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How to Start Your Career Change

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According to a recent survey by Forbes, less than half of all workers in America are satisfied with their jobs. The main sources of dissatisfaction are better pay: 47%, the position being too stressful: 39%, and a better work-life balance: 37%.   If you are one of the over half of Americans who are not satisfied with you current career, the good news is that changing career, while a big decision, isn’t as difficult as you might think it is. In this article, we’ll be discussing some simple and easy ways to get started in changing your career from one..

How to Stay Safe While Studying During Covid

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For many, the global Covid-19 outbreak has had a significant impact on their studies. However, with many states now putting new measures in place to ensure that students can continue their education, the emphasis has now shifted to how to stay safe while studying during Covid.   In this article, we’ll be discussing some of the ways you can stay healthy while still getting the education you deserve.  Prioritize Online Classes Many education venues are now offering online classes as an alternative to traditional classroom studies. Online classes allow students to get the education they need without the added risk..

How Does the CARES Act Impact Student Finance?

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IN reaction to the recent coronavirus outbreak and the impact that is has had on the economy, the U.S. Congress passed The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.    The CARES Act gave over $2 trillion to aid United States citizens who were affected by the COVID-19 outbreak and the lengthy stay-at-home orders. So how does it affect students and their federal loads? Delayed Repayments As part of the CARES act, those students with federally-held student loans have been offered relief from the repayment of those loans. The initial bill suspended federally-held student loan payments until September 30th,..

5 Tips for Surviving Your First Term at College

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Your first term at college is both an exciting and daunting experience. You’re taking the first step on a path to a new career and making a valuable change in your life and making a change is always a little scary.   To help you get the best out of your first term working towards your new career with us, here are 5 tips for surviving your first term at college. 1) Find a Functional Work-Life Balance  It’s fine to be excited about training for your new career and you should throw yourself into your work, but you need to..

Three Tips to Make the Most of Your College Experience

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While the common axiom is that high school will be the best years of your life, attending college and training to take up the career of your dreams can be just as formative and satisfying.    To help make your time here at Northwest as enjoyable as possible, here are three tips to help you make the most of your college experience. Be Proactive in Your Learning As a general rule of thumb, you get as much out of an education as you put into it. NCC, like many higher education institutions, allows you to be proactive with your learning..