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Dec 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Take a Moment

It is Week 15, and for many in the NUHS Community it is another week of Final exams and just a few short days until the end of ...

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Dec 4, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The End is in Sight

December is now upon us and at the end of every year, just like at the end of every trimester, I can’t believe how quickly the ...

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Nov 20, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Giving Thanks, Being Safe & Staying Well

Even though 2020 has been a very challenging year, in just over a week, much of the country will be gathering together around ...

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Nov 6, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The Many Reasons to be Thankful

November is the month designated as a time of reflection on what one is grateful for, and it typically culminates in the ...

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Nov 2, 2020 8:45:24 AM

Chiropractic Health Month

The month of October is nationally recognized as Chiropractic Health Month and on October 16, spinal health is recognized ...

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Oct 9, 2020 8:15:00 AM

From Chiropractic Student to Chiropractic Intern!

These very first weeks of Clinic Internship I have been both exciting and daunting. As I was reminded, anyone who begins a new ...

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Sep 25, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Week 3...Already?

Every trimester, for what has been the equivalent of eight terms (as a Flex Track student, this is my 12th term at NUHS), Week ...

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Aug 21, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Reflections

Eight years ago, I decided to begin this journey. I have always said that I did it for my family, that I wanted to create a ...

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Aug 7, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Preceptorships and Observation

When you come to the end of your time at the National University clinic, there are two options you can choose from to enhance ...

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Jul 24, 2020 8:15:00 AM

A Guide to Board Exams

After taking six exams in six months--seven in total, factoring the part 1 chiropractic boards which seemed to have happened ...

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Jul 10, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Mulberries!

All of the things that I have been nurturing are beginning to bear fruit, both literally and figuratively. While I should be ...

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Jun 26, 2020 8:15:00 AM

So Many Things, So Little Time

I have been a busy little bee these past two weeks. It all began with part II boards the weekend before last. After taking all ...

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Jun 12, 2020 8:00:00 AM

How Does Your Garden Grow?

It is easy to get mentally overwhelmed; given all that is going on in current events, people need outlets to improve their ...

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May 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The Beginning of the End

It's the start of my very last term at National University. When August rolls around, I will have completed my third and final ...

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Apr 24, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Staying Motivated

This is my last post before beginning my last trimester of school. But some days, having the ability of executive function is ...

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Apr 10, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Feeling at a Loss for Words

The world is a very strange place right now. I wish I could tell all of you lovely readers how stellar things are going, but ...

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Mar 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM

COVID-19 and Time Management

Well, here you have it, one of what I am sure are many accounts of what people are experiencing while sheltering at home ...

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Mar 13, 2020 8:15:00 AM

DC Clinic

Somewhere in the past few weeks, the half-way point in my chiropractic clinical internship experience came and went. The ...

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Feb 28, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Spring 2020 Tri-Mixer

With all the craziness of taking three board exams during my next and final term at National, this may have been my last ...

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Feb 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Ethnic Cooking With Dietary Restrictions

Food is a huge part of any culture; it brings people together and holds special meaning. This is why one of the biggest ...

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Jan 31, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Tri 9 and Feeling Fine!

Well, that sure was a long break, I feel like it has been ages since I wrote. I use the word "break" lightly as I was in ...

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Dec 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM

My Winter Wrap Up

It's the end of another term. This trimester is a little bit more special than most, you see, last Friday was my last MSAc ...

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Nov 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM

So much to be thankful for

It's the holiday season, and if you have left you home anytime in the last few weeks, I am sure that you have been inundated ...

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Nov 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Thoughts on Business

This trimester specifically has had a lot of "really useful for life" coursework, learning about things like risk management ...

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Nov 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Supplemental Learning

This past week I got to go on a short trip to a fabulous and exotic location: Wisconsin. I promise you that it was way more ...

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Oct 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Pumpkin Pie in a Pumpkin

Well, I haven't written about food in a bit, and there has been so much cooking going on at home lately that I felt that I ...

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Oct 7, 2019 8:56:53 AM

Seminars!

Over this last school break, I attend a five-day seminar in a massage technique that I have been interested in for a long ...

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Sep 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Hooray for Phase 3!

It has finally happened: I am in the clinic seeing chiropractic patients! This has been a long time coming, and I live with a ...

