January 12, 2017
Resume red flags are like potholes in your career path preventing you from getting the job. Decision makers at Columbia College shared what they saw as red flags, and how you can remove them.
Earning your nursing degree is a major accomplishment, but your education shouldn't stop there. Continuing education is just one of many reasons to pursue membership in nursing associations on the state, national or even international level.
December 15, 2016
We know that finding the true cost of your college education is important. We also know that can be hard to determine. A net price calculator is a tool that can help you figure it out.
January 5, 2017
College is expensive. No one here will tell you otherwise. Thankfully, there are assistance opportunities out there. One you may not have heard of, Benefits.gov, is a resource that is definitely worth taking the time to research.
January 4, 2017
As an entrepreneur, a business plan can be invaluable. George Thompson shares how and why you need to write one, and how often you should update it.
December 20, 2016
"The number of adult, or nontraditional students is increasing and makes up close to 40 percent of the college-going population."
-American Council on Education
"Nurses with a BSN are in high demand with the Institute of Medicine calling for BSN's to make up 80% of the total nursing workforce by 2020."
-United States Institute of Medicine
"When searching for a college as an adult student, consider these six factors: Location, Accreditation, Cost, Financial Aid, Graduation Rates and Support for Adult Learners."
-College Search: Adult Student Edition
"I started going to college because I wanted to accomplish better things in my job...I think if you're in law enforcement going back to college is not an option, it's a requirement."
We think it's time to stop picturing college students only as teenagers looking for the next party. Instead, we'd like to expand that view to include what students actually look like: you.
Technology has a large role in the nursing industry. If you're thinking about a nursing career, be sure to stay on top of the latest technological developments that may affect your day-to-day.
If you're going back to school with some experience, it's important to explore your options for getting credit for the things you already know. Starting (or re-starting) with a few credits is a great way to jump-start your college education.
Short Answer: Yes. Long Answer: It's up to you, but there are plenty of reasons why you probably should at least consider it.
You've got a lot on your plate, and sometimes it can be difficult to manage it all. Luckily, there are plenty of (free!) tools at your disposal to help you. All you have to do is pick up your phone.
Head shots: no longer just for performers and models. Today, more than ever, head shots are an important part of being a professional. Before you get yours taken, scroll through our guide of professional head shot best practices.
You've decided you want a career in nursing, but now what? Our handy infographic should help you decide which path is right for you based on certifications, education needed, salary, duties and projected employment.
With so much information out there, it can be tricky deciding which job search site will give you the results you want. To help, here's our Top Ten Best Job Search Sites.
The Nursing Pinning Ceremony is steeped in tradition. It's a rite of passage for nursing students as they transition to their professional careers. Learn more about the celebratory ceremony that's been taking place for more than 100 years.