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    Are You Experienced?

    Graduation is just around the corner, and you're panicking because you feel you have little or no work experience that will wow prospective employers, and you don't have enough time to get any before you graduate. Don't despair. For starters, you may have more experience than you realize -- experience gained not through professionally oriented work or internships, but instead through ...
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    Write a Great College Admissions Essay

    Don't let the college admissions essay intimidate you. Remember, it's the part of your application that is fully under your control. Make it work to your advantage! Don't recycle essays. Nothing will land your essay in the circular file faster than an obviously recycled or "near match" essay. Be yourself. Choose a topic that is meaningful to you. Write in your ...
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    Judging Online Schools

    Judging Online Schools
    An AllHealthCare member recently wrote that he had seen a well-known online university campus and was shocked that it looked more like a recruiting office in a strip mall than a college. Considering there are so many diploma mills around, he wanted to know how to tell if a school was legitimate or not. [widget:1102] The first thing to understand is ...
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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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    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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    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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    Turn Postgraduation Panic into Action

    Turn Postgraduation Panic into Action
    If the only thing you have planned for after graduation is panicking, you're not alone. But you'll be far better off if you transform your fear into the kind of action that will boost your chances of landing the job you really want. Start with these key activities: Expand Your Industry-Specific Skills "If you're keeping a part-time job to make ends ...
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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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    Students Describe the Benefits of Internships

    If you're on the fence about whether or not to pursue an internship during college, the statistics alone should convince you to do one. Employers overwhelmingly point to internship experience as the most important factor they consider in hiring new college graduates for full-time positions, and they have a variety of self-serving reasons for feeling that way. How do you ...
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    Temp Work Can Have Permanent Benefits

    Temp Work Can Have Permanent Benefits
    Maybe you're about to graduate into the real world with little or no work experience. Or maybe you're feeling clueless about what career you should pursue or what type of organization you should work for. Or perhaps you just plain need to earn some money to pay for school, rent and food. Whatever your particular circumstances, temping - doing short-term work ...
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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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    Heading Back to School? Tips for Juggling Work, School and a Personal Life

    If you’ve decided to pursue a higher degree after working for a few years, you may need a little help getting organized. Try these survival tips for juggling work, school and your personal life. h4. Choose Your Program Carefully Many schools tailor programs to working healthcare professionals by offering evening and weekend classes. Some schools provide distance learning opportunities, which allow ...
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    Is Online for Real?

    Is Online for Real?
    Many prospective students have concerns about getting an online degree. They wonder if it will hurt their career aspirations or ability to build on their education goals. In other words, they want to know if an online degree is for real. [widget:1102] Fear not, online programs are real, and they are offered by many big-name, fully accredited and well-known schools like ...
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    A DPT in Your Future?

    In 2000, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) set forth a vision statement that by 2020, every practicing physical therapist would be trained at the doctoral level, earning a doctorate in physical therapy (DPT). This level of education is essential, according to the APTA, given the growing body of knowledge in physical therapy and the needs of an aging America. "The ...
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    Nonprofits and Healthcare Are Hiring MBAs

    An MBA is an admission ticket to careers in finance and consulting. It's tough to enter the inner circle without one. But now the degree is opening less-traditional doors, too. Case in point is Tim Walter, CEO of the Bethesda, Maryland-based nonprofit Association of Small Foundations (ASF), which provides investment and grant-making advice to small, philanthropic foundations with few or ...
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    Learning from a Distance

    In the past decade, distance education has expanded from correspondence courses and use of interactive audio and video to Web-based courses that meet in a virtual classroom on the Internet. Fifty-one percent of respondents to a survey by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing reported offering distance education courses. Many nursing programs are also using distance education technologies to complement ...
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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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    AllHealthcare Introduces eGifts

    AllHealthcare Introduces eGifts
    AllHealthcare is proud to introduce its newest feature, "eGifts":http://allhealthcare.monster.com/gifts/new. Now you can give a variety of fun gifts to all of your friends. +*Give a Gift*+ You can use your personal points bank to give other AllHealthcare users gifts. The balance of your points bank increases at the same rate that your reputation score increases. Each gift you give will reduce ...
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    Accreditation - Make Sure It's the Real Deal

    Accreditation - Make Sure It's the Real Deal
    Getting a college degree requires time, effort and money. These three things are as precious to you as sleep -- and like sleep, they are often in short supply. As a result, if you’re thinking about getting your degree, you might be tempted to go through a mail-order or online program that saves you the hassle of taking classes and offers ...
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    Heading Back to School?

    If you've decided to pursue a higher degree in healthcare, you may need a little help getting organized. Try these survival tips for juggling work, school and your personal life. Choose Your Program Carefully Many schools tailor programs to working healthcare professionals by offering evening and weekend classes. Some schools provide distance learning opportunities, which allow students to take courses via ...
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