Anxiety: How to Manage

get anxiety under control

Preparing for the SAT, ACT, and any other standardized test can be nerve-wrecking! If test taking awakens your anxiety, you are not alone. According to a 2010 study, 61% of students are affected by test taking anxiety at least some of…

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How to Write a Killer Personal Essay

writing your resume

As if senior year of high school isn’t hectic enough, you are forced to plan your future amidst all the fun! You know which colleges you are interested in attending and have suckered your favorite teachers into providing top of…

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5 Interview Tips

interview tips

Unlike the movie starring Seth Rogan and James Franco, an interview is actually very important in landing your dream job!  After you have spent months or even years of furthering you education at a college or university, you deserve to…

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5 Myths About Online Education

the most commun myths of online education

Online learning has become ever more popular over the past few years but there are a few misconceptions that should to be addressed.  If you unsure about enrolling in an online school; check out these myths about online education to…

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Going Back to School as an Adult

why is important to go back to school

If you are a working adult considering going back to school, you are not alone! According to the National Center for Education Statistics, by 2020 there will be nearly 10 million students above the age of 25 enrolled in a degree-granting…

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Is Trade School Right For You?

school search

With all the excitement of senior year, you may be overwhelmed by the daunting task of choosing the right school for your post-secondary studies. How will you know if a school is a good fit? Is attending a four year college…

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How to write your resume

school search

After graduating from a career school you, of course, found thanks to the help of Americolleges, the premier online nationwide career training directory, you’re now ready to put together a fabulous resume that speaks highly of your strengths, skills and…

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Resume Objectives

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The Purpose of a Good Resume Your resume is a tool that will help you earn an interview with a potential future employer. Your resume will advertise you, your education, your skills, your credentials and any other information that will…

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Types of Internships

different types of internships

Some students may not realize the importance of an internship. Even if your career school does not require it for graduation, it is a smart idea to participate in one while still in school. The benefits of an internship are endless and…

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Three Career Change Questions

typical questions about your career

A recent article from, asks you to ask yourself three questions to determine if you are ready for a career change. What kind of career training and technical training do you want? Today’s work industry requires that employees have…

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Ten Networking Tips

networking tips to suceed in your career

Networking is a great tool for developing business and social relationships. Building rapport with potential future employers, clients, colleagues and affiliates will not only help you land a great job after you have completed your education but also increase your chances…

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Success in a Tough Economy


Americolleges, the online nationwide career school directory, is here to help with a few tips on how to succeed in these tough economic times. It’s no big secret that the world economy and more specifically the U.S. economy is going…

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Social Networking

social networking tips

Social networking is defined as the grouping of individuals into specific groups such as small rural communities or a neighborhood subdivision. Although social networking is possible in person, especially in the workplace, universities, and high schools, it is most popular…

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Why Criminal Justice is Important?

why is criminal justice important

Webster’s defines justice as “the establishment or determination of rights according to the rules of law or equity”. Applied to society, criminal justice is the system that promises fairness and equal treatment to all under its guidance. But why is…

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How to Get a Higher Salary

how to get a salary increase, go back to school

How to Negotiate Your Salary in an Interview In this tough economic market, many people are just happy to land a job but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have high expectation or that you shouldn’t get paid for your…

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How to Dress for an Interview

tips on how to dress for an interview

What is considered appropriate to wear for one job interview might not be for another. For example, if you are in advertising, photography or another creative industry, clean jeans and a t-shirt are suitable. In these creative fields, piercings, tattoos…

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10 Reasons to Change Your Career

change your career and get a better job

10 Reasons why this may be the time for a career change Very few people start out in a specific career path and actually stay in it for their entire lives. People change careers for different reasons. Some do it…

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Careers in the Medical Field

which are the careers in the medical field?

Do you think you have what it takes to work in the medical field? If so, when exploring different jobs the medical field offers, you should decide if you want to work in the fast paced hospital setting, in the…

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Develop Good Working Habits

how to develop good working habits

Americolleges, the online nationwide college directory, is the ultimate place to find the right career school for you. All you have to do is choose from the hundreds of careers that we offer (from business and law to medical and…

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Job Benefits After Graduation

find out what job benefits you have

Entering the real world after graduation can be a big eye opener and sometimes a bit of a shock. How do you decide what job will be right for you? Will it be a job you stay with for a…

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Be Your Own Boss

tips on how to be your own boss

Careers that can make you your own boss Many Americans are discovering the joys and freedom of working for themselves. Working for yourself and being your own boss doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be an entrepreneur and start your…

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Be an Entrepreneur

tips on how to become an entrepreneur

How to be an entrepreneur An entrepreneur is an individual who owns a firm, business, or venture and is responsible for its’ development. Entrepreneurship is the practice of starting a new business or reviving an existing business in order to capitalize…

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All About the Cover Letter

how to write a cover letter

How to Write your Cover Letter If you are finishing up school or looking for a new career or job chances are you will need a cover letter. A cover letter is used to introduce yourself. In a cover letter, you…

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All About Internships

kinds of internships

How to Get an Internship When choosing a field to study, you should find something that you have a passion for, that draws your attention and something you will be happy doing five years from now. Some students may read about…

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