard of the program, education in this field should come upon basic and some advanced science courses such as biology, anatomy, sociology and physiology. These courses, however, should be acquired during the bachelor’s or master’s degree programs.

There are also other courses such as intervention strategies, establishing effective programs and medical terminology. Continue reading Doctoral Occupational Therapy Programs

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a College

Given the thousands of colleges and universities in the U.S. and the range of program options, honing in on a college can be a difficult and stressful process. Follow these tips to choose a college that will meet your needs and fulfill your academic ambitions.

1. Consider Your Objectives and Personal Needs

Are you looking for a “college experience,” or do you just want a degree to start or advance your career? Are you looking for a college education that you can complete quickly, or do you want to take some time deciding on a major and enroll in a range of courses?

Martha O’Connell, executive director of Colleges that Change Lives, recommends that students also take the time to assess their abilities and strengths, as well as weaknesses, before choosing a college. Continue reading 5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a College

A Machine Maker’s Goal For a PhD in Mechanical Engineering

As we design and create machines, it is always an obvious fact that we do not often get it right at the first attempt. With an objective to take on physical load and repetitive work borne by man, we tweak and fine tune to make better machines for optimal performance. When a machine does not perform according to its full potential due to wear and tear, we carry out remedial works to get it back to action. Alternatively, an incorrect fit of task to machine may also be due cause to not meet our expectations. Continue reading A Machine Maker’s Goal For a PhD in Mechanical Engineering

How to Get a Good LSAT Score

It is well known by now that a good LSAT score is ticket to a top law school, scholarships, a beautiful family and the life of your dreams. Less known is how to get to that good score when your initial LSAT score leaves something to be desired. This post will discuss what makes for a good LSAT score, and will provide a few key tips essential to getting a good LSAT score when otherwise you would not.

What is a good LSAT Score?

The LSAT is scored on a 120-180 scale, with 150 being more or less a score in the 50th percentile. Continue reading How to Get a Good LSAT Score

How LSAT Scoring Works – How Your Exam is Graded

If you are busy studying for your LSAT, you know that the maximum number of points possible is 180. You may have done a bit of research and determined that the students who make it into the top law schools have a median LSAT score of about 165 to 168. Therefore, this range may be your goal. However, during your months of studying, it may have occurred to you that you do not even know how LSAT scoring works. How can you prepare properly if you do not grasp the method in which your exam is graded? Here is a brief explanation.

Your overall LSAT score that the top law schools will consider for your entrance is based on the amount of questions you answer correctly which is referred to as a “raw score.” There is no penalty for incorrect guesses, so when taking your LSAT exam, it is important that you answer as many questions as you can during your allotted time, even if you are unsure of the correctness of your answer. Continue reading How LSAT Scoring Works – How Your Exam is Graded

Pediatric Clinical Rotations

Pediatric Clinicals

Pediatric clinical rotation will prepare a nursing student for providing medical care and education about diseases and treatment plans to young patients. Children are not just small adults; their bodies work in different ways. The fact that children are still growing, the impact of the illness or injury on their developmental status has to be taken into account. And because they are young, they may be more scared or confused by what is happening to them then what the outcome is. Continue reading Pediatric Clinical Rotations

If You Study Licensed Practical Nursing, You Can Be Working in 1 Year

If you want to have a career in a high paying, understaffed, secure job market, then you should consider studying Licensed Practical Nursing. The way technology is advancing, hospitals need more and more of these qualified people, it is creating a very high demand! If you started school for this field you can be done is a little as twelve months. There are more jobs and opportunities that exist with this profession, and it is only growing every day! You will definitely be able to find work in this field.

Basically what a LPN does is take vital signs, collect health information, prepare patients for procedures such as injections. Continue reading If You Study Licensed Practical Nursing, You Can Be Working in 1 Year