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The first two years of your journey to becoming a registered nurse are filled with challenging prerequisites and maybe even a couple of all-nighters, but before your hard work can pay off and you begin nursing school, you must be officially accepted into the program. Pre-nursing students at Grand Canyon University will take the Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) A2 entrance exam before they are accepted into the nursing program. Although this exam is a crucial part of your success story, it is nothing you can’t handle. Here are four helpful tips that will lead to not just passing the HESI exam, but also excelling at it!

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Why Worship

By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

“Honor the Lord for the glory of his name. Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness.” (Psalm 29:2)

When you think of worship, what comes to mind?

If you have grown up in church or have ever attended a Chapel service at Grand Canyon University, you may picture a group of people lifting their hands as they worship God through song.

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true leadership

By Joshua Greever
Faculty, College of Theology 

As we enter as a nation into the final stages of the presidential election season, we are forced to consider afresh what kind of leadership our country needs. We are faced with questions regarding the nature and purpose of leadership, as well as what constitutes effective leadership. And even though it may prove challenging to define quality leadership, most of us can recognize it when we see it.

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By Cathleen Daly
Communications Major, Honors College

Grand Canyon University’s Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA) is an elite student club on campus that provides the perfect mix of career advancement, leadership skills and community service for medical majors.

HOSA provides unique opportunities to serve others, gain valuable career skills and enjoy a vibrant community of hardworking, goal-oriented students. A few of the many opportunities include hearing guest speakers from various medical fields and attending lab institute tours, resume-writing workshops and public service opportunities.

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Settling In

By Tatum Sorrelman
Business Management Major, Colangelo College of Business

College has been so different than anything I am used to. It is so strange for me to not be in school all day long. I am still adjusting to the schedule, but I love my classes. I think that it is so cool to be able to work on subjects that I am actually interested in. It is mind blowing to me that I am working toward my career. The homework load actually isn’t too bad for me. I am so used to having tons of homework in high school that this is manageable for me. I have actually been able to get ahead in some of my classes!

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3 Reasons EdD

If you are a professional who is looking to advance your education, earning an EdD in leadership might be the next step for you. Grand Canyon University’s EdD is a leadership degree that helps you to apply current theories and research to new environments. If you are unsure about whether or not you should earn your doctorate degree, continue reading to find out three reasons to earn an EdD in leadership:

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Enrolling at GCU as a Veteran

By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Grand Canyon University aims to make the enrollment process for veterans as straightforward and convenient as possible. With the help of the military enrollment team, you can apply and use your approved Top-up as well as your Chapter 30 and/or Chapter 33 Post-9/11 GI Bill to cover the cost of your program. Here are three simple steps to follow if you would like to use your entitlements while enrolling at GCU as a veteran:

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