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Student Member Resources

Activities

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive – Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s BioInteractive has teacher guides, activities, videos and podcasts on several topics

http://webadventures.rice.edu/ – Games in Forensics, CSI; teacher and student sections

http://www.cyberbee.com/whodunnit/crime.html – Crime scene investigation

 

Apps

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gflash+-flashcards-tests/id286531709?mt=8 – a free mobile flashcard app for iPhone and iPad

 

Careers

http://explorehealthcareers.org/en/home – A great resource on various careers with association links, scholarship search, etc.

http://floridanext.com/ – Your future after high school

https://jobs.cvshealth.com/ – CVS Career Areas

http://www.travelnursing.org – a free travel nursing career resource 

http://www.okhealthcareers.com/ – Oklahoma Health Care Workforce Center, resources for students, educators, how to prepare for a career

http://all50medical.com/ – a website dedicated to matching high quality health care professionals with opportunities that will meet personal and professional goals

http://chemvideos.mit.edu/ – Behind the Scenes at MIT, videos about Chemistry as a career and seeing the life of real chemists

http://www.besomethingamazing.com – Building the Health Care Workforce in South Carolina; explore health careers

https://www.medicalassistantdegrees.net/ – information about the medical assistant programs offered by schools in every state

 

College Research

http://www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org/ – Complete Directory of Top Accredited Online Schools, Online Colleges and Online Universities of 2014

 

Health Science Resources

http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/order/pubs_gateway.html – National Institute of General Medical Sciences site offers a ton of resources for students and teachers

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/ – Learn.Genetics – Genetic Science Learning Center

http://smithsonianeducation.org/students/index.html – Student Resources

http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/outreach/kids_outreach.html – National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Specialized Information Services’ Outreach resources

 

Financial Aid/Scholarships

https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loansscholarships – Loans and Scholarships for health professions students

http://www.travelnursing.org/nursing-scholarship.php – Applicants and potential scholarship winners will be critiqued by the editorial staff at TravelNursing.org and selected annually on February 10th

http://www.healthjobsstarthere.com/resources/financial/scholarships – Health Jobs Start Here for California site with information on careers, listing of many scholarships, etc.

http://www.hcfinfo.org/services.html – Health Careers Foundation scholarship

http://www.act.org/goldwater/ – The Barry Goldwater Scholarships for college students in science, mathematics or engineering

https://www.gallagherstudent.com/scholarship/ – Gallagher Koster Scholarship for undergraduate students pursuing a health career

https://iokds.org/scholarships/health-career-scholarships/ – International Order of the King’s Daughters and Sons, scholarship for students in a variety of health careers

http://www.tylenol.com/news/subptyschol – Tylenol Scholarship for students pursuing health careers

http://www.jkcf.org/scholarships/college-scholarship-program/ – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship for high school seniors who will go to college

https://www.pdsoros.org/apply – The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, available to college seniors and those pursuing graduate degrees

http://www.dellscholars.org/scholarship/overview/ – The Dell Scholars Program for high school seniors

http://www.aclsmedicaltraining.com/scholarship/ – ACLS Medical Training Scholarship Program

http://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/scholarship – a program created to reward America’s most talented student writers at the high school and university levels

http://www.onlinemedicalassistantprograms.net/health-care-scholarship/ – OMAP’s (OnlineMedicalAssistantPrograms.net) 100 word essay scholarship for all current and prospective students pursuing a career in the health care field

http://www.college-scholarships.com/ – Online Colleges, Online Degrees and College Scholarships Website

 

Minorities Support

https://www.uncf.org/scholarships – United Negro College Fund

https://www.tmcf.org/our-scholarships/about-scholarships – Thurgood Marshall College Fund scholarships

http://www.hsf.net/ – Hispanic Scholarship Fund

http://www.collegefund.org/ – American Indian College Fund

http://www.onlineschools.org/financial-aid/minority/ – a comprehensive scholarship list includes financial aid opportunities exclusively reserved for African-Americans, Hispanics, women, and other specific minority groups, as well as more generalized awards that are made available to applicants belonging to any underrepresented demographic

https://www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-description – Ron Brown Scholarship for African American high school seniors

http://www.jackierobinson.org/our-programs/scholarship-program – The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship for minority high school students

http://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/SocialResponsibility/Partners/DiverseScholars.aspx – United Health Foundation Diverse Scholars Program, lists scholarships for minority students

 

Online Courses

https://www.vcn.org/healthcare/online-courses/take-online – VCN Online Courses; offers high school and college level non-credit online courses; offers specialized courses such as Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, etc.; also links to great sites with high school coursework

Institute of Healthcare Improvement Open School: http://www.ihi.org/offerings/IHIOpenSchool/Pages/default.aspx – case studies, audio & video files, leadership profiles; free courses for students; free sample lessons on leadership in healthcare, patient safety, etc.

http://education-portal.com/academy/course/index.html – Free online courses on subjects – anatomy, math, business – and can earn college credit

http://www.montereyinstitute.org/ – National Repository of Online Courses offers AP and high school courses and college level courses

http://www.openculture.com/ – A great resource for teachers and students alike with free online university courses on many subjects; e-books; textbooks; audio books; science videos, movies (silent, documentaries, etc.) and others.

http://www.hippocampus.org – Online courses in math, science, social sciences, etc.

https://www.coursera.org/ – Free college level courses online

 

Research

http://www.kyvl.org/?b=p – Kentucky Virtual Library

http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/ – University of Florida’s Health Science Libraries Guides on various topics with many resources

http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/consumerhealth – Consumer Health

http://www.ipl.org/ – Internet Public Library

http://www.sweetsearch.com/ – a search engine for students

http://www.geoset.info/ – science videos and presentations from leading universities

http://www.mastersindatascience.org/blog/the-ultimate-stem-guide-for-kids-239-cool-sites-about-science-technology-engineering-and-math/ – The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids: 239 Cool Sites About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

 

Test Prep

www.majortests.com – SAT Prep tests, GRE, etc.

www.sparknotes.com/testprep – Study guides: ACT, SAT, AP subjects

http://ineedapencil.ck12.org/ – Sample SAT test, study materials for many subjects

www.erikthered.com/tutor – SAT math & physics practice

www.number2.com – SAT, ACT and GRE guides and practice tests

www.testprepreview.com – Prep for ACT, SAT, graduate school tests, CNA, NCLEX (for an RN)

www.freevocabulary.com – SAT vocabulary words

http://quizlet.com/standardized-tests/ – Tests for AP classes, college prep, grad school, NCLEX

www.March2success.com – Practice ACT, SAT, high school subjects

http://sat.collegeboard.org – Practice SAT; https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/exploreap – AP classes

www.actstudent.org/testprep – Official ACT website for test prep

https://www.varsitytutors.com/free-act-resources; https://www.varsitytutors.com/free-sat-resources; https://www.varsitytutors.com/act-prep-book – ACT and SAT test prep

http://www.communitycollegereview.com/ – free, detailed profiles of community colleges across the USA