What To Do On The Day Of An Exam?

The Day Of An Exam

Exam day is here, you studied all semester and now you are ready to take on that final challenge that can make or break your grade. Obviously, exam season is one of the most stressful times in a student’s life, so to help out we’ve put together some physical and mental strategies to help you get the best out of the big day. Physical Strategies Sleep: While it might be tempting to forego sleep in order to cram in a few extra hours of studying, don’t give in to that temptation. All the studying in the world won’t matter if..


What To Look For In A Healthcare Employer?

A Healthcare Employer

Part of finding the perfect healthcare job is ensuring you have the skills and qualifications that make you stand out from the crowd. Just as important as that is doing your research on potential employers and to make sure they match the values you look for in a healthcare provider. Courses like the one offered by the Medical Administrative Assistant School here at Northwest Career College will give you the skills you need, but you’ll need to do a little research of your own to find you perfect employer. What to Look For The size of the organization - The..


How To Deal With Stress Before Your Exam

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Exams cause stress, there’s no doubt about it. The pressure that you are under to achieve can make the period running up to your examination a very stressful one. Too much stress can have a negative effect on you both physically and psychologically. Insomnia, panic attacks, loss of appetite, anxiety, depression and irritability are all symptoms of high stress levels and can damage your ability to study properly and recall information during your exam. So how do you deal with the stress of exams? Here at Northwest we are always concerned about our students’ welfare, so we’ve put together these..


Study Tips For Adult Learners

Adult Learners

Returning to education as an adult can be both a challenge and an opportunity. Compared to first time students, you have the life skills and experience to help you in your studies. However, most adult learners also have other responsibilities to manage, such as families and jobs. Northwest Career College is committed to supporting its students, whether they are entering education for the first time or returning to it as an adult learner, and the number of students over the age of 25 expected to grow 14% by 2021. As part of our commitment to adult learners, we’ve put together..


How To Stay Energized On Late-Night Study Sessions

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While the best way to get the most from your course is through effective time management, and leaving yourself plenty of time to hand in your assignments and prepare for your exams, at some point every student has at least one late-night study session.   As long as you don't make a habit of it, a little extra cramming at night can give you the extra time you need to study, especially for adult students with family and professional responsibilities. The main problem with staying up late to study is keeping yourself from falling asleep. To help out, we've put..