Five Signs That An EMT Career Is Right For You

2 December 2015
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Does the idea of helping others and saving lives appeal to you? If so, a career as an emergency medical technician (EMT) could be the perfect choice. Before starting on the path, read through the following five points to see if you are a good candidate for this type of job. #1: Do You Enjoy A Constantly Changing Work Environment? As an EMT, you will likely be employed by a hospital, fire department, or private ambulatory service. Read More 

The Value Of Continuing Education In The US

7 August 2015
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According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), "Adult education activities are formal activities including basic skills training, apprenticeships, work-related courses, personal interest courses, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, and part-time college or university degree programs."  Adult education is a valuable investment for those in the workforce - from low-skilled to high-skilled adults.  In its 2011 report, The US Department of Education indicated that 12% of the total US population are adults without a high school credential. Read More 

Helping Your Child Get Into College: What You Should Know

26 February 2015
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

When your child reaches high school age, your primary parenting concerns shift to your child's academic future. This, of course, means that you worry about your child getting into and going to college. While the major responsibility of preparing for college falls on your child, there are steps that you can take as a parent to help ensure their future success. All you need to do is get to know your options and take the necessary steps to guide your child along the path to college. Read More 

Oh, The Humanities! How To Switch Your Papers From APA To MLA Style

23 February 2015
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If you're in a science-related major, it can be rather frustrating to take a humanities elective and have to use MLA style instead of APA for your papers. However, this doesn't have to be a painful process. Follow these basic rules, and then it will be easier to tweak your papers to your professor's specific guidelines. 1. Set up Your Paper's Style and Formatting If you set up your paper correctly at the beginning, you won't have to make too many changes later on. Read More