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Career Step Application Deadline August 31 for over $450,000 of Scholarship Funding
Entry Date August 20, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will close the application period for two of its available scholarships on August 31. The first scholarship is for 2014 Utah high school graduates and offers an enrollment in the Career Step training program of the student’s choice for [...]

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Infographic: Where’s Your Study Buddy?

Friends make our lives better, and that’s just as true when it comes to school! Our newest infographic explores the benefits of having a study buddy and provides plenty of tips on how you can be a great study buddy too. And going back to school with a friend can [...]

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Career Step Announces Four New Scholarships to Support Individuals Pursuing Higher Education
Entry Date July 29, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education, is pleased to announce that it will be offering four new scholarships. These programs are designed to support mothers who are returning to school, military service members and their spouses, and graduating high school seniors as they pursue higher education through a [...]

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Career Step’s EHR Curriculum Earns Approval from the National Healthcareer Association

Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has earned approval on its electronic health records (EHR) curriculum included in its Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR course from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA). “The NHA is a leading industry organization that focuses on improving the quality of [...]

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Infographic: Study Tips for the Online Student
Entry Date July 2, 2014
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It’s safe to say that Career Step knows a little bit about what it takes to be a successful online student. After all, we’ve been offering online training since 1999 and more than 85,000 students have chosen Career Step courses over the years. So, whether you’re already gearing up for [...]

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Career Step Releases New Infographic Video on the Opportunities Available for Pharmacy Technicians

Career Step, an online school providing career-focused education, has released a new infographic video that offers an overview of the pharmacy technician career, the growth the career is seeing nationwide, and how to start a career in this field. The video also provides a few details on choosing a quality [...]

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Career Step Scholarship Deadline for Graduating Seniors Extended to August 31
Entry Date June 12, 2014
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Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education, has extended the deadline for its scholarship for graduating high school seniors, announced in April, until August 31, 2014. The school is offering over $450,000 in scholarships to Utah high school seniors graduating this year through a tuition-free enrollment available to one [...]

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Ways to Stay Organized While Studying, Job Hunting, and in the Office: Part 2

Staying organized can have big benefits when you’re studying, job hunting, and working in a new job. This is the second installment in our 3-part organization series, and in this post we’re talking about how to organize for an effective job search. Here’s a quick outline of the entire series [...]

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Entry Category Coding and Billing
Entry Date August 20, 2014
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In the July 2014 issue of the AAPC publication Healthcare Business Monthly there is an article about helping students find employment after graduation. This article, Professional Students Make Better Employees, describes the skills and qualities students need to develop in order to find employment as a medical coder, which will [...]

Is Medical Transcription a Good Choice for Military Spouses?

Entry Category Medical TranscriptionEntry Category Career Step
Entry Date August 18, 2014
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It’s often very difficult for military spouses to have long-term careers because of their frequent moves. With an in-the-office, on-site career, frequent moves mean frequent job changes. This is why medical transcription is such a great option for military spouses! Medical transcription provides an alternative for military spouses that’s long-term [...]

Fill the Hiring Need: Up to $500 off Medical Coding and Billing Tuition

Entry Category Referral Blog
Entry Date August 15, 2014
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Employers need medical coders! There’s already a shortage of 30% nationwide of well-trained professionals, and more than 50% of employers report having open coding positions. Here are the facts… There are not enough medical coders to fill positions. A 53% nationwide shortage of coders is expected with the ICD-10 changes. [...]

Ways to Stay Organized While Studying, Job Hunting, and in the Office: Part 1

Organizing your life can be a bit like trying to herd cats. Your efforts, no matter how well-meaning, can seem futile.  In this 3-part series, we will break down a few tips for staying organized while studying, job hunting, and in the office. Here’s a quick snapshot of our series: [...]