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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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    With Funds Tight, College Students Get Creative

    With Funds Tight, College Students Get Creative
    After accepting admission to New York University for this past fall, Max Stephenson started searching for loans. Then living in rural Tewksbury, N.J., the 18-year-old had little savings, and his parents couldn't afford NYU's hefty tuition, which this year hovers around $50,000 when you include room and board. The Stephensons met with several private lenders, since government aid was inadequate. But ...
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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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    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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    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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    Maximizing Your Application

    College admissions offices are busy places. Think about an admissions office receiving 5,000 to 10,000 or more applications. That is a lot of reading. What will make your application stand out? *How colleges decide* Before we address that question, let’s look at the process in general. I don’t believe any two admissions offices do everything alike, but there are similarities. Most ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Top 10 Tips for Financial Aid

    Top 10 Tips for Financial Aid
    *Tip 1:* Prioritize your efforts, starting with the federal government. Then turn to the private sector for additional assistance. Visit www.finaid.org to learn about all your funding opportunities. *Tip 2:* Learn all you can about the college financial aid process. Be sure to meet your aid administrator and establish a relationship. *Tip 3*: Submit a FAFSA, even if you don't think ...
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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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    Essay Tip: Telling the Story

    What makes a winning essay? Judges respond best to essays that have a clear focus and address the essay question or topic. But even more importantly, winning essays involve the reader. They take the reader along for the ride by telling a story about the applicant. To demonstrate this, let's take a look at an essay written by Neil, a FastWeb ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    In the Market for a Mentor

    Graduation is just ahead and you're getting ready to put your education to work. It may be time to get in the market for a mentor. *What is a mentor?* A mentor is a professional who acts as an adviser and role model to a new member of their profession. Part coach, part motivator, the mentor works as a guide from ...
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    Answers to the Would You Pass the PANCE? Quiz

    Answers to the Would You Pass the PANCE? Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Would You Pass the PANCE? quiz to test how well-prepared you are. Here are the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Would You Pass the PANCE? quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) What waveform is commonly seen in adults in slow wave sleep? Alpha Beta Chi Delta ...
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    How to Score a Loan for College

    With lenders dropping out of the business due to credit-crunch stress, students and their parents should study up on these options… [photo:17198] Families struggling to pay for college need all the help they can get. With lenders who are spooked by the credit crunch abandoning the business, borrowers seeking loans for the coming academic year may encounter problems, including higher interest ...
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