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For-Profit College Grads Fare Well in Minnesota Study

How well do graduates of for-profit colleges like Everest fare after graduation compared to graduates of public community colleges? At least in Minnesota, there’s little difference, according to a new study from that state’s Office of Higher Education.

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Confused by Community College? Consider Career Training.

Community college students frequently have problems with the number of choices they have to make and the requirements they have to meet, according to new research from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University. These problems often lead students to quit college altogether, the report notes.

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Pharmacy Tech Careers on Upswing in Lakeland Area

Career prospects for aspiring pharmacy technicians and pharmacy assistants in and around Lakeland, Fla., are looking good.

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2-Year Degrees Can Be More Valuable Than a 4-Year, Says Survey

Getting a two-year associate degree — or even a one-year diploma — in a technical or specialty field can be more valuable than a four-year bachelor’s degree in a more generalized subject. This finding comes from a new report by CollegeMeasures.org and the American Institute for Research.

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Medical News Notes – July 26, 2013

Air pollution and heart disease. A trick for improving memory. More health and medicine stories in this week’s Medical News Notes.

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Everest HVAC Instructor Gives Air Conditioning Tips to Texas Homeowners

Heating and air conditioning systems can suck up a big chunk of a family’s budget, especially when temperatures become extreme. With summer now with us, this is a good time to inspect your home’s air conditioning system to make sure it’s working as efficiently as possible. Leon Young, who teaches the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) career training program at Everest College’s Mid-Cities campus (Arlington, Texas), recently offered a series of home cooling tips to readers of Arlington’s Star Local News. These tips include: Clean or replace your furnace’s filter once per month. During hotter days, keep window coverings closed to block out sunlight. Keep air vents clean and […]

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Changing Economy Increases Importance of Internships

Internships are necessary for students to gain the professional skills that lectures cannot teach. Everest offers many externships in a variety of fields.

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Career Schools Help Meet Labor Demand, Says CCi Executive

Local economies are growing. Employers are looking for trained, entry-level employees. But community colleges cannot keep up with student demand. This leaves many workers unprepared and companies unable to fill positions. Fortunately, private career schools are helping fill this “skills gap.” “The issues are two-pronged,” said Steven Lindauer, national director of education and workforce development for Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (CCi), which owns the Everest family of colleges, institutes and universities. “One is making sure individuals have the opportunities in front of them and that they’re able to achieve their goals. It’s also important for employers. Businesses need capable people with the rights skillsets to work for them. From an employer’s […]

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