Advice from Your Future Professors

I remember stepping foot onto a college campus for the first time, unsure of how I was expected to interact with my professors. In high school, teachers treat us like minors and tell us what to do. We need permission to get a drink, use the restroom, and say something during class time. In college, however, we are no longer minors and more responsibility is given to us and expected. In college, absences no longer result in a phone call home, and it is our job to make sure we get to class on ...


So, you've decided to (or are thinking about deciding to) enter the most hands-on, high-paced, stressful field you can choose. WELCOME! There are not many people with both the intelligence and the personality to be a health care provider, so I applaud you for recognizing that you are both of those things. I also admire the fact that we all have a desire to selflessly give our time and efforts to help those who need it most. There is no other field that provides this sense of satisfaction and I h...

Back to School

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Let's face it, when you're 18 and you find yourself on a brand new campus, college is scary! It was no different for me going back for my second bachelor's degree at 28. I left my previous profession and decided to go back for a second undergraduate degree in hopes of applying to a graduate program in the field of medicine. When deciding between potential schools, Farmingdale College was a no-brainer choice because of its smaller class sizes and lower tuition compared to neighboring institutions...