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It Worked Out Perfectly: Meet Vanessa

September 11, 2014

“Overall this experience has been great.  I am feeling both excited and nostalgic about graduation. I knew this would come to an end, but you get so close to the other members of your cohort, it’s difficult to say goodbye.” Chicago native Vanessa Waller recently graduated from AIAMs Acupuncture Program. She previously attended The Ohio State …

So Worth It: Meet Cindy

September 10, 2014

Cynthia (Cindy) Oberdier is a Richwood, Ohio native just finished up her last quarter in AIAM’s Western Massage Therapy Program. Cindy worked two jobs on top of attending school full-time. She works as a patient care technician (STNA), recently switching from the 10pm-6am shift to a 6am-2pm shift to better fit her school schedule. She went to work then …

Dream BIG: Words from Jamie Starkey

August 13, 2014

“I had a lot of fear as a student. Fear of not having the energy to continue, fear of studying,  fear of not securing a job after graduation, fear of failure, and the fear that this was all for nothing. If I could go back, I would wipe that fear away. All being fearful did …

A Tremendous Opportunity: Words from Jared West

August 13, 2014

“There are roughly 170 acupuncturists in Ohio, which means that there is a tremendous opportunity for Oriental Medicine to grow here.  However, unlike many other careers, there are not a lot of employment opportunities yet.  So, although more and more places are starting to hire acupuncturists, you should still develop the skills to build a …