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Why Become a Nurse?

Nursing is a rewarding career that can make you really feel good about yourself and the work you’re doing – work that you can do in a variety of locations (some that you might never guess).

How Unscrupulous Physicians in Illinois Profit from Misuse of Medical Coding and Billing

Although physicians are not required to swear the original Hippocratic Oath, written in 500 BCE and detailing a moral code of contact, they do vow similar sentiments. The modern version essentially states to “do no harm” and also consider patients’ social and financial well-being when treating them. Unfortunately, there are unscrupulous physicians out there who […]

Faculty Spotlight: Raj Patel – You CAN Go Home Again

Raj Patel, 2012 graduate of Northwestern College’s Radiologic Technology Program, spent nearly four years working at a major Chicago hospital. He was well into a successful career when the director of the radiography program called and asked if he would like to teach. “I’d never thought about teaching,” Patel says. “I’d thought about doing something […]

Leveraging Social Media to Find a Job

Social media can be a powerful tool in your search for employment. Knowing how to use social networks the right way can set you apart from other candidates. To help you out, we’ve laid out a few tips to help you make the most of your professional social media presence. From LinkedIn to Facebook and […]

Alumni Spotlight Nursing Grad Larisa Latimer

Watch Larisa Latimer, September 2017 Nursing Graduate, highlight what she loves most about Northwestern College! The faculty at Northwestern College ensure that students are on the right path to success and strongly care about their student’s education. If you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing, find out why you should choose Northwestern College […]

Alumni Spotlight Nursing Grad Pedro Uribe

Watch Pedro Uribe, September 2017 Nursing Graduate, share why he chose to pursue a career in nursing! Find out what he likes most about the nursing program at Northwestern College and what he has to share about his experience overall! If you are still searching for your dream job, don’t hold back. Take the next […]