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  • Allison Perkins

    IT studies at Bryant & Stratton have been restructured to help students graduate and be hired shortly after. The school’s diploma and associate’s programs were revamped last fall. Students now learn a foundation of computer technology, hardware and operating and information systems, and they can prove it. Each of the IT programs prepares students to sit for a certification, a credential that many employers desire more than a degree. “If you say you have a degree, an empl...

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  • woman looking forward to career change
    Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Are you ready for a career change? Perhaps you are bored in your current field and need a more stimulating and challenging work environment. Maybe you feel you have run out of room for advancement in your current role and need something with more growth and/or income potential. Whatever your reasons, a career change is a big move, and you will need to invest some time in planning and preparation to make it a successful one. To aid in that process, we've put together a step by step guide to caree...

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  • Deciding on a bachelor's degree
    Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Are you searching for the right degree to help you harness your future? There are dozens of options and a seemingly endless range of possible career paths. If you're struggling to find the best bachelor's degree for your needs, try considering what matters the most. Let your key personal goals guide you toward the degree that will serve you best. For Fast Job Placement If you're focused on finding a job as quickly as possible after graduation, you should choose a major that's in high demand. For...

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  • Foodie Quotes from Julia Child
    Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Do you have a deep passion for food? There are lots of careers in food today that will let you turn your love of fine cuisine into a lucrative job. These jobs for foodies are as diverse as diners themselves, with a little something for every food lover. Bed & Breakfast Owner Bed & Breakfasts blend the comforts of a hotel with the excitement of a restaurant. If you're looking for a versatile hospitality career, this will give you a little of everything. You'll manage the guest rooms han...

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  • Guest Post

    As an online student you may wonder how to best prepare for those papers and tests that account for a significant portion of your grade. If this is your first time sitting for an online final, this may be especially true. One key way to prepare for online finals is to ask your professor these five questions: 1. “How will this final differ from a traditional final?” The very first question on your mind, and a great one to ask your professor, is how online finals differ from the tra...

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  • Christopher Ostrander

    Bryant & Stratton College announced today that the Practical Nursing diploma program is now available at the Richmond, Virginia campus. Students will be able to enroll in this program for the upcoming spring semester which begins on May 3. Through the program, students will work through a mix of classroom and clinical experience that provides the framework to pursue career opportunities as a Licensed Practical Nurse. The program prepares students for the NCLEX-PN exam, a vital assessment fo...

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  • Blog Staff

    For students at online schools, summer is increasingly becoming a time to stay enrolled in courses. While there are fun parts of taking the summer off, like beach getaways, weekend road trips or simply lounging by the pool, many busy adult students see the practical advantages of continuing to pursue their education. Below are a few of the reasons these students are choosing to stay in online school in the summer. Avoid brain drain Staying enrolled in classes during the summer can help prevent s...

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  • Kim Dority

    Have you ever worked with someone who, despite being obviously really smart, was pretty much just clueless when it came to being a productive human being? You know the one. Sheer brain power: off the charts. But people skills? Nada. Team collaboration? Zilch. Empathy? Not in her vocabulary. And as you’ve probably observed, all those smarts often can’t compensate for a lack of people skills. In fact, it turns out that having a high intelligence quota (IQ) isn’t nearly as import...

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  • Kim Dority

    Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will every regret. – Ambrose Bierce Yep, it’s only normal to want to drop-kick them out the office window and through the field goal uprights. You know who I mean: that jerk down the hall the fourth time she breaks out her with her rendition of Barry Manilow’s greatest hits – and that’s the fourth time today…. Or that co-worker who nuked his anchovy pizza in the office microwave and now your nostr...

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  • Kim Dority

    The last time I was putting together a resume, I had an “Objective” statement at the top that read something along the lines of “Seeking an opportunity to grow and contribute my professional skills in a dynamic corporate environment.” Okay, what I really wanted to say was “After the group of psychotic bosses and co-workers I’ve had so far, I’m desperately trying to find an employer where intelligence and professionalism are actually valued rather than us...

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