The future begins here! Medical Assistant skills & attributes

The future begins here! Medical Assistant skills & attributes Medical Assistants are held to a higher standard of professionalism than employees in other industries. The way the medical assistant approaches the job and interacts with patients is critical to the success of the physician’s practice, hospitals, outpatient clinics and other healthcare facilities. Patients expect professional […] Read More

Allen School Support Teams

Support teams The staff of the Allen School is totally dedicated to your success both in classes and as you enter the field of healthcare in your new career. We know that it takes a team of great folks to help all of our students find true success. From your first call with admissions to the moment […] Read More

The Amazing World of Pediatric Hospitals

Pediatric Hospital Many of our students have dreams of working in the world of pediatrics when they finish their classes with us. It can be a rewarding and very fulfilling field of practice but children come with their own special challenges. Unlike adults they still want to play and have fun no matter how sick they are […] Read More

New Year resolutions for the Medical Assistant

New Year Resolutions for the Medical Assistant The right resolutions can improve your mental and physical health, and maybe even your future career! These five resolutions can start your 2020 off right. 1. Take better care of yourself   Healthcare students from all fields — you know who you are — tend to go hard, […] Read More

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 […] Read More

10 Things Your Job Interviewer Won’t Tell You

US News and World Report published a truly excellent piece explaining some of the major mistakes and missteps made by job applicants.  In this age of high competition for a scarce number of jobs, there are very small margins for error in the interviewing process.  Even things that seem like positives (showing up early for […] Read More

3 Market Data Points That Mean Zip to a Medical Office Assistant

People training with the Allen School to start a new career as a medical office assistant have a lot of things to be concerned about when it comes to economic and investment market indicators.  Things like “which US cities see the most robust job growth” and “where housing costs are lowest” when they’re deciding where […] Read More

Are you afraid to go back to school?

Are You Afraid to go Back to School? Create a ‘Why Statement’ to help fight the fear of going back to school. How do you feel about going back to school? Do you dream where it might take your career?  If you fear that because you are a working mom you won’t have the time […] Read More