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The importance of community participation: Why college clubs & organizations matter

Community participation in college comes with some major perks. See why student clubs can help students thrive and grow.
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5 surprising insights about men in nursing

Learn more about how men in nursing are shattering stereotypes and growing like never before.
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Why health information management roles are crucial to healthcare cybersecurity

Health information management is leading the fight against cyber attacks. Learn more about their role in healthcare cybersecurity.
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7 things you should know about the Master of Science in Project Management program at St. Scholastica

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 28, 2017

Get the scoop on what you need to know about the CSS' Master of Science in Project Management program.

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I want to work in HIM but I don’t have the RHIA credential

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 31, 2017

You're not locked out of all the health information management jobs if you don't have the RHIA credential. There are options for people like you with different degrees and backgrounds.

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4 things you should know about St. Scholastica’s new post-baccalaureate certificate in HIM

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 17, 2017

Careers in HIM are on the rise, and CSS' post-baccalaureate certificate program could be what you need to join the field.

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Why a rural healthcare MBA is exactly what you need to enhance your career

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 21, 2017

Find out how a rural health MBA can take your career to the next level, whether or not you're already in the healthcare field.

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Can social workers impact teen substance abuse? Hear about the caretakers on the frontlines

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 24, 2017

Dig into the facts surrounding teen substance abuse and explore the different types of social workers who can make an impact.

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The importance of community participation: Why college clubs & organizations matter

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 10, 2017

Community participation in college comes with some major perks. See why student clubs can help students thrive and grow.

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The future of American healthcare: What is the fate of medical jobs?

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 26, 2017

In the midst of continuing growth coupled with discussions at the policy level regarding American healthcare, what can we expect for medical jobs moving forward?

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What is a business analyst? Learn more about this in-demand position

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 12, 2017

The role of a business analyst blends business, management and computer skills together to help businesses reach their full technological potential. If you are interested in the intersection of business and technology, this could be the career for you.

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Social workers in sports: Support the well-being of athletes

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 29, 2017

In the past few years, the specialty of sports social work has formed to address and meet the needs of athletes and their wellbeing, both on and off the field. Read on to learn more about this new niche of social work catering to athletes of all kinds.

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How do I build my brand? 10 experts answer FAQs about starting a small business

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 15, 2017

Starting any new business venture requires a big leap of faith and some general industry know-how. We've rallied some experts to answer the questions most frequently asked by entrepreneurs like you.

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Should I go to grad school? 9 facts to consider

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 19, 2017

But before you decide to head back to the classroom, the first step in the process is to educate yourself. Read on to get a lay of the land and learn some basics about what grad school may have to offer you.

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Educational podcasts: 4 surprising ways podcasts can impact your college experience

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 5, 2017

There are plenty of educational benefits that can be reaped from the wealth of topics covered by podcasts made available to the public for free. Take a look at four distinct ways podcasts can help even the busiest college students expand their knowledge and skill sets.

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What is a travel nurse? Explore this exciting sector of nursing

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 22, 2017

Not many professions offer you the opportunity to carry out fulfilling work while traveling the country. Learn more about the thrilling prospect of becoming a travel nurse!

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4 ways St. Scholastica helps first-generation college students succeed

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 8, 2017

With the number of first-gen college students rising, many institutions have begun to implement resources to help them succeed. Take a look at some of the ways CSS helps its first-gen students succeed.

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Need help choosing a college? Here's the tool you've been waiting for

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 1, 2017

Choosing a college can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. We’re here to help you kick start your journey toward the right school for you. Get ready for the adventure of your life!

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How electronic health records could pave the way for personalized medical treatment

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 17, 2017

Electronic health records (EHRs) have long been discussed as our gateway to personalized medicine. How close are we to achieving this goal?

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How important is diversity in business? The facts you should know

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 27, 2017

Diversity is more important now than ever before, and it has a particularly notable impact on the business world. Take a look at these eye-opening statistics to learn more about the current and future landscape of business.

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Avoid nurse burnout: 8 ways to handle the hard emotions of being a nurse

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 13, 2017

This career path tends to attract the naturally empathetic and compassionate, but these beautiful and vital qualities can leave many of these professionals susceptible to nurse burnout.