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Aug 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

How Many Chiropractors Does It Take to Build a Room Full of IKEA Furniture?

Last week was week 14, the second last of the trimester, and I just finished (almost!) what every responsible student should ...

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Aug 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Crop Share

It's midway through summer, and I have been getting my crop share for a few weeks now. Overall, I have been pretty happy with ...

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Jul 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Home Stretch

It’s week 11, and I just registered for classes for the last time! We just went through the selection process for the ...

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Jul 5, 2019 9:48:52 AM

Listening and Learning

I have a new obsession: Audiobooks. My love for them has been growing over the last few months, but I have gotten to the point ...

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Jun 21, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Pride Month

Among all of the other things that I am involved with, I am a board member for our school's Pride Medical Alliance, a group ...

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Jun 7, 2019 8:05:00 AM

Lunching and Learning

I feel like I frequently begin my posts with some expression of disbelief over how fast time is moving, but it really is just ...

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May 24, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Changes

So…we are back from break and working on falling into the groove of the next trimester. Breaks have always been strange for ...

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Apr 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Goat Hugging Study Breaks

I only have four more exams left for the term! It's great to have the end in sight, though there was some guilt as I told the ...

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Apr 5, 2019 8:01:00 AM

Self-care Week is Here!

Self-care week is here! For at least the last year or so, Week 13 has turned into self-care week. Student clubs and some ...

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Mar 22, 2019 8:10:00 AM

Catching Up With Life

I've been saying it all term, but really, where has all the time gone? With the craziness of the snow days and holidays, time ...

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Mar 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Clerkships

Clerkships are a course of clinical medical training usually lasting a minimum of several weeks that take place during the ...

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Feb 22, 2019 8:10:00 AM

Continuing Education Seminars - Don't Miss Out!

One of the awesome things about being a student is that you get to pay the "student" rate for a whole bunch of post-graduate ...

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Feb 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Snow Day(s)

If you choose to come to our campus in Lombard, Illinois, you are almost guaranteed to end up with a snow day. So far, this ...

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Jan 25, 2019 8:10:00 AM

The Alumni Association and Job Shadowing

While you are a student, the last thing you might be thinking about is being involved with The Alumni Association. I mean ...

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Dec 14, 2018 8:01:00 AM

Hooray for Finals!

Hooray for finals…just six tests away from "freedom"! Aaaand I got sick. With all of the studying to be done, this is one of ...

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Nov 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Gratitude & Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving student blog readers! Finals are fast approaching; the next time that I write I will be close to halfway ...

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Nov 16, 2018 8:00:00 AM

A Hectic Holiday Weekend

We have reached that point in the trimester where I find that I have been looking forward to a little time off. Veteran's Day ...

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Nov 2, 2018 8:05:00 AM

Reconnecting With Friends & Family

So, it is the beginning of week nine, and I only have two exams this week, hooray! There has been so much going on up to this ...

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Oct 19, 2018 8:10:00 AM

Doctor Shadowing

At the end of last trimester, I mentioned that I was going to be shadowing at least one doctor over the break. There are many ...

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Oct 5, 2018 8:15:00 AM

A Trip to the Midwest Acupuncture Symposium

One of the awesome things about living around Chicago and having a compulsion that requires you to always be learning new ...

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Sep 21, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Learning for the Fun of it

I cannot believe that it is week three of the term already! Despite the rapid passing of time, I have still been able to do a ...

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Aug 10, 2018 8:10:00 AM

Trimester Break is on the Horizon

We are down to the last two weeks of the term. It's a time for tying up loose ends, making lists and checking things off of ...

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Jul 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM

NUHS Community Outreach

When entering the clinic internship portion of your education at National University, each student has some hours of community ...

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Jul 13, 2018 8:15:00 AM

Week 10

Week 10 is upon us, and I find myself to be so busy that it is hard to stay on top of everything. It's time for the last set ...

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Jun 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Chicago Summer

Summertime in the Chicagoland area always has a lot to offer, which left me with two busy weekends in a row. National ...

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Jun 15, 2018 8:05:00 AM

Adventures in a Baking Garden

My garden is starting to really come along, especially with all of the rain that we have been having. The lettuces have been ...

