5 Ways to Improve Your Reading Comprehension
Reading—and reading comprehension—are an important part of learning. Aside from lectures, reading is the best way to introduce new ideas and information. It’s also crucial to making sure you understand the course material. But reading can also be a hard skill to master. According to Literacy Partners, 93 million adults have basic or below-level literacy… Read more »
Cyber Security: Keeping Health Records Safe
There’s some bad news for healthcare: the industry is one of the top targets for cyber threats, according to IBM X-Force’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index. And here’s another dose of bad news: Employees are the weakest link when it comes to cyber security. Verizon’s 9th annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that abuse of… Read more »
3 Tax Breaks All Students Should Know
It’s that time of the year again. Hopefully you’ve already completed your taxes, which are due today. But did you know that there are certain tax breaks and advantages available to students like you? You might have already filed this year, but taking advantages of these tax breaks requires careful record keeping. Start prepping now… Read more »
Taking an Online Course? You’ll Need These 5 Beginner Tips
According to the Online Learning Consortium, more than 5.8 million students enrolled in at least one online course in 2014. If you’re thinking of becoming one of these online students in 2016, you’re probably wondering what you’ll need to succeed. How does studying online differ from traditional classes? To help, we’ve created a list for… Read more »
The Age of Telehealth
Telehealth, or using electronic communications to administer healthcare, is on the rise. Learn more about how telehealth is reshaping the healthcare industry.
How to Stay Motivated—No Matter What
You’ve probably had this dream before. You’re in a cap and gown, marching across a stage. The spotlight hits your eyes as you reach for your diploma. The certificate in your hands holds all of the hope for your future. Then reality hits, and the dream fades away. Your child pulls on your arm, asking… Read more »
What to Do When You Don’t Like Your New Job
Job offers are exciting, but sometimes things don’t go as planned once you begin working. Maybe this is your first job out of school, or perhaps your skills don’t exactly match up to the position. Or maybe you can’t put your finger on the problem—you just don’t like going to work. In this situation,… Read more »
Forgetting an Exam: Study Tips in a Time Crunch
First it’s the startling realization. You have a test coming up in approximately—check your phone—eighteen hours. Between life responsibilities and other schoolwork, it completely slipped your mind. Then comes the wave of panic. How can you possibly be ready to test on medical terminology in one night? What do you do after forgetting an exam?… Read more »
How to Score Your First Job in a New Industry
Lots of people return to school to learn new skills and explore new industries. Luckily it’s a good time to be in healthcare. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry added 37,000 jobs in January 2016, including 24,000 jobs in hospitals. But if you’ve recently graduated from a healthcare-focused program, you… Read more »
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