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You’re majoring in what? Making the case for a liberal arts degree

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 24, 2017

With many encouraging young students to pursue STEM subjects in college, liberal arts subjects have fallen under critical speculation. Join us as we explore the true benefits.

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Med school requirements every healthcare hopeful should master in college

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 10, 2017

As med school graduates will tell you, the journey to becoming a doctor is more of a marathon than a sprint. Here are things you can do while still in college.

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6 signs you should be teaching middle school

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 20, 2017

To help you determine whether or not you're cut out for teaching middle school, we enlisted some professionals in the field to find out what it really takes. Could you be the perfect fit for this highly-rewarding career path?

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The productive parent: A hands-off approach to preparing your kid for college

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 6, 2017

As a parent who believes in the power of education, college is important to you. But you also realize that your growing teenager is becoming an adult, and you don't want to undermine their autonomy.

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Want to work in mental health? Psychiatry isn’t your only option

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 20, 2017

What positions come to mind when you think of working in mental health? The top job title may surprise you.

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5 things you need to know about St. Scholastica’s MBA in Leadership & Change

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 6, 2017

The College of St. Scholastica's (CSS) MBA in Leadership and Change is transforming the way we prepare business leaders to impart real change in their fields.

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Computer information systems vs. computer science: Decoding these commonly confused career paths

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jan 23, 2017

If you have your sights set on finding a career in the growing field of technology, you've still got some decisions to make — there are several education and employment options that fall under that umbrella.

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Do I need to take the GRE? 8 common graduate school admissions questions answered

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jan 9, 2017

There are several general questions graduate school hopefuls seek answers to before taking the leap to enroll. We've canvassed a host of academic professionals to uncover answers to some of those commonly asked questions.

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Student organizations at The College of St. Scholastica that can help you stay involved

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 13, 2017

The best way to get involved at a new college campus is to check out the student organizations and groups they offer! Break the ice with new faces, and grow your personal and professional skill set!

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Can physical therapy alleviate nationwide opioid dependence? The truth about safer pain management

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jan 30, 2017

In an effort to curb opioid abuse, healthcare experts are focusing on the root of the issue: a flawed approach to pain management. Learn more about the stats, the new CDC recommendations and alternative approaches.

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Choosing a college: The pros & cons of staying local

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jan 16, 2017

For most prospective college students, determining which institution to attend starts with one seemingly simple question: Do I want to stay close to home or would I rather travel out of state for school? Take a look at the pros and cons.

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What qualities make a good teacher? 8 signs you should pursue an education degree

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jan 2, 2017

Each of us can undoubtedly think back and recall a favorite teacher or two who made profound impacts on our lives. But have you ever tried to pinpoint what it was that made those teachers so influential?

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6 hands-on STEM classes you can take at The College of St. Scholastica

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Dec 19, 2016

Brewing beer from scratch, creating mobile apps, studying robotics and contributing to a potential medical breakthrough...you're not going to want to miss these hands-on STEM classes at CSS!

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4 innovative teaching strategies for difficult lesson plans

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Dec 6, 2016

All teachers have been there. As hard as you try to explain the concepts in a way your students will understand, some lessons simply will not stick. Try these innovative teaching strategies!

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What can you do with an exercise physiology degree? 5 jobs to consider

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Nov 21, 2016

If you have a passion for pushing yourself and those you're training with to overcome new physical feats, exercise physiology may be right for you! Learn more about the jobs you can get in the field.

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The best nursing programs have these 6 things in common

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Oct 31, 2016

Now that you've begun to envision your future as a nurse, it's time to decide which path you want to take to get there. Look for a program with these key traits!

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Is it important to choose a major before starting college? The answer you might not expect

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Dec 12, 2016

Choosing a major is no easy task, so how crucial is it to declare your path of study before entering college? We weighed the options for you to provide some insight before you make your decision. Take a look!

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6 unexpected jobs for creative people to keep the inspiration flowing

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Nov 28, 2016

Not all creatives have the skills to become designers or illustrators. There are a number of other careers that will allow you to flex your creative muscles! Consider these 6.

