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A student nurse wearing teal scrubs and a yellow stethoscope reviews a textbook in the simulation center.

What Is the NCLEX?

Before graduate nurses can practice, they must pass the NCLEX licensure exam. That’s why it’s important for aspiring nurses to choose a nursing program with high passing rates, so they can make sure they are getting the best education possible for their time and money. Continue reading

Two students wearing facemasks, one clear plastic, the other a surgical mask, and wearing protective plastic robes and gloves prepare to draw blood in phlebotomy class.

What Healthcare Career Is Right for Me?

If you’re exploring career paths, you might ask, “what healthcare career is right for me?” A general studies in pre-health sciences program is a great place to start.  Continue reading

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