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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Answers to the Health Care Reform Debate IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Health Care Reform Debate IQ Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Health Care Reform Debate IQ quiz to test how much you know about the current debate about health care reform. Here's the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Health Care Reform Debate IQ quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) To be eligible for Medicaid, you have to ...
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    Get Competitive: Increase Your Hiring Potential with a Bachelor's Degree

    Get Competitive: Increase Your Hiring Potential with a Bachelor's Degree
    We all know that the best way to get ahead in your career is to advance your education. But really, what can a Bachelor's degree do for you? If you are going to spend a few thousands dollars of your money and four years of your time, you want to make sure you are going to get something great in return. ...
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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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    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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    Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    Advancing your degree is the best way to get ahead in your nursing career. Whether you want to specialize in pediatrics, trauma, or community health, getting your degree will give you the knowledge and experience you need to reach your goals. You will be qualified for better jobs, have more experience, and make networking contacts necessary for a successful nursing career. ...
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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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    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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    Answers to the Mental Illness IQ and Mental Illness Resources

    Answers to the Mental Illness IQ and Mental Illness Resources
    AllHealthcare brought you the What's Your Mental Illness IQ? quiz to test your knowlege of mental illness facts in the workplace and beyond. Here are the answers to that quiz as well as some links to mental illness resources. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Mental Illness IQ quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next ...
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    Education Tax Breaks Can Add Up

    Education Tax Breaks Can Add Up
    WASHINGTON — College is one of the most expensive investments a parent can make in a child's future. But there's a consolation prize that comes with the hefty price tag: bigger tax breaks. With average yearly in-state costs at $13,589 for a public university and $32,307 for a private college, according to the College Board, any education tax break is a ...
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    College Tips for Nontraditional Students

    You've decided to continue your formal education. But how can you make college a success while still meeting work and family obligations? Check out these expert tips to help you during that all-important first term: *Begin with classes that you feel confident about*. Sure, it's good to get requirements out of the way. But don't feel you must tackle the most ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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