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Physician Assistant Billie Cartwright
Physician assistants provide medical care in every medical speciality. Find out more about the field through this interview with Billie Cartwright, MHS, PA-C (certified physician assistant holding a master of health sciences degree).
A Physician assistant, also referred to as a PA, is a medical professional who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician. Some Physician Assistants work alongside physicians while others perform their duties independently.
Physical Therapy Programs
In addition to a bachelorís degree, students who intend to become physical therapists must complete a graduate degree in physical therapy. The majority of physical therapy programs in the U.S. lead to doctoral degrees, requiring an average of three years of study. There are also masterís degrees.
Penn State Grad Student Cheryl Sharpe
After 25 years as a secretary for the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), Cheryl Sharpe decided to pursue her dream and become a teacher. Currently, she is working on her Master of Education in Special Education degree.
Paying for College Book Review
Review of "The Everything Paying for College Book"(2005) by Nathan Brown and Sheryle A. Proper.
Partying Do's and Don'ts
As a college student, you will likely be invited to many parties. While parties can be fun, they can also be very dangerous. The danger can be mitigated by following partying doís and doníts.
Paralegal Student Maria Brown
Interview with Maria T. Brown, a paralegal student. After researching the career field and paralegal programs, Ms. Brown enrolled in a blended-learning associate degree program at Clayton State University.
Note Taking Using the STAR Method
The STAR note taking method is a simple and effective method to help students get the most out of lectures and prepare for tests. Taking effective notes during class is an important skill for college students to master because many college classes are presented in a lecture format.
No Major Drama : Major Selection Tool
Interview with Paul Hansen, PhD, about No Major Drama (NMD), an Internet-based tool designed to help prospective college students select a college major (field of study). Dr. Hansen is the head of research for and a co-founder of Graduate Factory, Ltd., the company that developed NMD.
Career networking (also referred to as networking) is the process of connecting with others to gain information about your career field and to discover employment opportunities. If you are looking for a job, networking is important because many positions are not advertised.
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