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Top 10 Reasons to Earn a Master of Arts in Teaching - Univ of the Cumberlands

Top 10 Reasons to Earn a Master of Arts in Teaching

Wed, 01/25/2023 - 12:09pm

You can become a classroom teacher with only a bachelor's degree, so why

Going to Counseling Find the Right Counselor - University of the Cumberlands graphic

Going to Counseling? Find the Right Counselor to Make the Most of It

Fri, 01/20/2023 - 5:27pm
Deciding to go to counseling or therapy is a brave one. It can take a lot of courage to admit you need help with something you are struggling with, and getting professional counseling can make a tremendous difference in your life. Yet once you make the decision to go to counseling, you must also determine which counselor is the right one for your needs.
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Your Comprehensive Guide to Becoming a Paralegal

Your Comprehensive Guide to Becoming a Paralegal

Thu, 01/05/2023 - 4:43pm
Do you find the field of law particularly fascinating but aren’t ready to commit the time and money necessary for law school? Are you looking for a career you can start with minimal training while still working in the field? If so, working as a paralegal might be a good fit for your goals. This guide will walk you through what a paralegal is and how you can get started as one.
Nurse Practitioners: How They're Changing Healthcare and Revolutionizing Primary Medicine

Nurse Practitioners: How They're Changing Healthcare and Revolutionizing Primary Medicine

Wed, 12/28/2022 - 11:39am
If you're interested in a dynamic healthcare career that precludes years of medical school, you might be well suited to become a nurse practitioner. In many states, nurse practitioners have full authority to assess, diagnose, and treat patients, not unlike a primary care physician (PCP). You'll answer a noble call and fill a gaping void in the national healthcare system.
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10 Best Ways Paralegals Assist Lawyers

10 Best Ways Paralegals Assist Lawyers

Tue, 12/27/2022 - 12:18pm
Though many people associate the term "paralegal" with "legal secretary," this is far from accurate. Paralegals perform many of the same duties as lawyers, except representing clients in court, signing pleadings, or taking depositions. While a paralegal's work must be reviewed and approved by a lawyer, their work is vital in the legal arena.
Step-by-Step Guide to Your Nurse Practitioner Career

Step-by-Step Guide to Your Nurse Practitioner Career

Tue, 12/20/2022 - 11:05am
If you are a registered nurse looking for career advancement opportunities, one option may be to pursue a career as a nurse practitioner. Nurse practitioners have a more direct role in patient care, diagnosing and treating illnesses or injuries while providing referrals when needed. There is strong income potential and extremely high demand for trained professionals in this field.
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Becoming a Paralegal: Top 15 Survival Tips

Becoming a Paralegal: Top 15 Survival Tips

Thu, 12/15/2022 - 3:10pm
The road to becoming a lawyer is often longer and more expensive than many students wish to pursue. But if you're interested in studying law, earning your degree in paralegal studies is a solid second choice. Working as a paralegal is demanding yet rewarding. You can make it easier for yourself in the beginning by adhering to these top 15 strategies for survival.
25 Reasons to Become a Nurse Practitioner

25 Reasons to Become a Nurse Practitioner

Tue, 12/06/2022 - 9:53am
Suppose you have been putting off becoming a nurse practitioner for some time. If that’s the case, you should know that returning to school is worthwhile and may lead to your desired career. For example, you could pursue a Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner and provide direct patient care without the oversight of a physician. Take a closer look at why becoming a nurse practitioner is such a rewarding decision for so many.
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15 Different Ways to Use Blockchain in Business

15 Different Ways to Use Blockchain in Business

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 3:49pm
Did you know that you can use blockchain to boost and support your business? If you haven't started exploring all the options for blockchain in business, it's time you did. Since there are multiple ways to use this technology, your main goal should be finding the ways that provide you with the best value for your time and effort.
Blockchain Degree Programs: What Should I Expect?

Blockchain Degree Programs: What Should I Expect?

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 12:20pm
An online blockchain degree allows individuals to learn how this technology works and how it applies to the business world or any other application they plan to use it in. This fast-moving industry is in demand as more companies incorporate blockchain technology into their digital transactions.
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13 Best Questions to Ask a Special Education Teacher During an Interview

13 Best Questions to Ask a Special Education Teacher During an Interview

Wed, 11/23/2022 - 11:55am
Special education teachers help children struggling with disabilities and understand the importance of taking an organized and creative approach to learning. If you’re interested in obtaining a certificate in special education, it helps to know what questions employers might ask and how they evaluate candidates.
Keeping the Online World Safe and Secure with Blockchain Technology

Keeping the Online World Safe and Secure with Blockchain Technology

Fri, 11/18/2022 - 3:47pm
If you’re ready to advance your career in this rapidly evolving field, a blockchain degree may be just what you’re looking for. A master’s in blockchain will train you to implement the latest innovations in an exciting career. Keep reading to discover what blockchain is, how it works, and why it’s so important.
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