Graduate Spotlight Blog: Adam Craig

Adam Craig For recent Allen School graduate Adam Craig, attending The Allen School was about more than just completing his education. With several years of experience in the field and a drive to continuously improve his professional skill set, Adam wanted to be part of a community of learners that shared his passion for making a difference […] Read More

Plan of Action for Students Seeking Success in Health Care

Strategic plans are tools that many students use to keep themselves successful and on track. A strategic plan is a roadmap for success. You can use the same sort of plan to establish a route to academic success in school. The plan may involve a strategy for achieving success in a single year or for […] Read More

Why Moms Like You Are Choosing to Go Back to School

A better tomorrow begins with a single step. By going back to school, you’re investing in your dreams. You’re working towards a goal that can positively impact your family’s livelihood. However, as a mother, by going back to school you’re not only actualizing your own educational and career goals—you’re also inspiring your children to believe […] Read More

Allen School Graduate Spotlight: Justine Lujan

Justine Lujan Graduate Have you ever dreamed of pursuing a career in the healthcare industry? Maybe you’ve always envisioned yourself working in the medical field, or perhaps you’ve just recently discovered a passion for helping others. For recent Allen School graduate Justine Lujan, a lifelong interest in the health sciences blossomed into a rewarding career path, thanks to […] Read More

Most Common Challenges Facing Adults Going Back to School

Choosing to return to school can be a life-changing decision, whether it’s been one year since you graduated or a decade since you sat in a classroom.   There are significant challenges posed to adults who decide to pursue education. The good news is these challenges are being recognized by many educational institutions, and non-traditional […] Read More

Ways to Manage Student Stress

School can be challenging even for the most relaxed students. For many it’s the first time living away from family, friends and home. But there are things you can do to keep the worry at bay.  Student stress can be caused by a number of factors, including: Loneliness, homesickness or relationship difficulties Struggling to save […] Read More

Time Management Tips – Works, Kids, Family – How to do it all…

Any parent knows going back to school can be challenging. Schedules are more rigid with more packed into them like work schedules, class time, homework and childcare. It can be a lot to balance for anyone, but for parents who are also students it can be near impossible at times. That doesn’t just mean trying […] Read More

Tips on Never Giving Up

J.K. Rowling, Lady Gaga & Jeff Bezos…….. What do these three people have in common?  They never gave up on their dream. Their stories are about resilience in the face of rejection. So what do you do if you don’t get the job for which you have studied, prepared and interviewed for?  Keep on trying!  […] Read More

The Effects of Love on Your Heart

Love is good for your heart health Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but February is still heart month. Today we look at the potential benefits that love can have on heart health and the problems that heartache can cause as well. Love and the Brain That rush of emotion when you first see each other is actually your brain releasing Dopamine. […] Read More

Interview Question: What are Your Weaknesses

what are your weaknesses If there’s one question most people dread in an interview it’s “describe your weaknesses.”  No one wants to admit they have faults, and you certainly don’t want to jeopardize a chance at a job by appearing inept. So keep these five factors in mind when answering this tricky interview question. Make Sure Your Answers are […] Read More