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How to Party on a Budget – A University Student’s Guide to Thrifty Fun

Let’s face it – one of the greatest (if not primary!) perks of running away to University is the social aspect of the college experience. It’s a pivotal opportunity for post-secondary students in their undergraduate program as it’s a prime time for climbing the social ladder not only for the popularity benefits, but for nabbing study-buddies, joining social circles and forming long-lasting friendships, and most importantly – networking.

Now, networking may not matter to you until post-graduate job-hunting time, but is great to keep in mind when considering who you’re shaking hands with in social situations!

Despite the above said benefits, there’s an incessant, nagging question on most university/college students’ minds – how the hell am I supposed to afford socializing while going to school?? The following list isn’t necessarily going to make you a millionaire, but could certainly make the school/work/social life balancing act a bit cheaper – as long as you’re cool with saving cash legally – all while growing your social circle.

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PhD in Public Health to Keep in Shape

If you are currently employed in an environment which focuses on public health, obtaining a PhD in Public Health certainly gives you potential for a jumpstart in your career. Since numerous institutions offer this degree as a form of online education, you do not need to forsake your current job and paycheck. Being a doctorate degree, financial aid or funding opportunities may be more easily obtained from governmental sources or the institution itself.

Typical of any doctorate program, a student is required to conduct research and analysis in the areas of interest leading to his thesis. Continue reading PhD in Public Health to Keep in Shape

The True Secret About LSAT Secrets

A lot of anxiety and discussion exists about LSAT secrets. Someone is always touting that he or she has the LSAT all figured out and that, for just a small fee, he or she will reveal to you all of the LSAT secrets. In reality, however, there is no magical LSAT secret.

The LSAT is an exam that tests your ability to reason logically. This is a skill you must develop rather than a secret you can discover or learn in 20 minutes.

There are, of course, various techniques that help you sift through the clutter and confusion and arrive at the correct answer in a much quicker fashion. Continue reading The True Secret About LSAT Secrets

USMLE Step 2 – FIVE Steps to Scoring a 230+

Let’s face it, it is getting tougher and tougher to get a residency these days. Ten years ago, a simple pass on the USMLE exams meant you were guaranteed a residency position, but today, this couldn’t be further from the truth. With that said, you need to score as high as possible, not only to make yourself more competitive, but to make sure you will get a residency position. You need to score well just to get some interviews, so take the USMLE exams as serious as possible, and this isn’t limited to just the Step 1.

Here is a FIVE STEP plan that can help you score 230+ on the USMLE exams.

Step 1 – Get the USMLE World question bank.

This goes without saying, UWorld is the “go-to” question bank for USMLE preparation, and you will need it to give yourself the best chance of USMLE success.

Step 2 – Get yourself a 500 page notebook

This notebook is going to be your very own “goldmine” when it comes to studying for the test. Continue reading USMLE Step 2 – FIVE Steps to Scoring a 230+

Why Accreditation is So Important For Career Development?

Accreditation has emerged as one of the main issues in employment, particularly in the global market. Accredited courses are qualification standards, recognized by national law and in many cases international employment treaties. Australian accreditation is recognized globally in many fields, but you need to be aware of the issues related to accreditation when selecting your qualifications providers and courses.

Accreditation basics

Accreditation of a training course is an official recognition of the status of an educational qualification by government. Continue reading Why Accreditation is So Important For Career Development?

Making the Most of Your General Education Classes

Many college students wince when they think of their general education classes. Once you get beyond the basics of the required math, English, speech, and critical thinking offerings, then you have to plow through a bunch of boring stuff that has no applicability to real life until you can dig into the classes in your major. Right?

No. The idea that general education (GE) classes have to be dry and pointless is a mistaken one. In fact, at many colleges and universities, there is a quite of variety of subjects to fulfill each section of the general education requirements. Continue reading Making the Most of Your General Education Classes

Online Doctorate in Organizational Leadership

A PhD in organizational leadership is actually a Doctor of Education (EdD) degree, specializing in the discipline of organizational leadership. This level of education is often sought by people who yearn to augment their leadership skills in the field of organizational industry. With the availability of such certificates, these individuals can seize the opportunity to advance into greater state of organizational leadership or educational administration work. More often than not, it is also a golden chance to develop skills and simultaneously collaborating with professionals to share their thoughts and experiences.

The doctorate certificate emphasize on concepts at the rear of management people in diverse contexts. Continue reading Online Doctorate in Organizational Leadership

Getting the Most Money For Your Textbooks

College Textbooks

There are free ways and there are low cost ways to buy college textbooks…I will explain both.

Free

The first thing you can do is not buy a textbook. Go to class and you will find out right away the importance of having or not having a textbook. Believe it or not, you may even be able to get away with not buying one the entire semester.

You can always make friends and just annoy them constantly with borrowing their book. You could also borrow a different person’s book every week. Continue reading Getting the Most Money For Your Textbooks

FBI Training

The FBI stands for Federal Bureau of Investigation. Some prerequisites for becoming an agent are experience in law, law enforcement or the military. Also, you must have a bachelor’s degree and three years of work related experience. Most candidates hold degrees in criminal justice, law or foreign language.

FBI training involves four areas: academics, fire-arms training, case exercises and operational skills. Basic training requires 850 hours of instruction and lasts 20 weeks.

Academics consist of course work in law, ethics, behavioral science, investigative techniques, forensic science and interrogation. Continue reading FBI Training

3 Ways to Qualify As a Medical Assistant

Medical assistant careers is one of the fastest growing careers for women and with a great demand that is set to keep growing over the next 10 years, this can be a great career opportunity for you. The ability that women have to multi-task, to organize and to work with people makes it the ideal career for females looking for a real challenge without having the stress of a corporate job. It also affords you the opportunity to work in health care without having to qualify as a doctor or dealing with a lot of the “dirty work” that nurses has to deal with.

There are basically 3 ways to qualify as a medical assistant and depending on your end goal, you might want to explore all 3 these opportunities.

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