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Tips on Essay Writing
Tips on Essay Writing

At some point in any course, however it is taught, essay titles will appear. These can create panic if you don’t know how to deal with them. The first thing to do is to analyze the question. What exactly is being asked? What knowledge comes to mind?  What is the question trying to find out?  Write the ideas  down in [...]

Paying for School: Start Early and Save Hard
Paying for School: Start Early and Save Hard

So, you still have a couple of years until you go to college.  Maybe you’re working your way through your high school summer seasons, or it could be you’ve taken a couple of years off to work before hitting the books again.  Whatever the reason, you have plenty of time before you need to start worrying about how to pay [...]

What is Medical Billing and Coding?
What is Medical Billing and Coding?

Medical billing is submitting and following up claims to Insurance companies for medical treatment. The Medial Biller interacts between the health care provider and Insurance Companies, Government programs or private individuals. The work is detailed and suits individuals who like to be precise. Because the process is complex it requires considerable care, especially if the bill is not to be [...]

What is Project Management?
What is Project Management?

A project is any task which is temporary which requires planning and preparation and the organization of materials. It can be as large as building a house or as complex as planning a successful wedding. Temporary is relative because a house can take months to build.  There are, however, usually constraints of time and money. This is where the skill [...]

Why Health Education is Important
Why Health Education is Important

Many people have little idea how their body works. If it was a mystery for doctors for centuries then it is not surprising that modern laymen misunderstand it.  While biology is taught in schools it is not always taken in as something the pupil can use which might be useful throughout life.  As a result when someone has ‘symptoms’ they [...]

Dorm Life: How to Make the Most of Your Experience
Dorm Life: How to Make the Most of Your Experience

If you’re nervous about your dorm life, that’s good, you should be, it means you care about the experience you’re about to have.  Not to be the bearer of bad news here, but not everyone loves dorm life.  While some people have a great time enjoying their first taste of life away from their parents, bonding with their roommate and [...]

Things to Know Before You go to College
Things to Know Before You go to College

It’s hard to know exactly what to expect before you get to college.  There are so many new challenges to meet and things to discover that it is impossible to consider them all.  Having a roommate, being on your own for probably the first time in your life, meeting grade and coursework requirements, and being harnessed with the financial obligations [...]

Five Signs You Should Become a Fashion Designer
Five Signs You Should Become a Fashion Designer

For creative individuals, becoming a fashion designer sounds like an ideal career choice. The field of fashion design is competitive though, and only the most persistent and talented people end up in positions where they can create and show their own clothing lines. Before committing to fashion design school, it’s a good idea to really examine whether or not all [...]

Can Traditional Teachers be Proficient at Online Colleges
Can Traditional Teachers be Proficient at Online Colleges

By Carol Natoli Will you as a teacher be available “live” for an online college course?  Many teachers think that it is easy to teach online; not every circumstance of every course taught can be done in a chat-room or as a pre-recorded lecture.  Some courses are treated as teleconference and live webinars, so before you commit to an “after [...]

Paying off Student Loans
Paying off Student Loans

Obtaining an education, whether online or on a college campus, can saddle you with an inordinate amount of debt.  Between tuition, books, room and board, and all the little extras that come along with your classes and coursework, you can quickly find yourself in over your head when it comes to accumulating costs.  And not to sound overly dramatic or [...]