The Working Student Grind: Tips for Self-Care to Find Balance


Being a working student is no small task. Between juggling academic pursuits and working to support yourself and/or your family, it's easy to overlook the importance of self-care. However, taking care of your physical, mental, and emotional well-being is crucial to any sustainability in education and work. If you tend to shrug off self-care, keep reading for some tips to find a balance amidst your busy life. Establish a Realistic Schedule: Creating a well-structured schedule is the first step towards maintaining self-care as a working student. Tools like Google Calendar or an agenda can not only help you keep life organized [...]

The Working Student Grind: Tips for Self-Care to Find Balance2024-03-28T02:38:28+00:00

Do You Really Need College to Succeed? Let’s Cut to the Chase.


High school graduation on the horizon, and clueless about your next move? Or have you been grinding for years and desperate to escape your dead-end job? College may seem like the obvious choice, but before you commit, let's get real about whether it's worth your precious time and hard-earned cash. Truth be told, there are countless ways to carve out a kickass future. Is College a Must for Success?  Sure, plenty of folks credit their college experience for their later triumphs, but here's a reality check: many wildly successful individuals never set foot in a lecture hall or never finished their [...]

Do You Really Need College to Succeed? Let’s Cut to the Chase.2024-03-28T02:38:28+00:00

Hawaii Medical College Opens Homecare Business


 Honolulu, HI, April 24, 2023. Seeing the growing need for trained, consistent care for our aging population, HMC HomeCare was conceived within Hawaii Medical College. The license to operate was granted in April 2023. The goal of HMC HomeCare is to provide constant, trusted care by trained staff who are assessed and monitored by experienced leadership. Many staff members have been prepared by Hawaii Medical College and taught by professional caregivers. HMC HomeCare offers families seeking assistance for an aging or ill adult experienced, trained care that is not only task-oriented. The caregivers strive to engage with those they care for. [...]

Hawaii Medical College Opens Homecare Business2024-03-28T02:38:28+00:00

What It’s Like in The Medical Field: Medical Administration


The medical field offers a wide variety of careers with endless possibilities. With so many options, it can be difficult to decide which path to pursue. One popular choice among our students is becoming a Healthcare Administrator. HMC provides both a 15-month healthcare diploma program and a 24-month Associate Applied Science (AAS) program to begin your journey in this profession. Unlike medical assistants who interact with patients, healthcare administrators do valuable work behind the scenes to prepare the information needed for billing and payment of medical care. If you’ve ever received a medical bill, you may have an HMC graduate to [...]

What It’s Like in The Medical Field: Medical Administration2024-02-21T01:23:50+00:00

Bringing Resources Directly to Students


In a perfect world, life would pause when you enroll in school. We know that focusing on your studies might be easier with a guarantee that your responsibilities would be handled, your loved ones taken care of, and your bills paid on time while you’re enrolled in a program. Hawai‘i Medical College (HMC) understands that this perfect world does not exist for many of us who choose to invest in our careers through education. As Hawai‘i’s long-standing, locally-owned medical career college, we’re in touch with the unique roadblocks our students may face when making the choice to enter school. For this [...]

Bringing Resources Directly to Students2024-02-21T01:23:51+00:00

What It’s Like in The Medical Field: Medical Assistants


The medical field is a diverse landscape of careers that offers limitless opportunities. These choices are so numerous that it can be overwhelming to understand which career path you might be interested in committing to. One profession that many of our students choose is Clinical Medical Assistant. HMC offers both a 15-month healthcare diploma and a 24-month Associate Applied Science (AAS) program to start your career as a medical assistant.  If you’ve ever been to a doctor’s office, you’ve likely interacted with a medical assistant who finished a program like those at HMC. Medical assistants may follow a variety of career [...]

What It’s Like in The Medical Field: Medical Assistants2024-02-21T01:23:51+00:00

Hawai‘i Medical College Celebrates 15 Years


Join us in celebrating 15 years as Hawai‘i’s accredited, accessible, and supportive vocational education, preparing students for successful careers in the healthcare field.  We’ve come a long way since our first year serving students. Hawaii Medical College (HMC) first opened its doors on May 10, 2007, in a communal office space. Over the next years, we grew out of our original home, with classrooms and clinical spaces spanning multiple floors in our current building. When COVID hit, we changed with the times again, converting programs to predominantly online formats to ensure students could continue learning despite the pandemic’s challenges. Now, we [...]

Hawai‘i Medical College Celebrates 15 Years2024-02-21T01:23:51+00:00

HMC Fireside Chat: Let’s Talk About Federal Student Aid


We recently held a Fireside Chat with Director of Financial Aid Jennifer Olevson. Financial aid can be confusing, but you're better off trying to understand it.  We want to help you find a way to go to school at an affordable price and get a great job when you're done!

HMC Fireside Chat: Let’s Talk About Federal Student Aid2024-02-21T01:23:51+00:00

HI NOW Feature: Preparing Students For Future In Health Care


Hawaii Medical College is a local institution with 15 years of providing the state with medical assistants. With the growing need for medical care, HMC assists their students to become well-trained support roles in the in-demand field of healthcare. Within 15 to 24 months of training, students are able to leave with an associate's degree or diploma. Hawaii Medical College’s passion is to provide all their graduates with well-paying, stable careers, providing both online and in-person classes along with financial need assistance. Check out our feature by HI NOW.

HI NOW Feature: Preparing Students For Future In Health Care2024-02-21T01:23:51+00:00

New Website For Hawaii Medical College


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Honolulu, HI, July 7, 2022. Hawaii Medical College (HMC) has launched a new website to better tell its story and to inform potential students, current students, and alumni about what is happening at the college and in the industry. Hawaii Medical College offers Diploma and Degree programs for careers in the healthcare field. Now, more than ever, the need for Medical Assistants, Nurse Aides, Billing & Coding as well as Business & IT personnel, is at an all-time high. A vocational education at Hawaii Medical College helps graduates find employment with in-demand, stable careers in healthcare. The loss [...]

New Website For Hawaii Medical College2024-02-21T01:23:51+00:00
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