January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimers awareness blog The Allen School of Health Sciences is proud to support an important health related cause every month and we dedicate the month of January to Alzheimer’s Awareness. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that affects memory, thinking, and behavior. It is a degenerative disease, which means that symptoms will get worse over time. Alzheimer’s is […] Read More

Storied Past, Bright Future

Storied Past, Bright Future Blog Post The Allen School of Sciences has been a fixture of the New York area for over 55 years. Our Jamaica Campus is our original location and is still going strong today. The school was opened in 1961 and was called the Allen School for Physicians’ Aides originally. Much like our current goals the original purpose […] Read More

What is YOUR Learning Style?

Learning Styles Blog Post Everyone learns in different ways. It’s important as a student that you know the learning style that works best for you to get the most out of your educational experience at the Allen School. We strive to teach in many different ways to accommodate every one so they can be successful in their new careers. […] Read More

Why Medical Coding is Not Hard

medical coding is easy Medical Coding May Not Be as Hard as You Think When people hear the term “coding” they often think of complex mathematics, computer coding, genetic coding or a number of other extremely challenging subjects. For this reason, many people mistakenly assume that medical coding must also be an incredibly difficult topic and career. In reality, […] Read More

Allen School Makes a Difference All Year Long

Institution For Hope Learning Goes Beyond the Classroom at the Allen School   The Allen School of Health Sciences prides ourselves on taking the learning experience beyond the classroom and into the real word. Every month we support a special cause through our Institution For HOPE Campaign. We choose a special cause every month and educate our students […] Read More

A Special Thank You To All of Our Students

Thank you Blog Post A Letter of Thanks to our Students, As 2016 comes to a close we here at the Allen School of Health Sciences would like to take a moment to thank all of the students who make this institution so amazing year after year. Without each and every one of you we would not be able […] Read More

How To Pick The Right Work Setting For You

Choosing the right job setting for your first healthcare position What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question we have been asked ever since we are little. Maybe you knew from the first time you were asked that question that a career in healthcare was for you, and maybe you just figured out recently that you wanted a future where […] Read More

What is YOUR Career Resolution?

2017 Career Planning Resolution December is here and 2016 is almost over. A brand new year will be here soon and with it comes a whole list of resolutions that seem great in theory, but are rarely followed through on. Instead of spending money on a gym membership again this year, make 2017 the year you focus on your […] Read More

Tips to Calm Pre-Interview Nerves

Job interview Blog Pic So after nine months of school and internship it’s finally time to go out there and get your dream job. You’ve spent hours combing through job openings, you’ve polished your resume to perfection, and you’ve applied for some great jobs. Then that moment comes and you get a call to come in for an interview. […] Read More

Staying Healthy in Colder Weather

Staying healthy in colder weather December is here and temperatures are dropping, many places are already seeing rain, sleet, and even snow. It’s the season that often brings on colds and other illnesses that can keep you from work, school, and just feeling 100%. So what can you do to stay happy and healthy as the skies start to turn […] Read More