A Day in the Life of an Acupuncturist

Posted March 24, 2016 by Dr. Xianhui Li & filed under Acupuncture, Alternative Medicine, Careers

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine are natural and effective healing systems that have existed for thousands of years. In the last 50 years, practice of these system have spread all over the world, and the growing interest has increased the demand for more acupuncturists. With this demand have come more questions about what exactly acupuncturists do, and specifically what is a day in the life of an acupuncturist like? … Read More

5 Myths About Alternative Medicine Careers

Posted March 10, 2016 by Dr. Yoseph Feleke & filed under Acupuncture, Alternative Medicine, Careers

While constantly increasing in popularity and use, alternative medicine can still seem like unchartered territory. And alternative medicine careers are often not immediately viewed as viable, professional ways to work in the field of health care. … Read More

5 Personality Traits of Acupuncture School Students

Every year, people throughout the country begin their acupuncture educations, embarking on a career in this ancient, yet cutting-edge, field of alternative medicine. While the practice draws people from all walks of life, at many ages and stages, there are qualities acupuncture school students all share. … Read More

5 Signs It's Time for a New Career

Posted February 09, 2016 by Morena McNally, Career Services Director & filed under Careers

Career changes are not uncommon. Many people reach a point in their lives when they’re ready for a new environment and new opportunities. Sometimes it’s a result of changes that have happened to them personally, and sometimes it’s the result of external factors that affect their lives. Either way, thousands of people every year discover it's time for a new career. Here are five signs you should join them. … Read More

Holistic Health Careers: 3 Steps to Launch

Posted February 02, 2016 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Careers, Education & Research

Holistic health is a form of healing that focuses on the whole person – the body, mind, and spirit. It includes treatments that help people gain proper life balance, including acupuncture and massage therapy. … Read More

4 Things to Know About Going to Massage School

Going to massage school is a personal, unique experience for all students. At the same time, there are many things about it that are common to everyone. The following are four things prospective students should know about going to massage school that can help them determine if it’s the right choice for them. … Read More

What to Ask When Visiting Oriental Medicine Schools

Posted January 12, 2016 by Joe Calareso, Director of Admissions & filed under Careers

Researching oriental medicine schools to pursue a degree in oriental medicine or acupuncture is a positive step toward a rewarding and successful career. This educational journey often begins with a visit to the oriental medicine schools you have in mind. Once there, there are many things to ask and consider to ensure the school is the best fit for you. … Read More

How Does the Career Outlook for Massage Therapists Look? Bright!

Posted December 15, 2015 by Morena McNally, Career Services Director & filed under Careers, Massage

Before embarking on any career, it’s important to evaluate its career outlook and make sure it’s in a growing field backed by growing demand. If you’re considering a career in massage therapy, the future looks bright. … Read More

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