Student Perspective: Why should I go to MedQuest College?
Skillful, empathetic healthcare workers are a crucial influence on patient recovery and satisfaction.
However, for an answer to Why should I go to MedQuest College? – don’t just take our word for it.
Going to college is a major adjustment – whether you’re a recent high school graduate or a non-traditional student working full-time and going back to school. You don’t have to do it alone – faculty want you to succeed and will support you every step of the way and celebrate each milestone.
Community Minded Students
MedQuest students study together, learn together and grow together. Part of that growth comes through community service and giving back.
MedQuest College’s IMPACT program works with Kentucky organizations like Toys for Tots, Supplies Over Seas, the Dare to Care Food Bank, the American Red Cross and others. Students are also able to work with the Student Services Coordinator to add other organizations to the IMPACT program.
Collaboration with other students is key to information retention and learning – but also key to a successful experience in each program. Many students regularly participate in study groups and meet to review materials and prepare for upcoming exams. Be sure to hear from MedQuest graduate Angela King on how going back to school changed her life.
Supportive Faculty and Staff
Most MedQuest programs are 10 or 24 months of intensive instruction to prepare graduates for successful, hands-on work in healthcare. Students are challenged each day, but graduates emerge stronger, ready to succeed in their new positions.
“During the hard times, remember why you enrolled. That helps you avoid some of the exhaustion. Think back to why you made that initial phone call, visited the website, or scheduled a tour,” said April Hagans, Director of the Medical Assisting Program in Lexington.
“Sometimes after we start, we forget that piece of excitement. My advice to incoming students is – remember your purpose. Remember why you enrolled. Those will help you on those days when you’re tired. Always remember why you made your first step,” April added.
Lifelong Career Assistance
All graduates take part in a professional development course. Students learn resume writing skills with the help of the Career Services department. In addition to interview training and preparation, students are also aided in the creation of a portfolio to share with job applications and participate in a mock interview.
However, your ties to MedQuest don’t stop with graduation. In addition to professional development courses, all graduates receive lifelong job placement assistance at no cost.
Sometimes, a graduate will need to perform a working interview as part of the interview process for a healthcare office.
We encourage (and are happy to schedule!) one-on-one time with an instructor to be sure you’re confident before your interview.