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    Five Resume Tips for College Students

    Five Resume Tips for College Students
    You’re still in college, and the world of work can wait a few years. So who needs a resume? You do. Armed with a well-constructed resume, you will be prepared for potential opportunities throughout your time in college. These include seasonal, part-time and temporary work, as well as assistantships, internships and fellowships. Another plus: You’ll be ready to update your resume ...
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    Failed the NCLEX? Strategies to Put You Back on Track

    Failed the NCLEX? Strategies to Put You Back on Track
    You've completed your nursing education but didn't pass the test that signifies you're ready to become a full-fledged nurse: The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). How do you bounce back after failing? Nurses who've been there, as well as experts, say it takes inspiration, dedication and diligence. "Don't give up," advises Cheryl, a South Carolina RN who passed the NCLEX-RN in ...
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    College Class Online

    College Class Online
    After you research your next car, book a flight and find a scholarship, why not do one more thing online -- earn a degree. Lots of busy people are trying out this new alternative to the traditional college career. h4. All Kinds of Programs The number of online education options has grown tremendously over the past several years. There are schools ...
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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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    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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    With Funds Tight, College Students Get Creative

    With Funds Tight, College Students Get Creative
    After accepting admission to New York University for this past fall, Max Stephenson started searching for loans. Then living in rural Tewksbury, N.J., the 18-year-old had little savings, and his parents couldn't afford NYU's hefty tuition, which this year hovers around $50,000 when you include room and board. The Stephensons met with several private lenders, since government aid was inadequate. But ...
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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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    Advance Your Career with Healthcare Certifications

    Advance Your Career with Healthcare Certifications
    In today’s tight job market, competition for jobs and promotions is tougher than ever. Stand out in a crowd by getting one or more healthcare certifications. Whether you are a job-seeker or are looking to advance your career, healthcare certifications can give you the edge you need to get ahead. Certifications are available for individuals who hold associate’s degrees or higher. ...
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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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    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career

    Five Holiday-Break Activities to Advance Your Career
    You're done with exams, and now it's time for holiday break. Three straight weeks of couch lounging and video games sounds great when you're up to your eyeballs in coursework, but it isn't very productive long term. Why not devote some time and energy to one or more of these five low-key activities that will leave you in better career shape ...
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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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    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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    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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    Three Tips for a Successful Internship

    Three Tips for a Successful Internship
    This summer I came inches away from foregoing the traditional internship route. I had decided that a few good but physically distant opportunities would put too much stress on my young children. And I was uninterested in many opportunities that would have sounded great to me eight or 10 years ago. I was weighing my nonconventional options, mainly pro bono work ...
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    Refresher Programs Help Nurses Return to Work

    Refresher Programs Help Nurses Return to Work
    Are you ready to return to nursing after some time away, but feel you need to brush up on your skills before treating patients again? Many registered nurses (RNs) and licensed practical nurses (LPNs) are finding the education and support they need to reenter nursing by enrolling in a refresher program. Offered through colleges and hospitals, nurse refresher programs are designed ...
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    Associate of Arts in Medical Records

    Associate of Arts in Medical Records
    Obtaining an Associate of Arts in Healthcare Administration with an emphasis in Medical Records is the first step toward a rewarding career in medical records, medical transcription or billing and coding. Because of the wide variety of paths you can take, this degree is particularly attractive to both job-seekers and employers. What's more, an Associate of Arts lays the foundation for ...
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    Discover the Best Health Graduate Degree Programs

    Discover the Best Health Graduate Degree Programs
    With the many avenues available for health education, choosing a degree program - one of the most important decisions you can make - can be overwhelming. Your list of prerequisites may include "location", "cost", and "number of years to complete", but have you thought of adding "prestige", "student life", and "atmosphere" to that list? If you are going to spend 2+ ...
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    Master of Health Administration

    Master of Health Administration
    A Master of Health Administration is an advanced degree from a college or university awarded after a minimum number of academic units are completed. Most MHA programs also require a thesis paper and/or an extensive internship. A Bachelor degree is a required prerequisite. The MHA typically takes two years to complete. Coursework includes classes in population health, economics, and healthcare marketing. ...
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    Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

    Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
    Interested in a career in healthcare, but don’t know what you want to do yet? Check out a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. This degree encompasses courses that are relevant to almost all healthcare careers including physical and life sciences, medical ethics, and basic patient care. A BS in Health Sciences is awarded after a minimum number of academics units ...
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    Associate of Science in Medical Assisting

    Associate of Science in Medical Assisting
    An Associate of Science in Medical Assisting combines clinical training with classroom education. The program typically takes 1-2 years to complete, and a degree is awarded after successfully passing a minimum number of academic units. While there is on-the-job-training and certificate programs for medical assisting, an Associate of Science in Medical Assisting goes a step beyond by increasing the classroom education. ...
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