Student Finance – What You Need to Know

Finance Department

The world of student finance can be complex, but it’s not something that our students have to tackle alone. Your campus has a Student Finance department on hand to help you navigate the system, offering guidance, plenty of information and as much help as you need. To try to give you a clearer…

How social media impacts the health care industry

How social media impacts patients' access to healthcare

The rise of social media in the world has affected many different aspects of our lives. From the way we communicate with others to how we shop, dine and travel, social media has impacted how efficient and informed we are. Its impact on the health care industry is evident as well. Mobile phones…

Tips to help medical assistants with their job search

Tips to help medical assistants in their job search

Medical assistants are an integral part of the team at any hospital, clinic or private practice. They are often the first point of contact for new patients and are responsible for attending to the doctor’s needs. From conducting tests to starting a patient’s file to answering questions over the…

5 Tips to help college students keep their New Year’s resolution

5 Tips to help college students keep their New Year¹s resolution

With the New Year comes a new start and according to research from the University of Scranton 45% of Americans take this opportunity to set resolutions to better themselves.1 Of course there is also a stigma that comes along with New Year’s resolutions. The same study suggests that just 8% of…

College financing and flexibility options for single parents

There are plenty of resources available if you're looking to go back to school in order to get into the health care field.

For single parents, going to college is an integral part of building a better future for themselves and their children. In order to realize that dream, single parents may return to school to pursue an unfinished degree or pursue a profession that offers better financial opportunities than their…

What to do if you are having trouble with a patient

What should you do if you're having trouble with a patient?

As you begin your nursing career, you may notice from time to time that you’re given an assignment that you find tough to handle. This is particularly true if you are ever given a patient whose condition lies outside of your expertise. You certainly don’t want to tell your boss that you’re not…

Examining good and bad debt for college students

Learning the difference between good and bad debt is an important part of a college education.

One of the keys to paying for college, and your lifestyle during college, is to avoid taking on bad debt.
It is very likely that you will have to accrue some amount of debt while in school. However, in order to maximize the long-term advantages of your degree, whether it comes in medical billing…