Thursday, October 6, 2011

7 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Health Sciences Program

Our admissions advisors have identified seven questions that students tend to find useful in selecting a study program.

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  1. What's most important to me? What are my career goals? What are my passions?
  2. What programs are offered at this school? Are there opportunities to take classes in other areas?
  3. Who attends this school? Would I fit in? Would classmates bring diverse perspectives?
  4. Who makes up the faculty?  Does their practice and research outside of the classroom interest me?
  5. What is the school culture like? Are there extracurricular or volunteer opportunities that match my interests?
  6. What is the best environment for me? Do I prefer an urban, suburban or rural environment? What's the size of the school and size of program?
  7. Does the school have a network to advance my career? What are its alumni doing now?

Naturally we have our own answers, and we'd love to have a discussion to see if Bastyr University meets your needs. Our hope is that considering these questions will help you find a study program that matches your goals. Contact our admissions team to set up a meeting.

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Events

Apr 24 Admissions

Take advantage of this opportunity to speak with an admissions representative and learn how Bastyr can help you build a career that helps create a healthier world.

Apr 26 Continuing Ed

Fine tune your skills diagnosing and treating trauma with Chinese medicine. We will discuss the heart/kidney axis as the physiological foundation of stability and how to restore integrity to this most important relationship.
April 26-27, Sat-Sun, 9a.m.-5p.m.
Instructor: Lonny Jarrett, MAc, MS, FNAAOM.
(13 CEUs, PDAs, CPEUs)

Apr 26

The gluten-free diet (GFD) is now a multi-billion dollar industry gaining in popularity with the general public. Gluten sensitivity is a controversial subject, where patients who have neither celiac disease (CD) nor wheat allergy have varying degrees of symptomatic improvement on the GFD. Dive deeper into the world of gluten for your own health or the health of your patients.
April 26, Sat, 9a.m.-5p.m.
Instructor: Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACB.
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