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Expanding horizons: How macro social work can transform communities on a large scale

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Nov 14, 2016

Much of social work practice is centered around micro-practice, which addresses the individual. But it can at times also be about addressing the structures within which the individuals operate in hopes of alleviating community-wide burdens.

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Is college worth it? Learn the immeasurable outcomes of a degree

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Oct 25, 2016

Choosing to earn a degree is choosing to invest in your future. College graduates across the board will tell you that their college journeys impacted them in some pretty astounding ways.

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6 perks to earning your master’s in education online

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Oct 17, 2016

If you're looking to take the next step in your tenure as a teacher, you've likely been considering M.Ed for some time. We're here to help you breeze past your hesitancies so you can soak up all the amazing benefits of pursuing an M.Ed online.

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Social work vs. psychology: Which humanistic career is right for you?

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Oct 3, 2016

Careers in social work and psychology can both offer you the opportunity help people while on the job. Let us help you determine which is the better fit for you!

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Happy Housing: 8 essential college roommate rules for a harmonious habitat

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Sep 19, 2016

Living away from home for the first time is central to the college experience. But how can you set yourself up for success when you're being matched up with a roommate at random? Here are some tips to help you maintain housing harmony.

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What is organizational behavior? Learn more about the human side of business

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Sep 5, 2016

We break down the basics of what organizational behavior is and how information from this field of study can be applied professionally.

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The savvy Saint's “Best Of” guide to Duluth campus living

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Oct 10, 2016

If you're still getting the hang of campus living at CSS, listen up as we reveal some of the top attractions, both on campus and around town. Here are some of the best places you need to know about to get the most out of your time living in Duluth.

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How to prepare for the GRE: 9 tips you can’t afford to miss

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Sep 26, 2016

Whether you're looking to advance your career or you're just taking the next logical step in your education, pursuing a graduate degree can bring a few unique challenges. Front and center for some graduate programs is the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Here are 9 tips you can't ignore!

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How to choose a major: Using your superpowers for good [Infographic]

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Sep 12, 2016

When the time comes to select a field of study, there are a number of factors you can consider to make your decision a bit more clear. We created this handy infographic to help walk you through the process.

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What does 'diversity in college' actually mean? And 3 other questions we should be asking

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 29, 2016

'Diversity' has become something of a buzzword on college campuses. Join us as we dig into what 'diversity in college' really means and why it matters.

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Something for everyone: The 4 types of people who were MADE to live in Duluth

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 22, 2016

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Considering becoming a nurse? Here are 7 reasons to choose St. Scholastica’s School of Nursing

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 8, 2016

There are a number of in-demand nursing jobs employers are actively looking to fill, but the first step to securing your quality healthcare career is narrowing it down to the right nursing program for you. Check out the seven ways CSS' highly respected School of Nursing stands out from the rest.

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Is a master's in social work the new law degree? Surprising insights you should know

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 4, 2016

Young people today express a profound interest in social justice. Some think this increased interest in working to make the world a better place could result in the increased popularity of a master's in social work degree. In this article we dive into the social justice roots of modern social work.

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Learn from the trailblazers: Advice for women in STEM fields

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 20, 2016

STEM jobs are on the rise, yet women occupy less than a quarter of these positions nationwide. See what you can learn from the trailblazers who paved the way for women in STEM!

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Is an MBA the best thing to help grow your small business?

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 15, 2016

If you’re serious about helping your business thrive, it may be wise to investigate whether an MBA could grow your small business. We spoke with MBA graduates, a management professor and small business owners to see what the buzz is all about.

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Considering a computer information systems major? Learn why NOW is the time to break into the industry

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 11, 2016

If you enjoy working with computers, finding out how they operate and learning about software, it’s no wonder you’re interested in majoring in computer information systems (CIS). CIS is a growing field that allows graduates to analyze and work with companies’ information technology (IT) systems, craft recommendations and make sure systems are running smoothly. Whether you are completely set on this career path or simply considering your options, we are here to share why now is a great time to earn your computer information systems degree.

