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Top Ten Tips on Improving Concentration!

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NEW BLOG POST: What Is It Like Being a Patient Navigator?

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HCC & ASPPH Co-Hosted Graduate School Webinar | Weds, Dec. 6, 12pmPST/3pmEST

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Interested in applying to graduate schools for public health?HCC has partnered with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to provide you expert advice on the application…Continue

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Program Associate - Brooklyn, NY

Maimonides Medical Center is the designated leader for a Performing Provider System (PPS) in the NYS Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. Known as Community Care of Brooklyn (CCB), the PPS is a network of health care providers…
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Why Paid Work Experience Helped Me Get Into Medical School

“What are you going to do after you graduate?” As a senior in college in 2013, I heard this question often. I played it off cooly and said I was “considering my options,” but I honestly had no clue what I was going to do. I was applying to jobs left and right and attending career fairs, but nothing seemed to be working. Graduate school was the furthest thing from my mind.…See More
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Insight into Behavioral Health Careers in 2019

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Brigham and Women’s Hospital Population Health Position

Position Summary: This innovative program is comprised of a team of centrally based Population Management Coordinators (PHCs) who are assigned to support a designated Primary Care practice(s) and are expected to function as integral members of both…
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Webinar Review: Taking Next Steps for Graduate School

Congratulations on getting into graduate school! Now it is time to choose the best school for you. Health Career Connection and My Health Career Navigator Founder, Jeff Oxendine, shares the next steps you should take after successfully getting into graduate school.***What Do You Value in a Graduate School?Before committing significant time and money to graduate school, it is important to have a clear sense of what the graduate school offers and how does it fit with your vision and goals? Take a…See More
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Webinar Review: Taking Next Steps for Graduate School

Congratulations on getting into graduate school! Now it is time to choose the best school for you. Health Career Connection and My Health Career Navigator Founder, Jeff Oxendine, shares the next steps you should take after successfully getting into graduate school.***What Do You Value in a Graduate School?Before committing significant time and money to graduate school, it is important to have a clear sense of what the graduate school offers and how does it fit with your vision and goals? Take a…See More
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ACCEPTED Taking Next Steps for Grad School

So, you've been accepted to grad school. Congratulations! Now what? Your mind is swirling with questions. "How much is all this going to cost?" "Which progra...
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Should You Do a Year of Service Before Graduate School?

You may decide not to apply to graduate school right after college in order to gain experience. Great! So what do now? Some students decide to do a year service with one of many organizations such as AmeriCorps or Teach for America. Before applying to medical school, I did AmeriCorps, tutoring at-risk youth at an alternative school in Philadelphia. Doing a year of service…See More
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9 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to Medical School

It’s finally Spring! Some of you are probably gearing up to take your MCAT and preparing to apply to medical school in June. I applied to medical schools last June and knowing what to prepare for helped in streamlining the process. Applying to medical school is a lot of work and pressure. Knowing the process beforehand and what mistakes to avoid will help make the journey…See More
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Why Paid Work Experience Helped Me Get Into Medical School

Posted on June 8, 2019 at 5:44pm 0 Comments

“What are you going to do after you graduate?” As a senior in college in 2013, I heard this question often. I played it off cooly and said I was “considering my options,” but I honestly had no clue what I was going to do. I was applying to jobs left and right and attending career fairs, but nothing seemed to be working. Graduate school was the furthest thing…

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Webinar Review: Taking Next Steps for Graduate School

Posted on April 13, 2019 at 7:05pm 0 Comments

Congratulations on getting into graduate school! Now it is time to choose the best school for you. Health Career Connection and My Health Career Navigator Founder, Jeff Oxendine, shares the next steps you should take after successfully getting into graduate school.

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Should You Do a Year of Service Before Graduate School?

Posted on March 26, 2019 at 7:30am 0 Comments

You may decide not to apply to graduate school right after college in order to gain experience. Great! So what do now? Some students decide to do a year service with one of many organizations such as AmeriCorps or Teach for America. Before applying to medical school, I did…

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9 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to Medical School

Posted on March 25, 2019 at 5:32am 0 Comments

It’s finally Spring! Some of you are probably gearing up to take your MCAT and preparing to apply to medical school in June. I applied to medical schools last June and knowing what to prepare for helped in streamlining the process. Applying to medical school is a lot of work…

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At 4:00pm on September 13, 2017, Jeffrey Oxendine said…

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Program Associate - Brooklyn, NY

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Research Assistant - New York, NY (Columbia University)

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Hello!There is an interview of mine on the coming Saturday.I need expert advice on what is appropriate clothing to wear at the interview other than a suit?I searched a lot and found that jeggings and dress shirts are good, but before buy it from…Continue

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Started by Kirk Bretman Mar 27. 0 Replies

My mom died because of a brain tumor, the doctor told us it can be heredity, so there is a chance that it will pass to me. I am afraid now because of the symptoms, i started to have headaches every morning and it worsens every day. My friend told me…Continue

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Program Associate - Brooklyn, NY

Maimonides Medical Center is the designated leader for a Performing Provider System (PPS) in the NYS Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. Known as Community Care of Brooklyn (CCB), the PPS is a network of health care providers…
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