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Jun 1, 2018 8:15:00 AM

Finding Motivation

The weather has recently decided that it is going to be beautiful, which in turn means that it has become much easier to find ...

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May 18, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Clinic Internship

It's always a little bit challenging to get back into the swing of things after our end of trimester break. Those two weeks ...

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Apr 20, 2018 8:03:00 AM

Studying, Secret Breakfast, and an Exciting Speaker

I wish I had had something more exciting to write about, but alas this upcoming week is the last of the term and final exams ...

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Apr 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Passing the Torch

It's hard for me to believe that in just a few short weeks I will have completed my term as student council vice president—a ...

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Apr 6, 2018 8:10:00 AM

Adventures in Allergen-Free Baking

One thing that you will notice after attending NUHS for any length of time is the number of people eating special diets. It is ...

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Mar 30, 2018 8:10:00 AM

Spring is here

Phew...I made it through the last two weeks of having some sort of examination every day! Now I get to breathe for a little ...

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Mar 24, 2018 1:15:00 PM

The Blur

Busy, busy, busy. There has been so much going on that time has become a very abstract thing. Some weeks are like that; it's ...

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Mar 16, 2018 11:09:44 AM

Wow, I have come so far! + My Campus Visit Day Experience

I worked my very first Campus Visit Day! It’s a twice a year event put on but our school's Admissions department allowing ...

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Mar 9, 2018 8:05:00 AM

Integrate Chicago 2018

I just attended my third Integrate Chicago conference! Every year this event is put together by the collaborative work of ...

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Mar 2, 2018 8:03:00 AM

The Chinese New Year Dinner

Every year, our state association, the Illinois Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (IAAOM), hosts a dinner to ...

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Feb 16, 2018 1:41:49 PM

Snow Day!

Winter is by far my favorite time of year. Growing up only a stone's throw from the border of Chicago, and then settling in ...

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Feb 12, 2018 9:21:46 AM

Midterms, Mom-guilt, and the Moon

Let me just preface this whole blog post by admitting that I am pretty much the farthest thing that you could find from being ...

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Feb 2, 2018 8:04:00 AM

Mixing It Up at the Tri Mixer

With every new term, there are a series of events that the student council plans in order to foster a greater sense of unity ...

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Jan 26, 2018 8:02:00 AM

Part 1 Boards

Well, it's all over for now.  It will be weeks before the results come in and I can see if I reviewed well enough. The day of ...

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Jan 19, 2018 9:34:13 AM

New Tri, New Phase, New Year

Editor's Note: Welcome to our new chiropractic student (Illinois) blogger, Sarah Montesa! Well hello, there is a whole lot of ...

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Jan 12, 2018 8:02:00 AM

New Blogger Introdution: Sarah Montesa

Hello everyone! My name is Sarah, and I have been a student on the NUHS Lombard campus since Fall of 2014.Right now, I am ...

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Dec 15, 2017 2:06:24 PM

Swan Song

Most everyone wants to improve the world. The thing is, people have different points of view on what’s wrong with the world ...

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Dec 8, 2017 8:31:00 AM

Job Searching

OK, so I’m beginning to understand the difficulty inherent to finding a practice that will be the “perfect fit.” Or even a ...

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Nov 22, 2017 8:46:00 AM

Thanksgiving

The time of year is once again upon us, in which we are inundated with family parties and travel. A time of year fraught with ...

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Nov 17, 2017 8:42:00 AM

Part IV (Part Two)

Let’s just say that Friday boards segued into quite a night... and afternoon of celebration for completing the “easy” day of ...

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Nov 14, 2017 1:46:34 PM

Part IV (Part One)

Thursday arrived far too quickly last week, and we were in the car heading to Palmer in Davenport, Iowa before I knew it. ...

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Nov 3, 2017 5:01:00 PM

Wait! There's More...Part IV Boards

I feel like a broken record, yammering on and on about boards. But, Part 4 is this week and it’s coming far too quickly. Part ...

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Oct 27, 2017 9:59:47 AM

Boards: 2, 3, and PT

Saturday morning I woke with a start. A grayness squeezed between the pickets of my blinds, cast by a sky that was dawdling ...

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Oct 20, 2017 4:58:42 PM

Soup, Bikes, and Backpacks

Living in the city is awesome. Biking to and from clinic is generally the highlight of my day. However, it has its drawbacks. ...

