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What Happens if You Fail an Exam?

Written by Autumn Granza on Friday, 17 January 2020. Posted in Online College

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You’ve taken notes, made flashcards, and aced practice tests. You feel confident and ready to take the exam. You begin and expect to ace it, but even after all of your preparation, at the end you find out you failed. What happens next? Before stressing out about whether or not you’ll fail your course...or if you’re even cut out for your program, here’s what you should do.

Resume Resolution: Get Noticed More in 2020

Written by Autumn Granza on Friday, 10 January 2020. Posted in Life Hacks

A notebook and coffee.

New year, new you, same resume? Not this time. Taking your resume from dull to dazzling can be the key to landing your dream job. An organized, well-designed resume that highlights relevant work experience and is full of action verbs can help you stand out from dozens of other potential job candidates. Here’s how to make your resume shine this new year.

What’s the Difference Between an Undergraduate Certificate & an Associate Degree?

Written by Autumn Granza on Monday, 23 December 2019. Posted in Why Ashworth

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You’re ready to further your education, but you’re not sure which path is right for you. There’s a lot to consider when choosing to start an undergraduate certificate or an associate degree. Ashworth College has both degree and certificate programs that may help you enter the field you want. Here’s what to know about the two.

Can You Go to School for Carpentry?

Written by Autumn Granza on Wednesday, 18 December 2019. Posted in Career

Carpenter at work.

Aspiring carpenters may choose to receive a formal education before entering the field. While a high school diploma is required to be a carpenter, education beyond that is preferred. Beyond an education, an apprenticeship is recommended. Ashworth’s online Carpentry Career Diploma can help you take the first steps you need to start your career.

What Jobs Can You Get With a Child Development Associate Certificate?

Written by Autumn Granza on Monday, 09 December 2019. Posted in Career

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Earning your Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate may help prepare you for work as daycare or preschool teacher, teacher assistant, nanny, or child care worker. Pursuing your CDA may also help you stand out as a childcare professional. If you have an interest in becoming an educator, then Ashworth’s CDA Career Certificate might be right for you.

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