If you think the decision to go back to school as an adult to earn your business degree is a risk, you are in good company. According to a report released by Monster Worldwide in conjunction with Millennial Branding, willingness to take risks when it comes to your career increases with age.
Even before you graduate from your program, you’ll probably start collecting recommendations, making calls to employers, and sending out your cover letters and resumes. You may even land you a few interviews in that time. How you conduct yourself in the interview, though, can make or break a contract.
Massage therapists bring stress relief and muscular healing to clients with just a touch. The demand for massage therapists continues to grow, not only for relaxation, but for physical therapy, rehabilitation, pain management, etc. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted that employment for massage therapists will increase 20% faster than the average job growth rate between 2010 and 2020. This is not surprising as a greater variety of organizations are starting to hire these specialists. Aside from massage studios and resort spas, private offices, hospitals, fitness centers, dance academies, and even shopping malls now employ individuals with massage therapy training.
Regardless of whether you are planning to take out loans for college, pay your own way through, or have relatives picking up the bill, it never hurts to have a little extra money around. With the sheer number of scholarships that are floating around, there’s no excuse not to apply for them. If it seems intimidating, though, here are some strategies you can use to make the process a little easier on yourself.
Northwestern College partners with Akademos, an online bookstore provider focused on student success and affordable textbook options, to deliver low-cost materials to students.
Norwalk, CT—February 10, 2015—Akademos, Inc., a leading provider of integrated online bookstores and marketplaces for educational institutions, announced today that Northwestern College has joined its list of partner schools. Northwestern College is a private, regionally accredited degree-granting institution with two campuses and an online program serving the greater Chicago area.
Think back to when you were a child and the things you learned growing up. You probably learned that when building a tower of blocks, the only way to make it tall was to keep each side even. When coloring with crayons, you learned that there was a happy medium between the child who scribbled all over the page and the one who spent hours making sure to color within all the lines. You may also have learned that when making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, too much jelly was way too sweet and too much peanut butter was just “yucky.”
Taking an online course seems so much easier than trekking to campus every week to sit in class, but it isn’t! Without dedicated classroom time, you are always pressured to “carve out” time from your busy schedule to get your work done in each class that you are taking. Online students must have a lot of self-discipline to make sure that each week they set aside time to go online and get their work completed.
StudyStack.com is a proprietary website designed to help people memorize information about various subjects. Using Study Stack, students can use their computers to display a stack of “virtual cards” which contain information about a certain subject. Just like flashcards, they can review the information at their own pace discarding the cards they’ve learned and keeping the ones they still need to review. Unlike traditional flash cards, each card can show multiple pieces of information and the whole stack can be automatically sorted by any one of the pieces of information.
Self-image can affect your attitude and motivation. These two things are both very important to your success as a student. If you feel good about yourself and have confidence, it will be easier to develop a positive attitude and the motivation to learn.
Numerous staff and faculty members of Northwestern College once again participated in the Bridgeview Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 2014 Pen Pal Program with Bridgeview School’s fourth grade classes. Multiple businesses and Chamber members of the Bridgeview community participated, providing pen pals for approximately eighty five (85) fourth graders during the fall quarter of the school year.