Going Back to School After 40, Questions to Ask

Going Back to School After 40 - Questions to Ask Deciding to go back to school is far from an easy one. Making room for classes and homework on top of an already busy life can leave you with a lot of questions. If you’re considering a career in medical or nursing assisting, here are a few questions you may be asking yourself. How will […] Read More

8 Important Characteristics Of Adult Learners

8 Important Characteristics Of Adult Learners More and more adults are deciding to head back to the classroom, to learn new skills to advance their current careers or to begin new ones. With this increase in older students comes the question: How can adult learners make the most of their unique experiences? Here are eight characteristics of adult learners that make […] Read More

How to Handle Job 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

Graduation Traditions

IMG_3685 The Phoenix Campus has already had their graduation and the New York celebration is just around the corner. It’s a time of fun and excitement and many, many traditions. From the songs we play to the funny hats, there are many traditions involved in graduation ceremonies. Here are just a few of those explained. Pomp […] Read More

AIDS Walk NY Is Almost Here!

Brooklyn Evening The Month of May is a very special one for our New York Campuses. Not only is it finally done snowing (we hope) but it’s also time for the campuses to participate in AIDS Walk New York. This year marks the 15th consecutive year the Allen School will participate in this great event and help […] Read More

There’s an App for That

Medical Edu Smart phones are great tools for many things including your career in healthcare. There are a ton of apps out there that can help you do everything from learn anatomy to study for your certification exam. Today we look at 4 apps that you may find helpful as you start your new career. Epocrates – […] Read More

The Future Looks Bright as a Medical Assistant

The Future Looks Bright as a Medical Assistant Choosing a career in the medical field is a wise path to consider. People assume that they must spend numerous years and tens of thousands of dollars to work as a doctor, but there are many essential staff in the medical industry that don’t require this level of investment. As a Medical Assistant, you are […] Read More

Medical Assisting: The Path to A Bright Future

Medical Assisting Outlook Are you interested in building a successful career in the medical field but don’t know where to start? Perhaps you have long-term goals of becoming a nurse, pharmacist, or even physician. The Allen School of Health Sciences is the right place for you to start working towards these goals. Medical assisting presents the ideal entry career into […] Read More

5 Deadly Substances Now Used in Medicine

yay-6007012-digital Medications have long been derived from a wide variety of strange places and substances from plants, to animals, and even minerals. Today we want to share a few very unconventional places to derive medicine from. All of these substances have one thing in common; they are helpful in the correct quantity, but very deadly if […] Read More

Top Hospitals in NYC for Medical and Nursing Assistants

Top Hospitals in NYC for Medical and Nurse Nursing Assistants Hospitals are, by far, the most significant employers a great source of employment opportunity for certified medical (CMA) and nursing assistants (CNA), in the healthcare industry. Highly trained healthcare employees are in demand at hospitals around the country, especially in populated cities like New York, which is filled with some of the country’s top hospitals […] Read More