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Oct 13, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Forestalling the Flu

Well, after years of bragging and developing somewhat of a god complex, I finally succumbed to the constant assault of ...

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Oct 6, 2017 2:01:00 PM

Planning for the Future

So, what am I doing with all my spare time now that I don’t have classes all day? What do I do now that I only have half days ...

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Sep 29, 2017 12:23:00 PM

Procrastination Perfection

Although classes are done, studying has hardly eased up. Over the next month and a half, my cohort and I will be taking 4 ...

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Sep 22, 2017 11:15:33 AM

The Power of Community

What were the forces that helped shape the greatest nation in modern history? Sure, much of it had to do with the arduous ...

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Aug 25, 2017 9:59:23 AM

The End of Finals

This coming week I'll be taking my last formal exam at National (hopefully). The next two trimesters consist solely of clinic. ...

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Aug 25, 2017 9:58:12 AM

Common Misconceptions

I like to keep a finger on the pulse, when it comes to mainstream medicine. Every now and again I'll lazily surf the first ...

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Aug 24, 2017 10:37:40 AM

Patient Education

At Salvation Army, this week's community outreach topic was on deciphering food and supplement labels. The first challenge for ...

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Aug 24, 2017 10:26:19 AM

The Academic Afterlife

Everyone keeps asking me how I feel, now that I'm in the twilight of my academic years. Am I excited? Where will I go? Who ...

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Jul 14, 2017 2:18:03 PM

Community Outreach

There are many facets to pursuing a career as a physician, far beyond academia. That is why a physician's education is geared ...

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Jul 14, 2017 2:17:05 PM

Sentinels for the Ages

There are two imposing, larger than life figures that have watched over National University. Scores of students have found ...

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Jul 14, 2017 2:14:05 PM

Magic Rays

At first glance, it doesn't seem as though there is a lot that goes into taking an X-ray. Place the body part between the ...

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Jul 14, 2017 1:39:43 PM

Standard Process Supplements

Whole health, nutrition, and wellness care are important facets of how we approach treating the whole patient. It would be ...

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Jun 21, 2017 4:50:34 PM

A Conundrum of Esoterica

I think I'm at risk of sounding like a broken record, but I don't believe I've ever had the experience of time flying so ...

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Jun 21, 2017 4:50:06 PM

Trust

It never really struck me. I mean, I knew it, cerebrally... abstractly even, but it never really settled into my conscious ...

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Jun 21, 2017 4:02:44 PM

Ribbon Classes

Everyone asks the same question of me these days. It's always, "Why are you still in classes if you're already seeing ...

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Jun 21, 2017 4:01:21 PM

Salvation Army and Internship

This trimester officially marks the beginning of my clinical internship. For the next year, until graduation, my colleagues ...

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Jun 21, 2017 4:00:31 PM

Don't Miss the Trees for the Forest

"Don't miss the forest for the trees," is a common saying we all are familiar with. It simply means that it can be far too ...

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Apr 13, 2017 4:58:00 PM

Leaving the Academic Nest

It's the end of the trimester. The closing of this one signifies the opening of a new educational experience - clinic. I know ...

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Apr 7, 2017 5:03:00 PM

The Power of Fascia

Fascia. It's what ties the locomotive units of our bodies together into streamlined functional cohesion. It opens a dialogue ...

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Apr 3, 2017 5:04:00 PM

Navigating the Financial Minefield of Higher Education

Beginning a program of study in any graduate or medical program is daunting enough without thinking about the financial ...

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Mar 24, 2017 5:03:00 PM

Clinic Placement and Friendship

This past week was a week of anxiety, hope, and celebration for thousands of our medical colleagues, all over the nation. ...

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Mar 16, 2017 5:01:00 PM

Empathy, Not Intellect

It's easy for us to get too comfortable with what we're learning. It becomes second nature to intellectualize what the ...

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Mar 10, 2017 5:04:00 PM

An International Profession

Put your finger anywhere on the map. Chances are, you'll be able to work there as a DC. Many countries provide DCs with a ...

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Mar 3, 2017 5:03:00 PM

On Building a Practice

Becoming a fantastic doctor is crucial, no doubt about it. However, especially in our profession, the business aspect can't be ...