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Healthcare abbreviations: Your one-stop guide to deciphering HIM acronyms

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 27, 2016

HIM careers are growing exponentially, but do you know what your options are once you enter the field? Use this guide to sort through the acronyms & discover your path.

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9 tips to help first-generation college students thrive in the first semester

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 13, 2016

First-generation college students face challenges that differ from those of traditional students. Consider these 9 tips for the first-gen students in your life who are heading to college!

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Learn why NOW is the perfect time to major in accounting

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 6, 2016

The current demand for accountants is skyrocketing! Majoring in accounting can put you on the track to a steady, well-paying career with ample job opportunities. See if you can find success in this dynamic field!

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Considering an online Master of Education program? 5 reasons to choose St. Scholastica

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 23, 2016

Whether you’re looking to expand your knowledge in classroom technology or dig into data research to enhance instruction and improve education outcomes for all students, a master’s degree might be right for you.

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What should I major in if I want to be a [insert impressive job title here]?

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 9, 2016

Many jobs that require post-graduate study don't come with clear-cut undergraduate paths. Learn more about the undergraduate majors that can help make your post-graduate career dreams a reality!

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What makes St. Scholastica’s computer information systems degree different from the rest?

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 18, 2016

While your decision to pursue a career in CIS may be an easy one at this point, it's never easy to choose the best program for your particular needs. From a brand new curriculum to one-of-a-kind faculty, see what CSS has to offer!

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6 crucial considerations students forget when transferring colleges

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 30, 2016

There's more to transferring colleges than just packing up your things and driving off toward the greener pastures over the horizon. Keep these important considerations in mind to ensure your transfer is a success!

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Your education makes a difference: 4 community benefits of a college degree

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 16, 2016

A better world starts with you. Whether you're bound for brilliance or meant to make a difference, the benefits of a degree can amplify your impact on the world around you in a way that will benefit your whole community.

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What is 21st Century learning? How a master’s degree can enhance the effectiveness of your classroom

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 2, 2016

It's important for teachers to educate students in a way that is conducive to how new generations learn. A master's degree in education could help you unlock the keys to 21st Century learning!

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Exciting news for veterans in college: Learn about St. Scholastica’s new Veteran to BS in Nursing program

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 11, 2016

As a long-established military friendly college, CSS is proud to announce a brand new initiative for veteran nursing hopefuls. Learn more about this exciting new endeavor, as well as the other resources CSS offers to vets going to college!

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6 occupational therapy specialties that can empower patients & strengthen communities

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 4, 2016

If you're searching for your perfect occupational therapy path, you'll be interested to learn about today's key focus areas and their corresponding niches as identified by AOTA. You may be drawn to a specific specialty as a result!

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6 can’t-miss college certificates that will advance your career

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 21, 2016

Are you at a standstill when you think about your career prospects? College certificates can put you one step ahead without the time & money it takes to earn a brand new degree.

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Is an MBA worth it? How to navigate the changing landscape of business

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 7, 2016

Recent trends have caused many to wonder if an MBA is still worth the time and money. We dug into the statistics & heard from the experts. Here's what they have to say!

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5 inspiring jobs that can help you help others

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 22, 2016

There are a number of jobs that allow you to explore your passions while also changing your corner of the world. If you've always dreamed of helping people, you may see your dreams come alive in one of these inspiring careers!

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4 signs you’d make an all-star athletic training major

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 30, 2016

Athletic training is a thriving career path that combines healthcare, physical activity and direct patient care. Do you have what it takes to succeed in this specialized field? These national studies could help you find your answer.

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What is nursing informatics? The dynamic specialty that could catapult your career

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 14, 2016

Hospitals, clinics and other healthcare employers are seeking informatics experience in new and experienced nurses. Learn the ins and outs of the nursing informatics specialty, and discover why it's in such high demand!

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7 tested time management tips for student-athletes

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 29, 2016

Most new college students struggle with time management. Add to that the responsibilities of being a student-athlete and it's easy to see how quickly someone can become overwhelmed. Here are 7 tips to help you get a handle on your newfound college commitments.

