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In a time of economic crisis, wouldn't you think that high school students would be vying for scholarship monies that were available to them? High school students in Las Vegas and other parts of Clark County, NV are apparently not very interested. The deadline for scholarship applications is February 10, and the Clark County Public… | Read More
Anticipating our country's increased need for energy, many colleges and universities are reviving nuclear education programs.�� These institutions are working directly with energy companies to develop nuclear education curriculum for students.
Virginia Commonwealth University started a nuclear track to its master's of engineering program in 2007, after officials with Richmond-based energy provider Dominion approached the… | Read More
In light of our country's economic state, the number of low income students that go to college is projected to drop sharply. In light of this almost certainty, on Monday, the Gates Foundation announced plans to offer almost 70 million dollars in grants to low income students. The purpose of this endowment is to double… | Read More
Interviews: never the most easy-going task. Between the suit, the awkward pauses, and the stress of the office waiting room, it's an uncomfortable mission no matter what the circumstance; when the future of your college acceptance hangs in the balance (especially a college you may have flown or driven hundreds of miles to converse with),… | Read More
If a phlebotomy career is in your blood, and you’re pursuing career development in the field, here are some key online resources that provide information about the order of the draw, ongoing training, and professional certifications.
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
Since its founding in 1967, the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) has become the leader in setting voluntary standards for phlebotomists and other health care technicians who collect samples. The CLSI website contains member forums,… | Read More
Is your test-taking strategy working? Do you keep up with lessons or put out fires only when test deadlines loom? Do you stay awake the night before the exam, cramming notes (and an inordinate amount of coffee and junk food) into your system? Some students modify their study skills and testing stratagems during their learning careers. What once worked when you could devote your life to your classes may not be so effective when you’re… | Read More
Listen up, MBA degree or entrepreneurial majors: if you’re not already networking, you’re missing exceptional opportunities to build your career. Everyone you meet during the course of your day–online or at campus–represents a possible connection to earnings and career stability. Don’t wait until graduation or your first job to have a set of business cards printed for you to hand people at meetings, in the gym, at social gatherings, trade shows, conventions, family picnics, or a… | Read More
If you’re considering taking culinary training or are already enrolled in an online degree program, you’ll have excellent job prospects when you graduate. The Department of Labor predicts that 351,000 new jobs will be added to the culinary field during the 2006-2016 decade. That’s an 11 percent raise in total opportunities across the country. If you’re just entering the professions and plan on working while you study, food preparation employees will find faster than average… | Read More
If you’re a Travel and Tourism major, you’ll want to keep tabs on the industry. In your coursework, you’ll undoubtedly cover the types of packages most families look for year after year. At the same time, trends come and go. This year, with ever-increasing fuel and food prices, more and more consumers with children are seeking vacations that won’t bust the bankbook.
For 2008, vacation shoppers are looking at winter, summer, and four-season destinations to suit… | Read More
If you’re studying in an online college degree or certification program, your writing may be the only way your teachers can judge your merit. Whether you’re writing emails, taking online tests, or delivering college papers, your ability to craft clear, well-written prose can be your greatest asset.
Getting up to speed in researching, organizing, and creating academic papers can be an especially daunting task for returning students or for those enrolled in continuing education. That’s why… | Read More