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Why Should You Study in London?

If you’re thinking about where to study, then you might have already decided where you want to be. Alternatively you might still be looking at different places. Here’s why you should study in London.

1. London is the capital city of England, and has lots of things to see and do, ranging from the Royal Family, to Premier League football. If you love exploring this fantastic city, then why not study here too?

2. London offers many industries and sectors, from financial and retail to IT, culture, hospitality, and sports. Continue reading Why Should You Study in London?

Pre and Post Conference During Clinical Rotations

Before and after your clinical rotation, you will meet with your clinical instructor. There are usually about 8-12 other nursing students in a clinical group at one time. Which is another reason why there is a nursing shortage. There are not enough instructors to take more students, but that’s another story.

Pre conference starts about 15-30 minutes before you are to meet your patient. The clinical instructor and your other cohorts will meet in a room to discuss some last minute questions, briefly something about your patient, what time lunch will be taken, last minute jitters you may have and any other changes.

During this time, your instructor will look to you for answers about your patient’s status. Continue reading Pre and Post Conference During Clinical Rotations

Take Advantage of College (Not For the Weak)

I glance quickly at the bottom right hand corner of my laptop screen, 4:30AM. It has been another long night of studying. Should I pull an all nighter or wake up early tomorrow to continue this hellish schedule of studying to combat the formidable beast called finals week. In attempts to conquer it, I have to my left side a venti green tea cappuccino and to my right side 4 cans of Red Bull. The clock hits 6am, my eyes lids slowly drop and I end up in oblivion. Worst fail of the week, I wake up looking at the time 7. Continue reading Take Advantage of College (Not For the Weak)

Certified Nursing Assistant Training

The recent economic recession has resulted in many people being forced to leave jobs that they were well trained for. Some individuals left jobs with a realization that they were unable to cope with the demands that were being made on them due to the downsizing that the workforce in most organizations had been subjected to. Some others felt that they did not have adequate training to continue in jobs that constantly required sharp skills. Nevertheless, for those individuals who are looking to set out and launch a new career in the nursing field could look to become a certified nursing assistant or CNA.

Basic patient care is one of the predominant areas that a nursing assistant is qualified to function in. Continue reading Certified Nursing Assistant Training

How to Choose a UK University – Understanding League Tables

The most important thing to remember when choosing a university in the UK is that “league tables” such as the Guardian University Guide or The Times Online University Guide are just that – a guide only. There are no official government lists of universities in terms of quality in the UK. Why? Well, mainly because different universities specialise in different subjects. So, if you look at the league tables for different subjects you will find the list of universities in a different order. For example;

Business and management studies
1.Oxford
2.Leicester
3.City
4.St Andrews
5.Warwick
Notice here that Cambridge, one of the UK’s top universities, is not in the top 5 for business.

Sports Science
1.Bath
2.Bournemouth
3.Exeter
4.Loughborough
5.Birmingham

Source: The above information was taken from The Guardian University Guide 2010.

So in general, in the UK, students look for universities which are good at the subject they want to study rather than the overall league table position. Continue reading How to Choose a UK University – Understanding League Tables

College Tuition – How to Save 40% at a Big University

All college graduates have three things in common. They have a degree, are looking for a job and have just spent a LOT of money on their education, even if they had scholarships or financial aid. For the overwhelming majority of them, it means that they need to get a job to start paying off student loans. But there is a way to enter the work world without as much financial pressure: like 40% less debt because you spent 40% less paying for college.

A Degree From Absolutely Any University at 40% Discount

Think about a big name school, such as Northwestern University or the University of Michigan, which charge around $40,000 per year in tuition. Continue reading College Tuition – How to Save 40% at a Big University

Advancement of Science With a PhD in Physics

Getting a PhD in Physics is no easy matter. If someone were to say you have to be a rocket scientist to do so, it is most likely they are not far from the truth. There are numerous fields of interest in which to select for a potential PhD candidate. Although many academic institutions offer this doctorate program, their field of specialization in Physics may just be the run of the mill. If you have an inclination for a particular field, do careful research to find one which best fits your interest.

As mentioned earlier, you need to have the brains to get into such a course. Continue reading Advancement of Science With a PhD in Physics

Spartanburg’s Wofford College, Home of the Panther’s Training Camp

Wofford College, founded in 1854, is a liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Located a few blocks north of Spartanburg’s central business district, the campus was designated a National Historic District in 1974. Wofford’s Roger Milliken Arboretum covers over 150 acres of trees, a green oasis in an urban setting.

The college has an excellent academic program. Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees are conferred in 26 major fields of study. Continue reading Spartanburg’s Wofford College, Home of the Panther’s Training Camp

How to Find an Eco-Friendly Campus

This is the time of year where universities are bombarded with high school juniors and seniors looking into the universities they want to apply to or have already been accepted to. Parents and students alike come prepared with tons of questions to ask campus representatives. One question that previous representatives haven’t had to prepare was the sustainability question: Is your campus a green campus?

The leaders of tomorrow have realized they’re inheriting a world that needs a major facelift in the environmental department. Continue reading How to Find an Eco-Friendly Campus

Secrets to Studying For Nursing State Board Exams

The last few months of nursing school can sometimes be the most stressful. You are studying constantly, preparing care plans for your clinicals, as well as caring for more complicated patients. You may be job hunting, interviewing and updating (or developing) your resume. With everything coming at you at once, the last thing you may be thinking about is your nursing state boards. But the truth is…you better be thinking about them since they are just around the corner!

There are formal review classes for the boards as well as online classes offered, not to mention your own study group if you happen to belong to one. Continue reading Secrets to Studying For Nursing State Board Exams