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Funding your future: One first generation student’s dreams realized at CSS

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 15, 2016

Bryan Chavez-Cruz hoped to find a college that was not only affordable, but would also support him as a first generation student and in his dreams to promote diversity and social justice throughout his community. Here is his story.

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8 life-changing scholarship websites every college hopeful should bookmark

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 8, 2016

The scholarship search can be both overwhelming and stressful, but the biggest hurdle is learning what's available to you. There are a number of websites designed to make the scholarship hunt easier on college hopefuls.

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RN to BS online: Is it time to move forward in your nursing career?

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jan 18, 2016

As an RN, you know the reality of the job is more complex than we see on shows like Grey's Anatomy. But do you know how earning a BS could enhance your job prospects & skill set even more? Learn more about your options today.

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4 exciting teaching trends to expect in 2016

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Dec 14, 2015

K-12 education has come a long way in the last decade. Implementation of technology has increased rapidly and classroom demographics are shifting. What does this mean for teachers in 2016? Here are 4 trends to expect in the New Year.

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Funding your future: One student’s journey to affording private college

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Nov 23, 2015

Abigail Blonigen was both shocked and pleased to learn that CSS is working toward making a private college education affordable for people from all financial backgrounds. Read about her journey to affording private college.

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What is exercise physiology? Clearing up the confusion about this multifaceted career

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 1, 2016

While you may have heard of exercise physiology, few truly understand even the basics about this multifaceted healthcare career. We're here to shed some light on this complex field. Take a look at our broad overview!

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Funding your future: How one student navigated financial aid to attend private college

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jan 11, 2016

Nafisa Ibrahim was both shocked and pleased to learn that CSS is working toward making a high quality private education affordable for people from all financial backgrounds. Read about her journey to affording private college.

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Should I study abroad? 6 things to consider before packing your bags

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Dec 7, 2015

Many young students are drawn to the idea of studying abroad, but living in a new culture doesn't come without its challenges. These 6 questions can be helpful in determining if studying abroad is right for you.

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12 historical women in STEM you've probably never heard of

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Nov 16, 2015

There have been countless women throughout history who have used their knowledge of STEM fields to make groundbreaking discoveries, but not all were acknowledged in their time. Here are 12 of the incredible women in STEM who changed life as we knew it.

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How to choose the best pre-med program for your healthcare career goals

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Nov 9, 2015

The road to medical school can be intimidating, but it all starts with picking the right undergraduate institution to help get you there. Consider these 4 things before committing to your pre-med track.

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What is a 'first generation' college student? The new face of higher education

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Oct 26, 2015

For the first time, half of our college attendees are first generation students. What does this term mean and how is this rising trend shifting the landscape of higher education? Join us as we dissect the facts.

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How the Affordable Care Act is transforming rural healthcare across America

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Oct 12, 2015

The conversation about rural healthcare in America has steadily gained traction since Obamacare was signed into law in March 2010. But the conversation is far from over. Here's what you need to know.

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The only guide you'll ever need to prepare for your nursing interview (Part 2)

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Sep 28, 2015

Surviving nursing school is no small accomplishment, but now you have to ace that job interview. Part one of this two-part mini series covered what employers are looking for. In part two, our experts dish their top interview tips!

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Pursuing a high-quality education: How CSS is making it affordable [Infographic]

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Nov 2, 2015

Many assume that private college is too expensive to be a possibility for their families, but CSS is here to set the record straight. See how one school is making private college more affordable with generous aid packages, federal grants and more!

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Your go-to guide for decoding nursing credentials

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Oct 19, 2015

Nursing is the nation's largest healthcare profession, and the need is high for qualified people in the field. But the alphabet soup of credentials can get confusing. Here's the guide you've been looking for!

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Is a liberal education still relevant? Research says 'Yes!'

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Oct 5, 2015

Many assert that the soft skills received at liberal arts schools are of less value than job-specific training. The only problem is higher education & hiring experts don't agree. See what they have to say.

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Tips for student-athletes: 4 surprising benefits to playing at Division III schools

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Sep 21, 2015

Many think D-III athletes are those who couldn't cut it at a higher division, but the truth is, many D-I eligible players opt to play D-III for a variety of reasons. Learn more about the surprising benefits student-athletes can expect at a Division III school!

