March 20, 2017
Each type of nurse is going to have specific responsibilities, and those responsibilities come with specific equipment. Learn what some nursing careers do, and what tools you'll need to do them.
If you have questions about how to be successful as a non-traditional college student, Charlie Mackey of Columbia College has your answers.
March 2, 2017
Becoming a nurse isn't just a matter of applying. There are tests you must pass and certifications you must receive before you can begin your nursing career.
March 16, 2017
A step-by-step guide to using your GI Benefits at Columbia College, from applying to the school to getting your Certificate of Eligibility.
March 15, 2017
If you've ever found yourself at a gathering where no one is really talking, you know the importance of breaking the ice. Whether you're gathered to network, or to socialize there are a few things you can do to get the conversation flowing.
March 7, 2017
"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."
You've made it to the end of the interview, now it's time to seal the deal with a handshake. Don't let a bad one (limp fish, fist bump, power grip) be the reason a job slips through your hands. Literally.
Video has grown from a novelty to a must-have in business. Learn the basics on how to do it right, and what you need to keep in mind when shooting any kind of video.
You're certain that the outfit you picked for your professional photos won't land you on a "Worst Dressed" list. Now what? The next step to having the perfect head shot comes down to location, location, location.
Ready to take the next step in your career? If you don't already have a degree, earning one may be the key to unlocking opportunities.
A degree can take you unexpected places - figuratively and literally. Learn more about one Columbia College graduate who took her nursing degree on the road.
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.
You know what red flags you need to avoid on your resume, so now let's get into the details. These three parts of your resume are essential, and it's important that you get them right.
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.
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.