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Leslie Jun 16 266 views

If you are in college and you're major is Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Neuroscience, or Molecular Biology, can you name the school you attend(ed) and what consisted of the curriculum In other words, why did you choose your major and how advantageous was it for you?

I am a rising high school senior and am looking for insight into different college majors. I want to get into med school. If you have any tips, please share!

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Mary Hope May 22 349 views

What is the most effective way to gain experience and hours related to working with animals?

I am currently a highschool junior who wants to go into the medical field for a profession, specifically veterinary science. Right now i work at a dog daycare, boarding, and grooming place. My experience with animals here includes distrubituing, food and water, cleaning dog supplies, bathing...

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Dee May 21 226 views

What do you do in high school and college to become a midwife?

I am interested in the career of a midwife and I need some course guidance on it.

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unknown May 20 182 views

How do you know what major to choose from if you want to become a Labor and delivery nurse ?

I am in the 10th grade and i wanted to know this before i go to college so i can be prepared in what i am going to be doing for the rest of my life. I want to attend a preview A and M university because it has a good nursing school.

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Eno May 16 283 views

How do I find research opportunities as a pre-med student ?

I’m in my sophomore year as a pre-med and want to spend a summer doing research because I heard it increases chances of acceptance into medical school, but I’m not sure where to find them.

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Joanna Mar 15 744 views

Can a 37yr old mom join the military to become a CRNA?

Hello! I am 37-year-old single mother to 3 teens. One is enlisted in the Navy and the other 2 are home (will be having a family plan in place for bootcamp and deployments). I have an Associate's Paralegal degree and am working in criminal defense. I am looking into changing my career into...

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Alisha Mar 13 738 views

What can I do to get my LPN license early and take online nursing classes while being in the 8th grade going on to 9th grade?

I really want to get my LPN license. I really need help with getting online classes so that way I can start early and work on to being a RN.

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Jimmy Feb 28 368 views

What are some academics/educational requirements will I need to become a registered nurse??

Besides getting a degree in nursing, are there other educational requirements I will need to pursue a career as a registered nurse?

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CareerVillage Office Hours Feb 28 494 views

I’m thinking about applying to USC as either a pre-health biology major or a pre-health marine biology major. I want to attend vet school in the near future and wanted to know which one would be best to do or if I should major in something else that would set me up for success in vet school.

I also wanted to know what the job options would be if I didn’t get accepted into vet school if I did major in one of these.

Note: this question was asked anonymously by a learner

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alejandra Jan 17 506 views

Nursing Pre-reqs ?

What are the necessary pre-reqs to become a nurse? Are all pre-reqs the same for all healthcare specialists? Would I need to take additional classes?

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Davianna Dec 11, 2023 1237 views

Hi I was wondering what the best path to become a nurse midwife would be? Also what's the difference between a nurse midwife and a regular midwife?

I'm 16 years old and I really want to become a midwife or a nurse midwife, but I don't know where to start. I'm in HOSA currently but it's not really helping. Any advice?

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Alayna Dec 09, 2023 480 views

Why does med school cost so much?

Why does medical school cost so much? I am in 9th grade and planning on being a doctor I just want to know why is it so much for med school

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Nydia Dec 04, 2023 451 views

How do i get a head start?

Hi im 15 years old and in 10th grade. I really wanna be an veterinarian and want to start on it right now. Any suggestion, tips, etc?

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Aharon Dec 05, 2023 183 views

Is it better for me to enroll in a 4 to 8 week CNA program, or a 32 to 34 week PCT program which can prepare me for becoming a PICU nurse.? Or Is it a better decision to go to EMT taring to prepare me for my PICU nurse career.? I am really stressing about the licenses and classes I must take in order to become a PICU nurse, I need someone to please lay it out step by step please. If I want to start off as a CNA nurse can I work with Pediatric, and adolescent patients, or do I need to work with adult patients. What is an HS.

I finished High school and I do have a diploma, and graduated with a 3.63 GPA.
I do believe the CNA program requires one to take an exam with about 70 multiple choice and reading questions, is this true.

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Chastity Dec 06, 2023 881 views

Can I get into med school with a B.S.N?

I want to become a doctor who also performs surgical procedures (I don't know what I want to specialize in yet) but if I get a B.S.N. can I still get into med school to pursue that path?