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6 sports-related professions every former athlete should consider

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Sep 14, 2015

Not all athletes make it to the big leagues after college, but there are still a number of jobs that can utilize the skills you learned on the field. From occupational therapy to social work, check out six sports-related careers to consider!

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Are there business jobs in healthcare? How a rural healthcare MBA can bridge the gap

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 24, 2015

Rural communities have long been underserved when it comes to healthcare. The Rural Healthcare MBA aims to bridge the gap between business & healthcare services in turning those harrowing statistics around.

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New report: Health informatics jobs are growing rapidly

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 10, 2015

The rise of big data has officially hit the shores of healthcare. So what are the implications for health informatics hopefuls? The field is seeing rapid growth, but there's much more to it than that. Learn how you can make the most if it!

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What does a clinical social worker do? An insider's look at a day in the life

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 27, 2015

Social workers are the unsung heroes in our communities. But what sets clinical social workers apart from the pack? Experts weigh in on how this rewarding career stands out and impacts our daily lives.

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Culturally responsive pedagogy: How today's teachers can impact 21st Century learners

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 31, 2015

Today's K-12 classrooms are more diverse than ever. Culturally responsive pedagogy can help all educators support and facilitate the achievement for students of all backgrounds, fostering the most effective 21st Century learning environment.

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The only guide you'll ever need to prepare for your nursing interview (Part 1)

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 17, 2015

Surviving nursing school is no small accomplishment, but now you have to ace that job interview. Experts share what healthcare employers are looking for in part one of this two-part mini series. Stay tuned for part two next month!

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CSS helps students get CLEAN by overcoming addiction

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Aug 3, 2015

80% of US college students report having abused alcohol, while 31% report symptoms of addiction. Read how one college listened to the statistics and committed to supporting students through their process to recovery.

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Award-winning CSS student sees success in pursuit of HIM degree

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 20, 2015

This Chicago native's hardworking nature and unwavering perseverance have helped him climb the ladder of HIM, leading him to pursue a master's degree at CSS ... And the industry is taking notice!

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How to pay for college: Your guide to a debt-free degree

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 13, 2015

It's no secret that college is expensive, but don't let that sticker price scare you from earning a degree! Take a look at 8 innovative ways to save money in college and start planning for your collegiate success.

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Health informatics vs. HIM: Which master's track is right for you?

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 29, 2015

Experts project as many as 50,000 new HIIM jobs by 2017! But which sector of this booming healthcare field is the right fit for your career goals? We dug up the info you're looking for to help you decode health informatics and HIM.

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Everything adult learners need to know to navigate the online classroom

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 15, 2015

With bachelor's degrees being considered the new norm in today's job market, many are considering going back to school. Could onlin courses be the right fit for your busy schedule? Here's what you need to know to prepare yourself.

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9 different nursing jobs employers are looking to fill NOW

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 1, 2015

The looming nursing shortage has resulted in increased career opportunities for nurses. But with a field that yields so many specialties, you may be wondering which positions are most in-demand. Here are 9 specialties to consider.

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5 Online teaching certifications that can catapult your education career

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jul 6, 2015

The opportunity to see students thrive in the classroom begins with their teachers. Online graduate certificates can help you add to skill set and enhance your teaching craft! Learn more about CSS' offerings.

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How the Affordable Care Act is transforming the role of nurses

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 22, 2015

We've all heard the buzzwords "Obamacare" and "Nursing Shortage," but what do they actually mean for practicing nurses? We're here to uncover some of the facts and help you understand how the future of nursing is shifting.

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RHIT vs. RHIA: Which credential is right for your health information career goals?

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Jun 8, 2015

HIM is among the most rapidly growing fields in the world of healthcare, but it can be tricky to navigate which is the right path to fulfill your career goals. Whether it's RHIT or RHIA, we're here to decode the credentials and help you determine the right fit for your healthcare career.

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New report: The future looks bright for physical therapy majors

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 26, 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor recently released a report on the 20 fastest growing occupations projected through 2022. Three of them belong to the field of physical therapy. Find out which careers are set to see rapid growth!