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Feb 24, 2017 5:04:00 PM

Solace for Sensitive Exams

This past weekend we had three days off due to Presidents' Day on Monday, and let me tell you, it was needed. The extra day ...

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Feb 17, 2017 5:03:00 PM

Reasons to Celebrate

This past week, the halls of NUHS had the familiar scent of exams hanging in the air, making it seem almost sticky, as if the ...

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Feb 9, 2017 5:02:00 PM

Full Track or Flex

Life can often seem hectic here at NUHS. Coming from undergrad, where credits cap out at 18, the full-track first trimester ...

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Feb 3, 2017 5:02:00 PM

A Cabin Perspective

This past weekend I found myself, yet again, traveling to the Mohr Lakehouse for a weekend getaway before a cluster of exams ...

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Jan 27, 2017 5:01:00 PM

Honing Our Skills

It's almost surreal to be almost three weeks into my seventh trimester. It's easy to feel the charged atmosphere, fueled by a ...

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Jan 20, 2017 5:02:00 PM

The Folly of Break: An Ironic Satire

Break is the boon that we all look forward to throughout the trimester. Its blessing is twofold: It serves as progress marker ...

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Dec 9, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Being Present for Future Success

It's the close of another trimester and the twilight of this bizarre year. I always find it surreal to look back on the year ...

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Dec 2, 2016 5:02:00 PM

Searching for Answers

The world is changing, especially in westernized societies, and medicine is changing with it. For all the flak we millennials ...

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Nov 23, 2016 5:04:00 PM

Friendsgiving Extravaganza

It seems the week before Thanksgiving is often busier than Thanksgiving week itself. There is always a flurry of exams and ...

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Nov 18, 2016 5:04:00 PM

My Haven from Election Madness

The World Series ripped through Wrigleyville in a very physical way. There was elation roaring through the streets. Complete ...

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Nov 9, 2016 5:04:00 PM

The Man, The Myth

It's 4 p.m. on a Thursday. I'm sitting slumped in a chair, my position a product of a slow, inch-by-inch process over the past ...

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Nov 4, 2016 5:04:00 PM

World Series and Halloween

Happy Halloween! Another Monday has adeptly crept up on me with alarming speed. The smell of warmed, spiced apple cider, and a ...

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Oct 28, 2016 5:04:00 PM

A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

A body in motion stays in motion, unless acted on by an outside force. I've only clearly comprehended this a few times in my ...

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Oct 14, 2016 5:04:00 PM

A Tool to Actualize Your Dreams

Success is rarely given, just as comprehension, knowledge, and wisdom are rarely, if ever, given. They are the product of a ...

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Oct 7, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Why Chiropractic Instead of Physical Therapy?

Doctors of chiropractic are capable of treating an enormous range of conditions and diseases. We are trained utilizing a ...

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Sep 29, 2016 5:03:00 PM

How CCE Accreditation Standards Affect Us All

It has been an eventful couple of weeks in the chiropractic community as the CCE (Commission for Chiropractic Education) has ...

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Sep 23, 2016 4:56:00 PM

Board Examinations: Part One

Haggard! It's how we all felt in the 11th hour of board examinations this past Friday. Board examinations consisted of 6 main ...

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Sep 16, 2016 5:04:00 PM

The Dawn of Trimester Six

Trimester break is always paradoxical, as it is always seems a bit long and yet grudgingly brief. Nevertheless, it always ...

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Aug 11, 2016 5:04:00 PM

Questions and Putting It All Together

As the first trimester of Phase 2 is wrapping up, graduation and the consequential commencement of "real life" seems to loom ...

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Aug 5, 2016 5:01:00 PM

Dysbiosis: By Exams, For Exams

Week 12 is finished, which means we'll be having a few sporadic finals over the next two weeks, with a torrent of them on Week ...

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Jul 28, 2016 5:02:00 PM

Aerial Yoga "Beets" Injury

The week absolutely flew by. Time only accelerates in the few weeks before finals. In fact, it's already Monday (it seems as ...

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Jul 22, 2016 5:02:00 PM

Students Balancing Life

The six-week onslaught of examinations finally subsided this past week, with the grand finale taking place Friday afternoon ...

