Allen School Graduate Spotlight

I am currently in module 3 and the Allen School has supporting me since the first day I walked in and I was five months pregnant when I wanted to join, so I was nervous the Allen School wouldn’t be an option. Right away they assured me though, that I could do it and I […] Read More

Allen School Graduate spotlight

My name is Deirdre and I am a former student of the Allen School, Jamaica campus. It was a blessing for me to have been able to attend Allen and finish the program. During my attendance I met two of the most remarkable people, Mrs. Emmanuella Young and Ms. Tamara Jackson- from the Career Services […] Read More

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

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

The New Year Brings a New Career in Medical Assisting

The New Year Brings a New Career in Medical Assisting The New Year is traditionally a time for change, promises, goal setting and resolutions. Some of them personal, and some professional. Some realistic… and some made with the best of intentions. Tired of doing the same old thing month after month at work? Looking to […] Read More