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    Answers to the What's Your Retirement IQ? Quiz

    Answers to the What's Your Retirement IQ? Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the What's Your Retirement IQ? quiz to help you learn more about saving and investing for retirement. We listened to our users' feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Retirement IQ? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] ...
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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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    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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    The Dos and Don’ts of Requesting College Recommendations

    Some college applications require you to submit recommendations. Because this is such an important part of your application, you should be as organized as possible. To help you with this process, here is a list of things you should and shouldn’t do when asking for a recommendation. DO begin early. Most recommenders need at least two weeks, to write recommendations, maybe ...
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    What Your GRE Score Means

    A month after taking the GRE, what I remember most is the GR part. (“Grrrrr” n. 1. exclamation indicating extreme frustration, 2. sound a bear makes.) You see, I’ve gotten my scores. I’m in the 91st percentile on verbal, which means only 9 percent of this year’s test takers scored higher than me. (I am also in the 91st percentile for ...
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    Five Reasons to File Your FAFSA

    Five Reasons to File Your FAFSA
    Submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be a complicated process. From digging through information on your family's assets to decoding income tax forms, filling out the FAFSA is a hassle, so why bother? Here are five reasons why it's worth it. 1. Federal Aid Do you want some of the more than $80 billion the federal government ...
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    Rad Technologists Advance with Distance Learning

    Rad Technologists Advance with Distance Learning
    For working professionals who want to move into or up within the hot field of medical imaging, there's a new game in town -- Internet-based distance-learning programs. Many colleges offer online programs that allow practicing radiologic technologists (RTs) to complete a bachelor's degree. A unique graduate program helps career changers fast-track into entry-level technologist positions. Another allows students to obtain a ...
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    Three Easy Steps to Finding a Health Care Scholarship…PLUS Five Great Scholarships to Get You Started

    Three Easy Steps to Finding a Health Care Scholarship…PLUS Five Great Scholarships to Get You Started
    Step 1. Find Schools You Want to Attend Most colleges and universities offer fantastic scholarships. So the BEST way to search for scholarships is to narrow the list to include only those schools you’d most like to attend, then research their awards and financial aid options. Many scholarships from corporations and nonprofits also require detailed information about your academic plans, ...
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    Healthcare Internship Resumes

    QUESTION: I am a chemistry major and need help writing a resume for medical research internships. If anyone could direct me to any helpful Web sites or books, I would greatly appreciate it. WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS: A resume for an internship would have the same strategy as a resume for a regular job, except your desire for an internship should ...
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    Are You Ready for Graduate School?

    Earning a graduate degree can further your career and raise your salary. It also demands a lot of hard work, a significant time commitment and substantial financial support. You have a lot of options after graduating college. If you’re thinking about graduate school, make sure it’s the right choice. Master’s degree holders earned an average of $10,000 more a year that ...
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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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    How to Be a Graduate School Superstar

    How to Be a Graduate School Superstar
    The key to being a graduate school superstar is involvement. Many people who pursue graduate degrees do not have the luxury of making school their sole focus, so the temptation can be great to stick to the essentials of getting your graduate degree rather than taking advantage of all that your graduate program offers. While it's true that the demands of ...
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    Get Into Graduate School

    If you’ve decided to head back to the classroom for an advanced degree, get ready to face some competition. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of masters degrees granted is expected to increase by 35 percent. To stand out from the pack, get organized to make your graduate application shine. Graduate school applications generally require: * Transcript * GRE or other ...
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    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Winter Holiday IQ Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the What's Your Winter Holiday IQ? quiz to help you learn more about all the winter holidays. 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 Winter Holiday IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Why do we hang ...
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    Continuing Ed for Med/Lab Workers

    Continuing Ed for Med/Lab Workers
    Medical lab workers could be described as the detectives of the healthcare industry. Just as detectives use fingerprints to help police and prosecutors find, arrest and convict criminals, medical technologists use patient specimens to help doctors diagnose, treat and monitor diseases. Likewise, just as detectives must strive to keep up with the latest sleuthing techniques and technologies, medical lab workers must ...
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    Answers to the Eye Spy Hospital Quiz

    Answers to the Eye Spy Hospital Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Eye Spy Hospital quiz to test if you can identify extreme close-ups of some every day hospital tools. Here are the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Eye Spy Hospital quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Object 1: Gauze Ace Bandage - Correct answer! Cotton Swabs 2) ...
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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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    Getting Smarter on School Loans

    Getting Smarter on School Loans
    For years, college students and their parents have relied heavily on credit cards, home equity, and private loans to pay for school, according to a recent survey provided exclusively to BusinessWeek. But those sources of cash are drying up. On Aug. 6, Wachovia (WB) joined the more than 150 financial firms that have fled the private student-loan business. And Morgan Stanley ...
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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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    GRE Strategy: Overview

    After the SAT you may have uttered, "Glad I never have to go through THAT again!" But if you plan to attend graduate school, you'll experience much of that same test-taking anxiety again. Most graduate school programs require a Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) score. And just like when you applied to college the first time around, scoring well on this test ...
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