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Choosing a career path is an important step for any student. Selecting the right one and finding the educational resources to get you there can be difficult. ASA College want to help. Our new blog will assist prospective students and their families with information on degree choices, financial assistance and career development.

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How Nurses Should Deal With Social Media

Social media can be a blessing and a curse. It is a major source of communication, which means that many people view the things that are posted. As a nurse, it is important to maintain a level of professionalism when using this medium. Besides guarding personal information, it is vital to protect patients' privacy as well. According to the American Nurses Association, "Online content may enhance or undermine the entire nursing profession." In other words, social media is a valuable…

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Internship Benefits. Are you ready to reap the rewards?

Reap the Benefits of an Internship Why would you consider an internship? Even though you may have been in the business world a long time, you may be surprised to learn that you are a top candidate for an internship, especially if you are pursuing a degree at Colorado Technical University. This is also a great opportunity for people taking breaks from their existing careers with hopes of re-entering the job market with new skills. Why are Internships Important? To…

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6 Essential Attributes of Successful Nurses

Nurses play important roles in the healthcare industry. These professionals deal directly with patients, so they must understand how to manage many different medical issues. Besides being proficient in techniques that can be learned from textbooks, nurses must hone other skills to gain success in the field. Since a nurse's duties must be completed in a stressful environment, here are six professional skills that must be mastered. 1. Connects Well With Patients Since a nurse's job involves patient interactions, communication…

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How to Ace the Interview for a Nursing Position

If you are getting ready to interview for your first nursing position, you've picked a great time. Nurses from the Baby Boom generation are rapidly retiring, creating openings in many cities around the country. While it's important not to get your hopes up about the first institution that calls you in for an interview, there are several things that you can do to ensure that you'll make a great first impression. Preparing for the Interview Plan Your Responses Although you…

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Massage Therapy student – Devante Thomas

Hi! My name is Devante and I am a student in the Massage Therapy program here at ASA College. I have always considered myself a people person, and when I learned a little bit about massage I thought this might be just the career for me! I heard it pays really well compared to many other programs and that in New York it is a licensed profession, meaning I can work for legitimate spas, gyms, cruise lines as well as…

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What to Expect When Changing Careers

Moving from one profession to another at any time in one’s life is challenging. Particularly if the new occupation one has in mind is entirely different from their former occupation. Seeing as finding jobs without prior experience or skill is difficult, attempting do so on your own is even more stressful. One harsh truth to bear in mind is that switching careers may be a risky affair for some individuals. For example, if you somehow manage to get invited to…

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How To Become a New York City Police Officer How You Can Join The NYPD

The New York Police Department (NYPD) is one of the largest city law enforcement entities in the United States. The NYPD has a long history of recruiting the best qualified young men and women of New York City to grow its ranks and protect our city. Opportunities to grow in this field are many, with specializations in Highway Patrol, Emergency Services, Crime Scene Analysis, Criminal Investigations, Drug Enforcement and Aviation Patrol.

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