Why Life West?
Life West has established an outstanding reputation as a leading chiropractic college. As a student at Life West, you will experience a unique and exceptional education which will prepare you to become a successful and impactful chiropractor.
Well-Rounded and Integrated Chiropractic Education
Chiropractic education contains quite a few critical elements. You need all of them to excel. As a Life West graduate you will be a great scientists, who knows and understands the workings of the human body. You will also be a fantastic adjustors, skilled thought leaders and great communicators, and will have the know-how to operate a business.
Life West believes in the integration of all the facets of chiropractic, (science, technique and philosophy) without insulting or ignoring any aspect of the education. All elements are present, all the time, at the highest possible level.
Real World Business Skills
Most chiropractors eventually go into private practice. That means you need to learn to become a great business person. Business is stressed as part of the curriculum because we know that your success upon graduation relies on more than book smarts and good adjusting skills.
Life West has a well-balanced and rigorous business education which incorporates both the hard skills of business (like writing a business plan and securing a loan) along with the important soft skills (like managing staff and managing patients).
Value of Leadership
Leadership in education is more than observing a leader from afar. You want to choose a college which values leadership and teaches leadership to the student body. You will learn from what you see in action around you.
At Life West you will learn (and see) leadership in action in the chiropractic profession, both from within the school administration and student body but also readily available to you from outside sources. All the top leaders in chiropractic show up at Life West, all the time, because they love the way our students act as leaders.
World Class Clinic
Clinic is a key part of a chiropractic education. Life West will give you a clinical experience which prepares you for real world practice and allows you to take everything you learned in the classroom and use it with patients.
The Life West clinic experience emulates the real world and allows you to develop both confidence and skills, all in a technologically advanced setting. Your faculty mentors in the Life West Health Center are exceptionally experienced faculty who know their stuff and are still in active private practice.
Amazing Sense of Community
You will want to choose a school which surrounds you with people who inspire and support you. Life West has a unique community in which everyone helps each other and pulls together (faculty, staff, classmates, upperclassmen, etc.). That might sound obvious, but that is NOT what happens everywhere else.
Exceptional Chiropractic Philosophy
Philosophy is the part of your education that puts all the pieces together and allows you to make a real difference by helping people think differently. If you really want to affect a change in the world, this is a vital part of your chiropractic education.
At Life West, chiropractic philosophy is a cornerstone of your education. Not only will you have world class instructions from top chiropractic philosophers, but you will also benefit from having this part of your education well integrated throughout all your coursework beginning in your very first quarter.
Top in Chiropractic Technique
You absolutely MUST choose a chiropractic school which gives you a truly excellent ability to deliver the chiropractic adjustment. This means you need to be taught a wide variety of techniques and learn them at a very high level. Chiropractic techniques are the fundamental tools of the chiropractic profession.
Life West teaches 13 techniques in the curriculum, offers several techniques that are taught at no other chiropractic school, and graduates doctors with high levels of confidence and competence because they learn technique early and often.