professional student


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professional student

1. Someone in the process of earning a "professional degree"—one in a field like medicine, law, or education, for instance. We have a stellar group of professional students joining our program this year.
2. slang One who continues to pursue education instead of employment. I'm starting to worry that my son just wants to be a professional student forever and will never get a job.
See also: professional
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"Understanding these factors provides health care systems a way to improve inclusivity and facilitate the retention of a diverse health professional student body and health care workforce to ultimately improve care delivery," the authors write.
"Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected by this tragic event, and we would like to remind our students and staff that our professional student services team is available to offer support in confidence."
This revised administrative manual details the operation of WICHE's Professional Student Exchange Program (PSEP).
Assistant vice president for faculty and student services at QF, Dennis Roberts, said: "Qatar Foundation is supporting the emergence of professional student affairs work by hosting this conference, providing expertise to Qatar and other Gulf region colleagues."
Archambeault said, needed to adopt the mantle of a professional student. He spoke about how it was a critical time in their lives, how much of the responsibility for their success would be shifting from their parents' shoulders to theirs.
Cardiff Scott came to this country on a student visa in 2000 and, although he was too ill to attend college in 2008 for his course, you could say that, as it is now 2010, he is a professional student.
He has organized many projects, including a humanitarian mission to El Salvador, student initiatives initiatives for cultural competency and health care access, the Chicago Smoke Free Health Professional Student Coalition and the Philadelphia Coalition for Smoke Free Places.
Susie Mae Loan products include: Federal Stafford Loans, Federal PLUS Loans, Federal Graduate and Professional Student PLUS Loans, Federal Consolidation Loans, and Solutions Alternative Loan.
I am no longer a professional student. The saga continues but in a new shape or form, I suppose.
Through WICHE's Student Exchange Program--which includes the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP), and the Professional Student Exchange Program (PSEP)--more than 30,600 residents of 15 Western states are currently enrolled at reduced levels of tuition in a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs.
About the only obvious slant for the professional student is a chapter near the end of the book on sections of the central nervous system.
We all know the professional student, the fellow with the green book bag over his shoulder who hangs around a university year after year, accumulating credits and even degrees, unwilling to let go of the academic experience.
This report covers Fall 2010 enrollments for Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) and Professional Student Exchange Program (PSEP) and details the funds that flow between students' home states and enrolling institutions in the Professional Student Exchange Program that receive them.
A native Houstonian, born and raised in the Bayou City area, Frank has "been a professional student since I was three," she says, adding that she has studied ballet, modern, flamenco, and ethnic dance.
There is controversy as to which other dance forms should be studied during a professional student's training years.
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