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    Letters of Recommendation for Your College Application

    One of the most important parts of your college application isn't written by you: the letter of recommendation. But that doesn't mean you're off the hook. Get the best recommendation you can to make a winning impression. Get Organized Organization is the key to making sure your recommendations get where they need to go on time. Make a chart of your ...
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    Common College Application Mistakes

    The best mistakes are those you learn from. Below, guidance counselors and admissions counselors from around the country reveal the most common college application errors. *Follow Directions* A lot of mistakes can be easily avoided by following directions. All college applications may look the same, but read the directions carefully — they can be quite different. Keep a sharp lookout for ...
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    Internships for High School Students

    Internships for High School Students
    Internships are one of the most important ways students gain experience and start to make contacts within their field. College students hold most of the available internships but more opportunities are now available for high school students looking to get valuable work experience. *Why intern in high school?* The idea of pursuing an internship probably doesn't cross most high school students' ...
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    Working For Free: The Benefits of Internships

    Working For Free: The Benefits of Internships
    College academics are just one part of preparing for a future career. New grads need to offer something extra to prospective employers. That's where an internship comes in. An internship is an employment situation in which a student works (often for free) in order to gain hands-on experience. Internships offer valuable work experience, help you develop marketable skills and beef up ...
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    Top 10 Tips for Interns

    1. *Don't be afraid to talk with people.* Don't be intimidated because you are a student. People are sometimes too busy to roll out the red carpet so you have to make the first move to talk with coworkers and supervisors. 2. *Ask for things to do.* Don't wait to be told what to do. Solving problems and taking initiative are ...
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    Get a Healthcare Internship

    The best way for students to find an internship in a healthcare field is to blend Web search savvy with old-fashioned relationship building. Students have a wider range of careers in health care than ever before as new opportunities emerge in pet healthcare, drugstore-based clinics, electronic prescriptions and medical records, and specialty injection and infusion treatments performed in people's homes. Healthcare ...
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    Find a Healthcare Internship

    The best way for students to find an internship in a healthcare field is to blend Web search savvy with old-fashioned relationship building. Students have a wider range of careers in health care than ever before as new opportunities emerge in pet healthcare, drugstore-based clinics, electronic prescriptions and medical records, and specialty injection and infusion treatments performed in people's homes. Healthcare ...
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    A Recession for the Less Educated - So Far

    A Recession for the Less Educated - So Far
    This morning’s employment report leaves no doubt that we are in a recession, with less-educated workers being hardest hit so far. Private sector employment has fallen for four straight months, since November. The private sector decline of 300K since November is concentrated in construction, manufacturing, retail trade, and temp services—mostly industries which tend to employ less educated workers, on average. Still ...
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    For-Profit School's Offer New Financial Aid Strategy

    A changing lending environment is hurting for-profit colleges but may help students by compelling them to use often-overlooked federal loans In January, Sallie Mae (SLM), the largest student lender, pulled out of the subprime market, a development that leaves many prospective students with fewer options to help pay their tuition bills, and the colleges themselves in a financial bind. The for-profit ...
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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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    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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    Search Scholarships on Military.com

    Don't let "scholarship mythology" stop you from applying for education money. Learn the truth about using scholarships to help cover your education costs. Resources • Health Care Scholarships • Health Care Degree Programs • Explore Your Career Options • Getting a Health Care Degree • Job Search • Groups • Discussions While looking for money for school many service members, veterans, ...
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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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    FAFSA and the Independent Student

    "I am a college sophomore and I pay for school myself. For the last two years, I have used my parents' tax information on the FAFSA. Since I pay for school myself without any help from my parents, should I list only my own tax information to be eligible for more aid?" This is a common question about the FAFSA: When ...
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    FAFSA on the Web: The Road to $86 Billion Starts Here

    The U.S. Department of Education provided more than $86 billion in student financial aid in 2006-2007 (the most recent year for which statistics are available). But you won't see a penny of that unless you fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can simplify the process with FAFSA on the Web. Resources • Health Care Scholarships • ...
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    The FAFSA - Step One for Financial Aid

    Applying for financial aid is easier than you think. Your first stop: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For many schools, this is the only form you need. h4. What is it? The FAFSA is the form the federal government uses to determine your eligibility for federal assistance (loans, grants, work-study appointments and some scholarships). Schools also base their ...
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    Quick Tips for Filing Your FAFSA

    Quick Tips for Filing Your FAFSA
    Filling out the FAFSA can be tricky. Keep these tips in mind and you shouldn't have any problems. h4. Identify Yourself • Use your legal name as it appears on your Social Security card. Nicknames or aliases will cause a processing delay. • Read the questions carefully. The words "you" and "your" on the FAFSA always refer to the student, not ...
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    Common Errors on the FAFSA

    Common Errors on the FAFSA
    A mistake on your FAFSA can delay the processing of your application by up to three weeks. One in seven FAFSA forms is returned due to errors. It could happen to you. Avoid the most common mistakes: 1. The most frequent mistake made is leaving a field blank. If the answer is zero or the question does not apply to you, ...
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    FAFSA Checklist (February Deadline)

    FAFSA Checklist (February Deadline)
    It's time to fill out the mother of all financial aid forms: the FAFSA. Don't worry, it's easier than you think. But before you sit down to complete the form, make sure you have all the necessary materials. You'll need: 1. Your Social Security card and driver's license, and/or alien registration card if you are not a US citizen. 2. Your ...
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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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