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Jul 15, 2016 5:02:00 PM

Exams: Strengths, Weaknesses, and What it Means for the Student

Exams are important. There's no doubt about that. They serve many functions: a way for professors to gauge students' progress; ...

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Jul 7, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Blank Pages and Independence Day

"Blank." It's the default title of my composition and a fitting comment on my state of mind as I'm finishing up my fourth ...

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Jul 1, 2016 5:02:00 PM

Biomechanics, Soft Tissue, and Bob Dylan

Midterms are winding down, with only a few, sporadically placed exams yet to be administered over the next couple of weeks. So ...

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Jun 24, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Homecoming and Midterms

This week was a short one, three days, due to homecoming festivities taking place over the extended weekend. The headlining ...

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Jun 17, 2016 5:02:00 PM

Polling and Proselytizing by Uber

Driving for Uber is like having my own little window into the prevailing beliefs, perspectives, and ideals of the general ...

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Jun 7, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Today's Truths are Tomorrow's Myths

Many teachers can turn a phrase or re-coin an old one. Dr. Robert Humphreys, however, has a particular proclivity for it. As a ...

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Jun 1, 2016 4:58:00 PM

The Art of Adult-ing

Whether getting a doctorate or a master's, it's not because someone sauntered up to you and told you it was going to be easy. ...

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May 26, 2016 5:02:00 PM

Zebras, Ulcers, and Clinical Sciences

Two weeks of school have now passed and I suspect that within another week, I'll have slipped into a semi-comfortable routine. ...

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May 20, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Complacency Kills

Complacency kills -- a mantra so commonplace during my time in the military that I'm sure I must mutter it in my sleep. It ...

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Apr 13, 2016 5:02:00 PM

Changing Seasons and Focus

The weather has been following my school schedule closely this trimester... peculiarly so. This trimester has been full of ...

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Apr 8, 2016 4:59:00 PM

Climbing the Ladder

With Medical Microbiology exam #3 in the rear view mirror, this week has been spent studiously planning my Finals Week ...

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Apr 1, 2016 5:02:00 PM

Good Food and Community Outreach

This week has been an absolute whirlwind of activity. Finals are on the horizon -- an ocean swell that will soon be breaking ...

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Mar 25, 2016 5:02:00 PM

The Black Ties for White Coats

I've been following this quite possibly historic election closely, as I hope all of you have been. There is a great potential ...

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Mar 17, 2016 5:02:00 PM

St. Patty's Day and the Green River

With only cardiac physiology and pathology exams on the horizon, the workload is the lightest it's been all trimester. ...

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Mar 8, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Excitement for the Frontier

Some people feel as though stepping into the DC profession is akin to stepping into the void. There seems to be a veil of ...

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Mar 4, 2016 5:01:00 PM

An Impromptu Trip

I took advantage of a small lull in classes and studies this past Friday and absconded with my not-so-trusty car to Grand ...

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Feb 24, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Seminars, Decisions, and Scope of Practice

Coming through midterms is like emerging from a dense fog. First, there's a glimmer of light so faint that it can hardly even ...

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Feb 18, 2016 5:02:00 PM

The Breath of Friendship

At the crack of dawn, Saturday morning, found Sarah and I in a flurry of activity. After hobbling together a breakfast of ...

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Feb 11, 2016 5:03:00 PM

Time to Manage and Adventures to Have

Life doesn't wait as it did before in the days of undergrad recklessness and illusion. Juggling real life and real ...

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Feb 5, 2016 5:01:00 PM

Coffee, Libraries, and Midterms

Living in Elmhurst, a suburb 15 minutes from school and 20 from Chicago, has its benefits. Everything from the Metra station ...

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Jan 26, 2016 5:02:00 PM

The Versatility of Our Profession

I often get asked the same question, "So, when you graduate, you're just going to be cracking backs?" It demonstrates a common ...

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Jan 21, 2016 5:01:00 PM

Introductions and Reunions

I find that there's always a mental lag when I return from break. For the first week or two of each new trimester, I often ...

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Jan 1, 2016 5:04:00 PM

About Gregory Swets, Chiropractic - Illinois Student Blogger

Hello, faithful readers! I am Gregory Swets, known to most as either "Greg" or "Swets" (for some bizarre reason, most find ...

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