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A college student’s guide to staying out of debt

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 20 August 2015. Posted in Why Ashworth

A College Student’s Guide to Staying Out of Debt

Student loans and credit card debt may start out as a manageable undertaking but if left unpaid can quickly avalanche into a crushing burden, impacting every area of your life. These types of personal debts can quickly ruin your credit score and impact other aspects of your life like personal relationships or mental health. The good news is that with careful planning, creative thinking and proactive budgeting, earning a degree—without the debt—is an achievable goal.

When should I start thinking about how to pay for college?

Written by Ashworth College on Thursday, 06 August 2015. Posted in Why Ashworth

When Should I Start Thinking About How to Pay for College?

Thinking about going back to school? Then now is also the perfect time to start thinking about the costs and how to pay for them. When thinking about seeking a degree, students often rely on financial aid, which has to be paid back…with interest. However, at Ashworth College, we ensure that our programs are affordable and students are able to enroll faster than at other schools.

Working at a private clinic as a Pharmacy Technician

Written by Ashworth College on Wednesday, 15 April 2015. Posted in Career, Healthcare

Working at a Private Clinic as a Pharmacy Technician

The caring and professional work done by pharmacy technicians across the country is in high demand. Can you think of a time in your life when you or a loved one needed a certain medical prescription to healthfully and comfortably live everyday life? Pharmacy technicians can work in an assortment of environments, anywhere from hospitals to drug stores to private clinics. These technicians fill, label, and dispense prescriptions to patients in need of medication. Other responsibilities include managing inventories and client interfacing with diverse customers. For that reason, pharmacy technicians should enjoy helping to care for patients and heal a plethora of clients every single day. They should also be able to effectively communicate with co-technicians, stand on their feet for long periods of time, and be versed in medical terms and uses in case patients have questions. A pharmacy technician certification would help to educate future pharmacy technicians and prove to employers that they can handle the rigors of this important and healing job.

Race team techs: A crew of surgeons for the fastest cars on earth

Written by Ashworth College on Monday, 09 March 2015. Posted in Career

Earn your Diesel Mechanic diploma online

Race Team Techs: A Crew of Surgeons For The Fastest Cars On Earth

Mechanics are to race cars what general practitioners are to medical patients, so race team technicians are on-call emergency room doctors for the fastest cars in the world. If you are the fan who shows up to the race track every weekend decked out in team colors from head to toe, then this line of work might appeal to you. However, it takes more than love to be successful in a career. To become a successful diesel mechanic, you need precision, knowledge, and the ability to work well under serious pressure.

Substance Abuse Counselors make an impact, positively

Written by Ashworth College on Wednesday, 18 February 2015. Posted in Career

Earn your Substance Abuse Counselor diploma online

Substance Abuse Counselors Make An Impact, Positively

The field of counseling has become as customized as the issues faced by the patients who come to them. While it’s common for counselors to specialize in issues they may have dealt with personally, it’s not a requirement. To become an excellent substance abuse counselor, you need a desire to help change someone’s life, you need empathy, and you need education.

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