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

The Effects of Love on Your Heart

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 […] Read More

Describing Weaknesses in a Job Interview – Medical Assistant Careers

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. Credible – A medical assistant […] Read More

New Career Financial Checklist

Allen School Financial Aid Congrats! All of your hard work in class and on internship has finally paid off and you just landed your first real job! This is super exciting and it can be tempting to start planning all of the great ways you are going to spend your new salary, but before you do here are a […] Read More

Experiential Interviews

New Career Blog You’ve chosen a great new career path that can allow you to help others on a daily basis. You’ve spent many weeks learning and perfecting your clinical skills and now you have a potential employer who has offered you an interview…. an experiential interview. In short, while they may ask you some of the normal […] Read More