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Setting the Tone for Career Success

Medical Assisting Generally, the Medical Assistant performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may

Rad to the Bone: Radiography

This program has been designed to prepare graduates to be “entry level technologists” and be eligible to sit for the national registry exam given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The program is accredited by the

The Community College Advantage [Infographic]

Why Choose West Virginia Northern Community College? Get the Community College Advantage! (See infographic below.)

Advice for Community College Success. Book author says reach out, make friends and find mentors

Q. What made you decide to write Community College Success? I was a community college transfer student and after I finished my own degree, I worked in Student Life at a community college. I soon realized that

College at Any Age. Starting over or changing careers? We have what you need

Changing careers in today’s economy often means going back to college to learn new skills. Community colleges are usually the first place to which career changers turn, and not just because they’re a good value. College for

Robert W. Gracey

I grew up in a household and family where cooking, baking, and entertaining was the norm. My earliest employment opportunities during high school, college, and graduate school were in food service. I worked providing food and beverages

What’s Your Excuse? Four reasons adults avoid college

You wake up every day to return to the same job you have been dragging yourself to for years. Another day of performing work that, let’s face it, was fine 10 years ago, but is starting to

Avoid College Money Mistakes

Smart parents teach financial skills As the parent of a college student, which of these two recent grads do you hope your child will resemble? The first, Tamanika Ferguson, earned $80,000 in scholarships to California State University

Ready for the Real World? Good money skills start with straight talk

Congratulations – your pride and joy is getting ready for college. But how prepared is your child to achieve financial independence in the coming years? This quiz can help you find out. Quiz 1. When did you