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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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    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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    Don't Quit Your Day Job -- Study Part Time

    Working and going to school at night is no picnic: Getting a degree seems to take forever, and the toll on social and home life should not be dismissed either. Nonetheless, working and being a part-time student is the best option for many ambitious employees. Here are some reasons to carry your briefcase and your book bag at the same time. ...
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    Scholarship Essay Tip: Writing for the Judges

    When the scholarship judges pick a winner, they're looking for someone to represent their organization—their ideals and values. The application essay is your chance to demonstrate that you're their best representative. This is what Diane, a FastWeb user, needs to do in her essay for the Key Club International Scholarship. Diane has been asked to answer the following question: How have ...
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    Mixing Continuing Education With a Full-Time Job

    Mixing Continuing Education With a Full-Time Job
    The alarm goes off at 5:30 am, and you could swear you went to sleep five minutes ago. First a quick shower, followed by the finishing touches on that homework assignment due tonight over coffee and breakfast — if there’s time. Then it’s off to work, a solid eight-plus hours of time where you’re busy with assorted tasks. At the end ...
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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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    Coping With Graduate School Stress

    Coping With Graduate School Stress
    Graduate school can be extremely stressful, especially if you are returning to school after a long break. You need to find a way to deal with the stress so that you can make it through your program even while working a full-time job and taking care of your family. h4. They're Not Out to Get You In graduate school, your professors ...
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    How to Choose a Graduate School

    Whether you just finished your undergraduate work or have been in the job market for years, pursuing an advanced degree can further your academic and career goals. Your focus of study is more specific than when you entered your undergraduate college, and so will the process of selecting a graduate program. Consider these areas while searching for your perfect graduate program: ...
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    What to Do If Your Academic Performance Drops

    Not all people have a smooth experience in high school. It takes some people longer to adjust, and others make choices that could have been better. And some students have to deal with serious life issues while in school: death, divorce, athletic injuries, or an end of a serious relationship. Whatever the situation, it might have meant a bumpier road rather ...
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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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    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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    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz

    Answers to the U.S. Women's History IQ Quiz
    In honor of Women's History Month, AllHealthcare wanted to test your U.S. Women's History IQ knowledge. 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 U.S. Women's History IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) In 1848, The U.S. Women’s Rights ...
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    Answers to the Nutrition IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Nutrition IQ Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Nutrition IQ quiz to test how much you know about eating right. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Nutrition IQ quiz yet, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Skipping meals — a great ...
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    Surviving Graduate School - 3 Tips for Survival and Success

    Surviving Graduate School - 3 Tips for Survival and Success
    So you've been accepted to graduate school and you've heard the rumors about how different it is from undergraduate study. You're shaking in your boots (or flip flops, depending on where you live) and you need some good advice on how to survive the next few years of your life as a graduate student. Here are some survival guide tips to ...
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    Extracurricular Activities As Career Prep

    Between juggling a full course load, social life and work-study job, it can be easy to forgo extracurricular activities. However, involvement in student activities can be a valuable asset when the time comes to apply for jobs. The skills and experience you develop through student activities can be what puts you ahead of your competition in the interview process. Extracurriculars build ...
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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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    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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    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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    Mastering The Graduate School Interview

    Today, more graduate programs than ever are requiring a one-on-one interview, especially medical and business schools. If you want to stand out from a large or highly skilled pool of applicants, consider adding an interview to the application mix even if it is not required. The interview gives you the best opportunity to sell yourself and put a face on a ...
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    CE for Radiologic Technologists

    CE for Radiologic Technologists
    Continuing education's diverse formats, topics and sources are helping radiologic technologists (RTs) fulfill their educational requirements -- in a variety of budgets, schedules and learning styles. Each year, roughly 15,000 new and renewed continuing-education (CE) activities become available to RTs, estimates Becky Kruse, former director of continuing education for the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT), which reviews approximately half of ...
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