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  • Career Step Referral Program Basics

    December 24, 2016 • Referral Blog

    Note: This post reviews the basics of the Career Step Referral Program. If you are not a Career Step student but would like to participate, please visit to create an account. The Career Step Referral Program offers you the opportunity to quickly and easily be financially rewarded for telling [...]

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  • Income Taxes for Referrers

    December 20, 2016 • Referral Blog

    For those of you who are curious how referral earnings apply to income taxes: If your referral earnings this year totaled $600 or more, we will send you a W-9 form once you have reached that total. You will then need to complete this form and get it back to [...]

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  • Flexibility & Convenience: Benefits of Online Education

    December 12, 2016 • Referral Blog

    Ready for the next installment in our Benefits of Online Education series? So far we’ve looked at our entire Top 10 List and the benefits of Choice and Savings. Today we’re going to take a look at the next two benefits on our list… drum roll, please… flexibility and convenience! [...]

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  • Program Spotlight: Medical Billing

    December 7, 2016 • Referral Blog

    This month’s program spotlight is all about Medical Billing. There are increasing employment opportunities for medical billers who play a critical role in the growing healthcare industry. Do you have a friend of family member who might be interested in a career as a medical biller? Here are some facts [...]

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  • Give the Gift of Education

    November 25, 2016 • Referral Blog

    During this holiday season you can show your thanks by paying it forward and sharing your story with your friends and family. We’ve heard from so many of our students how grateful they are for their Career Step course and the big difference it has made in their life. (Check [...]

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  • Choice & Savings: Benefits of Online Education

    November 14, 2016 • Referral Blog

    Last month we kicked off our Top 10 Benefits of Online Education series. Our goal is to help you better understand why students choose to go to school online (or at least why they should be considering it). In this post we’re going to take a closer look at our [...]

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  • Who’s Who of Career Step Students: Military Spouses – Part 2

    November 8, 2016 • Referral Blog

    Last month’s “Who’s Who” focused on why Career Step is the perfect choice for military spouses. This month we are focusing on what you can do to increase your referrals within the military community. Social Media Social media is a powerful tool when it comes to getting more referrals, which [...]

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  • Go Purple!

    October 31, 2016 • Referral Blog

    November is Military Family Appreciation Month, and in celebration, Career Step will donate $50 to NMFA for Operation Purple Camp for every student referral that leads to enrollment. Operation Purple Camp offers children of military parents a free week of summer camp where they can interact with other children facing similar circumstances.

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  • Write Like a Grown-up! 5 Tips to Professionalize Your Communication

    I’ve noticed over the past 10 years of interacting with adult colleagues and adult learners on a daily basis that professional communication has declined pretty rapidly. I blame it on those darn cellular telephone devices (cell phones), Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites.  We often want to write a [...]

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  • The Top 10 Benefits of Online Education

    October 19, 2016 • Referral Blog

    One of the most common requests from referrers is for more information on the benefits of online education. Why do students choose to go to school online, and if they’re not thinking about it, why should they? Well, we’ve put together our very own Top 10 list on the benefits [...]

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