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Pre-Health Info Session Lunch & Learn

Always the big question, how did you get into Med/OT/Nursing/PA School!?. We have some exciting info sessions the next two weeks where we are discussing these big questions with our very own ACR Residential Supervisors  who have been accepted into these programs! If you’re looking for tips and important information for your future grad school…

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Graduating? Here’s how to get the most out of a gap-year experience

What is a gap-year program and why consider it? If you’re ready to graduate, maybe you’d like a little breathing room in your schedule, so you can focus on applying to medical school or a graduate program, while accumulating some work experience to add to your application. Or maybe you need to take a step…

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Annie, College of Saint Scholastica PA Program

Name: Annie Lo Accepted to: College of St. Scholastica PA Program, Duluth Major: Biomedical Sciences Undergrad University: UWRF Work at ACR: I’ve worked at ACR for 6.5 years. I started as a direct care staff in June of 2014. Four years later, I took on the RSA position at my house. A year after that…

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Coming Soon- Impact Year!

ACR has multiple opportunities that align well with those pursuing Gap Year opportunities whether that’s due to graduation, taking a break from school, taking an employment break, or just trying something new. We’ve long advertised growth opportunities to consider during a Gap Year such as an internship, advancement opportunity, or being an e-float. Each of…

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Why working at ACR Homes is a great opportunity for college students

At ACR homes, we’ve worked with many exceptional students over the years. If you’re thinking of applying, here are some answers to career-related questions we often hear. What makes work at ACR valuable for a health care career? Many college students who come to work at ACR are hired as direct care professionals. What’s valuable…

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Future OT gathers skills, experience, friendships in multiple ACR roles

Erika Froiland was an undergrad at the University of Minnesota when she first joined ACR Homes as a direct care professional several years ago. She went on to enroll in the company’s internship program and graduate from the U with a degree in psychology. Now, she’s serving in an emergency float position with ACR to…

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DCP training at ACR Homes: We make sure you’re ready and able

Maybe you’re considering applying with us for a DCP job, but you’re worried that you lack the skills needed to work productively with the residents. While that’s understandable, you should know that you’ll undergo thorough training before you ever start interacting with our clients. State law dictates that all DCPs receive 30 to 60 hours of…

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What can ACR Homes do for your medical career? Learn from these students

At ACR Homes, we’ve worked with many amazing individuals over the years. Whether they arrived as ambitious college students with dreams of becoming a doctor or were still searching for the right career path, they are all quick to give credit to ACR Homes for playing an important role in their success. Here’s a sampler…

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Nervous about working as a direct care professional? You can do it!

If you’re a college student considering a direct care professional job with ACR Homes, but you’ve never worked with people with disabilities, you may feel a bit uncertain about what that may entail, and whether you can handle the responsibilities involved. Those feelings are understandable. Many who don’t have friends or family members with disabilities…

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Studying pre-med? ACR Homes offers valuable paid experience

As a pre-med college student, you understand how important it is to accrue work hours and real-life experiences in medical settings. Finding those relevant experiences isn’t always easy. But those who have interned at ACR Homes often consider it the ideal solution because they’re able to gain ground in their careers by getting hands-on experience…

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Alumni Spotlight- Transferable skills from DCP to Occupational Therapist

Name: Whitney Pfaff ACR Home: Fulham Undergrad: Kinesiology – University of Minnesota Schooling/Career: I worked at ACR Homes for 5 years throughout my undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Minnesota. I have been an occupational therapist at for the past 2 years. I work with the geriatric population at Minnesota Masonic Home. I recently took on…

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