Allen School Stands With Paris


This week’s appalling events remind us all how lucky we are to live in a free society.  As New Yorkers, we too have been faced with the specter of violent extremism in the form of terrorist attacks.  In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the people of France stood by us and sent New York […]

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Medical Coding Online Classes Make Time for Relaxation

medical coding online classes enable downtime

We see it everywhere in our busy modern lives.  People working two or three jobs; managing households, raising children, paying mortgages, taking care of elderly parents and the myriad other tasks that comprise the day-to-day for millions of Americans.  It has been getting worse.  Even holidays, traditionally time set aside for quiet reflection and relaxation, […]

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9 Reasons to Change Careers and Become a Certified Nurse Assistant

new career as a certified nurse assistant

Entrepreneur magazine recently published an article listing 9 reasons to change your career.  We’ve put a little spin on it to help persuade those who may be considering changing their careers and pursuing a new life as a certified nurse assistant. You didn’t chose your current career.  Maybe your family had a job for you […]

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Alternative Study Tactics for Students at the Allen School

While you’ve studied your entire life to learn math, science and history, you may find that studying as an adult can be trickier. Whether you’re learning to live on your own or you’re juggling a career and family while you pursue your education, it’s important to study as efficiently and as creatively as possible. At […]

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Medical Assistant Training Stressful? Try meditation!

medical assistant training meditation

Meditation can be a very positive activity for students – from middle school students to those taking medical assistant training and every kind of student in between.  According to Edutopia, one California middle school first introduced Quiet Time (QT), a stress-reduction program as an optional activity, in the spring of 2007.   Consisting of two periods, […]

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Medical Billing Online Classes and Telecommuting Careers

Medical billing online classes prepare for telecommute jobs

Taking medical billing online classes is an excellent way to leverage technology in pursuit of a new career because the flexibility of online study allows one to fit retraining into an otherwise very busy life/schedule.  You can continue to work in your current field while you’re studying medical billing online classes.  You can also manage […]

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Saving Daylight for Busy Nursing Assistant Training Students

Daylight Saving Nursing Assistant Training Students

Yes, we spun the clock back an hour over this past weekend.  That’s why you’re reading this blog post after arriving to class an hour late (oops)!  But in all seriousness, the semi-annual ritual of monkeying with the linear nature of time known as “Daylight Saving Time”  (not daylight savings) as some mistakenly refer to […]

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WHO Says Sausage, Ham and Processed Meats Cause Cancer

processed meat and medical office assistant

The World Health Organization evaluated results from more than 800 studies from around the globe on whether or not processed meats are implicated in causing cancer among those who eat them.  Their conclusion is that processed meats – those that are cured, salted or otherwise treated – do indeed raise the probability of contracting cancer.  […]

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A Growing Demand: Industry Outlook for Medical Assistants

There has been a lot of talk lately about the value of a college education and the job opportunities (or lack thereof) facing recent graduates. There has also been growing concern that the job market may not be as strong for many common occupations, including popular fields like legal, manufacturing and industrial. Even so, there […]

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CNA Classes – Train for the Insane on the Plane

CNA Training for Air Rage

For some reason, this Monday’s news seemed to be chock full of crazy at 35,000 feet.  If one didn’t know better, one might think that there was an entirely new market to be served by the medical community including those who might be considering taking CNA classes to become a certified nursing assistant.  I am […]

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