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Choosing To Invest In Education


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Choosing To Invest In Education

After I graduated from high school, I decided to skip the whole college thing and start working. I did alright as a receptionist, but I really wanted something more challenging and dynamic. I decided to think about investing in my education by enrolling at a local trade school, and it was really amazing to see my journey unfold. I was able to choose a career path that really worked with my personality, and it was incredible to feel like I was worth something. This blog is for anyone out there who isn't sure whether or not they should invest in their education.

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4 Essentials To Look For When Considering An Electrical Trade School

Most states in the U.S. require professional electricians to obtain an electrician certification. While state requirements vary, becoming certified usually requires taking classes from an electrical trade school, and sometimes completing an apprenticeship afterwards. The National Electrical Contractors Association lists each state's specific requirements. While this training does not take as long or cost as much as most post-secondary degrees, there are still some key considerations to think about when choosing an electrical trade school. Read More 

Want A Career In IT But Not Sure Where To Begin? What Are Your Best Degree Options?

If you've always been interested in technology and are eager to begin a career in the still-rapidly-expanding IT job market, you may be overwhelmed by the number of different courses of study in the information technology sector. A generation ago, those interested in technology had no choice but to go the general Computer Science route, but today's colleges, universities, and technical schools have highly specialized degree programs focusing on everything from coding to technology marketing. Read More 

Helping To Ease Your Child’s Separation Anxiety When They Start Preschool

Preschool, whether at a school like Sammamish Montessori School or a more traditional school, can be both an exciting and nerve-wracking time for a child. They are venturing into a new environment with new people and adults around them. While some children have no problem letting go of their parent's hand and running off to play with the other children, other children may cling to their parents and experience separation anxiety at the thought of their parent leaving. Read More 

Want To Work As A Medical Assistant? Learn The Pros And Cons Of Becoming Certified

If you are looking to begin a career as a medical assistant, you have a big decision to make. You can either chose to become a certified medical assistant or work as an non-certified medical assistant. In order to be eligible to take the certification test, you must have at least one year of experience working as a non-certified medical assistant or have completed a medical assisting program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, or CAAHEP, or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, or ABHES. Read More 

Taking Up Driving As An Adult: Overcoming The Obstacles

Taking Driver's Ed and obtaining a driving permit seems to be standard operating procedure for most U.S. teenagers. If you managed to evade that type of training for whatever reason, you may have decided that it's finally time to take the plunge and become a driver as an adult. Here are some issues you might need to overcome, or at least be acutely aware of, in your quest to hit the road alongside your contemporaries. Read More