Month: March 2020

Important Announcement Regarding Loan Forgiveness Scam

There are several companies currently targeting Bryant & Stratton College students and alumni purporting to assist with student loan forgiveness and consolidation.  These companies are unlawfully using Bryant & Stratton College’s name, logo, and photographs to create the impression that Bryant & Stratton College has endorsed or supports their fraudulent […]

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Advice for First Time Online College Students

Starting your online degree program on the right foot is important. Luckily, Bryant & Stratton College Online requires all new students to complete the First Year Experience Program. This program is designed to give you a support system that will help you succeed in your college years and beyond. Here […]

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How Obama’s Community College Plan Can Help Vermont

By Cynthia Belliveau, Ed.D., Dean of UVM Continuing and Distance Education President Obama’s college plan to provide post-secondary education that is universally affordable and accessible to Americans could be the answer to our accessibility and affordability problem, especially here in Vermont. While Vermont has one of the highest high school […]

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6 Tips for Balancing Work and Family

If you’re a business or health care leader who feels as if work is creeping into your home life, then stop and take a deep breath. Achieving a healthy work-life balance might be easier than you think. Here are six tips for balancing your life at work and home: Make […]

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Career Profile: Networking Technology Careers

Can’t think of the last time you did anything at work or home (and everywhere in-between) without some form of technology? That’s why the computer and information technology field is loaded with opportunity. From laptops, to phones, to games to home appliances, to cars, computer technology is everywhere. Since the […]

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5 Networking Tips for Online Students

No matter what your plans are for your future and your particular career, networking is an essential tool for achieving your goals. If you are an online student, you may worry that your lack of face-to-face interaction is impeding your networking opportunities. But fear not, for there are still many […]

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Getting Creative About Gaining Work Experience

It’s really no surprise that employers want candidates with work experience that help demonstrate employability skills. Why wouldn’t they? With so many unemployed and underemployed people, employers have the luxury of being very selective. Work experience is the keyCollege graduates may make themselves more marketable with paid or unpaid experience […]

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Skiing and Riding in Vermont

By Jen Butson, Vermont Dept. of Tourism and Marketing The best skiing and riding in the east is in Vermont. Starting with America’s first alpine ski tow, built on a Woodstock farm in 1934 and the first chairlift in the nation on Mt. Mansfield in 1940, plus the first Nordic ski center at Trapp […]

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Overcoming Even the Most Difficult "Ands" In Life

Rosie Gourdine was building her home healthcare business. The mother of five, who children ranged in age from 23 to five, had just finished medical assisting school and was deciding her next step. Bryant & Stratton College recruiters called. And called. And called. and after six months, rosie decided this […]

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Five Things You Can Do with an Accounting Degree

Once you’ve made the commitment to invest time, energy, and money towards completing an accounting degree, it’s important to feel your efforts will be rewarded. Even in these turbulent economic times, getting a degree in accounting is one of the smartest moves you can make. Completing your degree will open the […]

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5 Leadership Tips to Help New Managers

Congratulations! You’re in your first managerial position. With this likely comes more responsibility, a higher salary and subordinates. It’s an exciting time, but it’s also a good time to reflect on helpful career information, like what makes a good manager and consider what your management style will be. Here are […]

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5 Tips for Leaders During Layoffs

By Rocki-Lee DeWitt Downsizing a company provokes anxiety at all levels – from those who will be let go to those managers who are responsible for carrying out the layoffs. As a business leader overseeing this process, it is important that you work to retain your managers and build their […]

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Instructor Blog: The Importance of Reflection

Some students may wonder why there is such a focus on reflection.  Reflection is not only about helping you remember what you learned, it is learning. The results from a Harvard Business School study confirm that reflection is essential to learning.  A study was done with two groups of people. Both groups […]

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YOU HAVE A BAD REVIEW ON GLASSDOOR. NOW WHAT?

Hiring used to be a one-way street—employers held the key to dream careers, and hopeful job seekers waited for them to open doors. After a great interview, companies could call up former coworkers for references on a prospective employee. But what could the applicant do? Unless they knew someone personally […]

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Should I Stop Using Social Media?

We’ve all heard horror stories about individuals who have gotten fired from their job or weren’t considered for a job because of something they posted on Facebook or Twitter. These cautionary tales have us double and triple checking our privacy settings. Does this mean you should stop using social media […]

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