Month: March 2020

Medical Assisting Grant Now Available to New Students

UPDATE: The Medical Assisting Grant offered for the September 2016 semester is no longer being offered. To determine if you’re eligible to receive grant, scholarship or loan funding to help pay for your education, please contact the financial aid department at Bryant & Stratton College. Bryant & Stratton College has […]

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Exploring New Horizons: Studying in Uganda

Liz Hoey will never forget playing with children in the Ugandan village of Kamuli, where she studied for three weeks last summer with the UVM Travel Study program. “The children loved having their photos taken and they would just laugh seeing themselves,” Hoey says. “Because many of the children do not […]

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HOW TO FUTURE-PROOF YOUR ORGANIZATION IN 2018

What does the future of hiring look like at my organization? Who should we be hiring to set ourselves up for long-term success? How are we helping talent get from where they are now to where they want to be? As head of talent acquisition at Cornerstone OnDemand, I’ve been […]

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Where to get the Best UVM Food

Whether you’re new to campus or a seasoned senior, you’re bound to want be on the lookout for some comfort food on campus.  If you need a study break or you’re afraid that you’ll run out of points before the semester ends, these on campus eateries will provide you the […]

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Earning Experience to Land your Dream Job

The infinite cycle of needing a job to gain experience but needing work experience to get that job leaves some job seekers dizzy – and perhaps a little panicked too.  This stipulation can seem an especially cruel obstacle if you’re a new graduate or starting a career in a new […]

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WHY APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEMS NEED A HUMAN TOUCH

Thank you for submitting your application. If your qualifications meet our needs, we’ll contact you. Otherwise, we’ll keep your resume on file for 12 months.” If your company has an online application system, every applicant receives an email like the above. Likewise, when someone applies to a specific job you’re […]

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ESCAPE THE MULTITASKING MADNESS: 6 WAYS TO STAY FOCUSED

Like it or not, multitasking has become de facto for workers. Bouncing between answering emails, checking text messages, reading news headlines and attending meetings, employees are more inundated with data and distractions than ever before. Millennials are especially prone to flitting between screens, browser tabs and actions. At the same time, research […]

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Women’s Soccer Starts 2016 on the Right Foot

The Bryant & Stratton College women’s soccer team took a win and a hard-fought draw from two NCAA DIII opponents this past weekend. Senior Kai Jacobs scored a pair of goals in BSC’s 2-0 win over Cazenovia College while senior goalkeeper Megan Hagadorn made 13 saves the following day against […]

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Why We Love Church Street Marketplace

Church Street in the heart of Burlington is one of the most popular destinations in Vermont. Visitors to the city’s brick and cobblestone pedestrian marketplace will find dozens of locally-owned restaurants, food cart vendors, shops, and cafes, as well as a variety of outdoor entertainment. A perfect place to visit […]

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5 WAYS TO EVALUATE MOOCS ON A RESUME

Guillaume Dumas, a 28-year-old Canadian, made headlines recently when he announced that he had obtained an Ivy League education for free by sneaking in to classes at prestigious universities. His story — coupled with the skyrocketing costs of a college education — raised serious doubts about the value of a diploma. With […]

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Common Workplace Mistakes Made by Newbies

If you are stepping into your first “real” job after college you probably have a mixed bag of feelings about it. It’s exciting to meet new people, have new responsibilities and contribute to your new company’s goals. And it’s also little scary. That’s just how it goes when you’re a […]

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Is Criminal Justice Studies Right For You?

The field of criminal justice can be attractive to anyone interested in how justice is dispensed in the US and around the world. Earning a degree in Criminal Justice Studies from Bryant & Stratton College is the perfect way to pursue a career in the field of criminal justice. The […]

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What Your Career Path Says About Your Ambitions

By Rachel DiGiammarino You love your job and enjoy a fulfilling career. But what if you’re not interested in becoming a manager? Does that mean you lack motivation or a desire to truly succeed? There are important milestones in your professional development that will arise as you strive to accelerate […]

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WHY DON’T WE “JUST DO IT”?

In a 2012 report, the weight loss industry clocked in at $20 billion dollars a year.  This includes books, drugs and weight loss surgeries. At any given time, there are about 108 million dieters in the US, a third of the country.  Yet, the US Department of Health and Human services reports that more than 2 out of 3 adults are at some level of obesity. […]

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The Benefits of Studying Abroad

We asked Amanda Chin, an Environmental Studies major at UVM, about what she learned from her study abroad experience in Oaxaca, Mexico. Exploring the Benefits of Studying Abroad: Why were you drawn to study abroad? The opportunity to travel and learn about a new culture sounded pretty appealing. A semester […]

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Guide to Becoming a Successful Administrative Assistant

Did you know that successful Executive Administrative Assistants work in nearly every industry, from agriculture and manufacturing, to education and Fortune 500 companies. Administrative assistants often make the first impression on prospective clients, and they provide critical administrative support so fellow employees and upper-level management can do their jobs effectively. The […]

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