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College after the military: How your service has prepared you for success

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 18, 2015

Hundreds of thousands of military veterans are considering earning college degrees, but making the transition back to school isn't always easy. Experts reveal that your service has prepared you for college more effectively than you might think!

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What it takes to be a nurse: One alumnus' inspiring story

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 11, 2015

Alumnus Matt Nierengarten transitioned smoothly from nursing school to a healthy career. Then he was assigned one patient who would change everything for him. Learn what led to this nurse's emotional realization of the remarkable impact of his profession.

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Why do you want to be a nurse? Students share their sentiments

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 27, 2015

Current nursing students divulge what fuels their passion for the field. From the flexible job opportunities to the profound community impact nurses can make, this career path has the potential to reap a lifetime of rewards.

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Should I become a teacher? Expert educators weigh in

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 6, 2015

Communities are constantly on the lookout for their next great teacher. We've compiled advice from seasoned educators, real-time job market data and employer requirements to help you determine if becoming a teacher is the right path for you.

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The Sentinel promise: The mission behind The Sentinel Blog

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 17, 2015

You visit The Sentinel Blog to learn about degree and career prospects, but there's much more to our mission. We're here for YOU! Learn more about the heritage behind our name and the commitment we're making to students with The Sentinel Promise.

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Mental Health Awareness Month: How to help a friend in need

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  May 4, 2015

May is nationally regarded as Mental Health Awareness Month. So what does this national month of awareness mean for college students? Glean insight from a panel of experts to learn how to be the support system for a friend who is struggling with mental health.

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Women in STEM: How St. Scholastica is joining the movement

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 20, 2015

St. Scholastica is one college among many that is making an effort to encourage more female students to pursue STEM degrees. Learn more about the gender gap, nationwide initiatives and what CSS is doing to join the movement.

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The restorative power of a social work major: One student's story

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Apr 6, 2015

Jose Luis Martinez Jr. let his personal struggles with mental health drive his passion to help others through the field of social work. Here is his inspiring story.

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5 ways to ace going back to college

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 30, 2015

Did you know that 44 percent of undergraduates in the United States are over the age of 24? You could be one of them. Here is some expert advice to make your transition back to college as seamless as possible.

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Occupational therapy vs. physical therapy: Diagnosing the differences

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 16, 2015

Many consider physical therapy and occupational therapy to be interchangeable. But if you're interested in medicine, anatomy and exercise and you're in the midst of narrowing down a field of post-graduate study, which one should you choose?

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6 St. Scholastica scholarships you never knew existed

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 5, 2015

Whether you’re splitting the bill with your parents or you’re working multiple part-time jobs just to make the cut, we’re here to tell you that it is possible to make it through college without breaking the bank—in fact, we want to help!

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8 fascinating facts about The College of St. Scholastica

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 27, 2015

Choosing the perfect place to earn your degree can be a daunting decision. Every college and university offers students a unique set of strengths. Take some time to learn some of the key characteristics that make up St. Scholastica.

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Social work superheroes: 8 types of social workers who make a difference

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 23, 2015

Pursuing a degree in social work could give you the opportunity to hone in on your natural penchant for helping people. One of the wonderful things about this field is that the superheroes of social work wear many different hats.

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Why I became a social worker: The healing powers of hip hop

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Mar 9, 2015

There are several types of social workers. Marc Aronoff found his niche by combining his penchant for the arts with his passion for helping people. Read more about his journey into the field of social work.

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Should I go back to school to complete my bachelor’s degree?

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 27, 2015

After taking time off from college, it's normal to ask the question, "Is it worth it to complete my bachelor's degree?" From the stance of future employers to the monetary difference a bachelor's degree can make, it's time to get you the answers you need.

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Xavier Rhodes: Education, art & St. Scholastica football

The College of St. Scholastica By The College of St. Scholastica | @StScholastica |  Feb 27, 2015

St. Scholastica’s head football coach has been known to echo the motto, “Championship football, championship people.” Xavier Rhodes is one of those people. This is his story about how his time at St. Scholastica has affected his life.

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