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    Seven Great Study Habits and Time Management Tips

    Seven Great Study Habits and Time Management Tips
    It's Monday morning. My alarm clock screams at me to get out of bed. First things first: I have to check my e-mail to see if those five people I'm supposed to interview today replied. After my morning classes - Advanced Spanish and Microeconomics - I'll have to run back here for lunch, soon after which I'll be running off to ...
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    Returning Students: Finish Your Undergraduate Degree

    Returning Students: Finish Your Undergraduate Degree
    Life on a college campus is a relatively carefree time for students entering from high school. But there's a more stressful side to campus life for transfer or returning students - many in the midst of career changes and some with families - who enter with partial degrees from other schools, or having completed preliminary work at a community college. Shelly ...
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    A Free Ride on College Tuition

    A Free Ride on College Tuition
    Students in Kalamazoo, Michigan, recently learned they could get a free college education. A program called Kalamazoo Promise offers students who've spent their entire academic career in Kalamazoo public schools a free ride to any public college or university in Michigan. Anonymous donors interested in furthering economic development set up the scholarship fund. In 2007, 458 students were accepted to receive ...
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    Get Your Company to Pay for Your Learning

    Get Your Company to Pay for Your Learning
    Sheepish about seeking reimbursement for your educational expenses? Don't be. Companies wouldn't offer to pay for your courses if they didn't benefit from doing it. Sheri Mullin, HR director at Verilytics, Inc. explains that "having the most educated staff fulfills the company's goals." Mary Rose of Sapers & Wallack, an HR consulting firm, says benefits such as tuition reimbursement help companies ...
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    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz

    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz to help you learn more about the March 17 holiday. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) ...
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    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Red Cross IQ Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz to help you learn more about this humanitarian organization. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Red Cross IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Who founded the Red Cross? ...
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    Discover Your Healthcare Earning Potential

    Discover Your Healthcare Earning Potential
    It’s no surprise that the higher your college degree, the more money you can earn over your lifetime. However, many individuals have a hard time justifying the costs of a college education. Will I have to sacrifice my job to go back to school? How can I pursue my dreams and still take care of my family? Does a college degree ...
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    Insider's Tip: Get a Free Education at a Best Hospital

    Insider's Tip: Get a Free Education at a Best Hospital
    Wouldn't it be great if you could get someone else to pay for your education? You can, if you play your cards right, and do your research. Follow our advice and you can do even better: get a world-class medical education for free. Each year, U. S. News and World Report publishes a list of the Best Hospitals in America. Most ...
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    Clinical Ed Checklist for Radiologic Technologist Students

    Clinical Ed Checklist for Radiologic Technologist Students
    If you’re studying to be a radiologic technologist, you know that working in a clinical setting will be an integral part of your education. Such experience helps solidify your clinical skills, build professional contacts and prepare you for the working world. How can you get the most out of this critical learning experience? Clinical coordinators at three radiologic technology programs have ...
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    Health-Care MBAs See Brighter Future

    Health-Care MBAs See Brighter Future
    Looking to sidestep the gloomy job market? Consider getting an MBA in health management. Recent findings from Moody's Investors Service indicate that President-elect Barack Obama's health-care proposals, if enacted, could galvanize the industry. The plans, which call for expanding the availability of health insurance and reducing health-care costs, could also increase demand for health-care management jobs. "If more people have health ...
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    Essay Tips: 7 Tips on Writing an Effective Essay

    Essay Tips: 7 Tips on Writing an Effective Essay
    Writing an essay often seems to be a dreaded task among students. Whether the essay is for a scholarship, a class, or maybe even a contest, many students often find the task overwhelming. While an essay is a large project, there are many steps a student can take that will help break down the task into manageable parts. Following this process ...
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    You’ve Been Flunk’d! Now What?

    You’ve Been Flunk’d! Now What?
    "Failure paves the way to success!" is the last thing you want to hear when you fail a class. A bad grade isn’t life or death, and maybe you can improve the situation. Remember, every school has their own policies, so check with your college to find out its policy for failed classes and withdrawals. h4. Situation 1: I feel an ...
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    Many Think Healthier Eating Will Only Help OTHER People

    Many Think Healthier Eating Will Only Help OTHER People
    A person’s attitude (perceived consequences) about nutrition is a main predictor of eating habits. But how much we think eating healthy will benefit us can be very different from how much we think it will benefit others. In a study looking at perceived benefits of produce (fruit and vegetable) intake to reduce cancer risk, of 1649 randomly-selected phone interviewees who ate ...
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    Attitude is a Main Predictor of Eating Habits

    Attitude is a Main Predictor of Eating Habits
    Ideally, life should be long and lived to its fullest. We can then experience and share more with family and friends. Achieving this goal is a natural instinct, but is re-enforced in childhood (attachment theory) and is psychosocially influenced as an adult, meaning that our environment impacts our attitude and behavior, particularly when we form habits while young. Nutrition plays a ...
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    How We View Ourselves Affects How We View Our Environment, Which Affects How We Eat

    How We View Ourselves Affects How We View Our Environment, Which Affects How We Eat
    Eating an unhealthy diet is a high-risk behavior. It offers a dopamine reward-response, is addictive, and has inevitable drawbacks that literally outweigh the rewards. Unfortunately, wanting to eat healthy is not usually enough to actually achieve nutritional health. We live in an environment that makes it difficult to eat right. Whether it is us or what surrounds us that is the ...
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    Boomers Go Back in Search of Healthcare Career

    Boomers Go Back in Search of Healthcare Career
    Community colleges help midlife students retool DALLAS -- Downsized and depressed, Leigh Hoes was approaching 50 and wondering what to do with the rest of her work life. Then one day, as she leafed through a course catalog that had arrived in the mail from Richland College in Dallas, the idea came to her. Why not work in a pharmacy, dispensing ...
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    Program Helps Teens Take Pulse of Medical Fields

    Program Helps Teens Take Pulse of Medical Fields
    The Health Professions Program for High School Seniors is a Cooperative Effort of Berks Career & Technology Center, Penn State Berks and Reading Hospital In the blood bank lab at Reading Hospital, Sandy Kamel studied samples and figured out blood types. Elsewhere in the hospital, Hayli L'Esperance watched a physical therapist get a patient up and moving, and Tiffany Jones followed ...
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    Get into Radiologic Technology School

    Get into Radiologic Technology School
    If you think that getting into a radiologic technology (RT) education program should be easy given the shortage of rad tech professionals, think again. The fact is that RT programs are turning away would-be students who don’t meet what is often the strict criteria for admission. “It is not easy to get in,” says Jane Saball, a student at Bethesda Memorial ...
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    Essay Tip: Telling the Story

    What makes a winning essay? Judges respond best to essays that have a clear focus and address the essay question or topic. But even more importantly, winning essays involve the reader. They take the reader along for the ride by telling a story about the applicant. To demonstrate this, let's take a look at an essay written by Neil, a FastWeb ...
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    Answers to the Would You Pass the PANCE? Quiz

    Answers to the Would You Pass the PANCE? Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Would You Pass the PANCE? quiz to test how well-prepared you are. Here are the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Would You Pass the PANCE? quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) What waveform is commonly seen in adults in slow wave sleep? Alpha Beta Chi Delta ...
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