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4 Reasons to Refer a Friend to MedCerts

At MedCerts, we pride ourselves on being a top-of-the-line school. We care deeply about the futures of our students. That is why we strive make sure that everyone who enters our programs leave with the skills and credentials necessary to launch their career in Healthcare or IT. Here are some more reasons why you can be proud to recommend MedCerts' online career training programs. 

MedCerts’ Online Pharmacy Technician Program Achieves ASHP Accreditation


5 Dreaded Job Interview Questions (And How to Answer Them)

Have you ever been nervous about an upcoming job interview with the "company of your dreams"? Or have you ever gone into an interview thinking "Man, I hope they don't ask about...."? No? Oh, me either. Seriously, though, we all have encountered job interview questions that we are unsure of the best way to answer. In the video below, I'm going to discuss five questions that I personally have had trouble with in the past as well as some great examples of ways that I should have answered them, had I known then what I know now.

3 Online Job Research Tools That Will Keep You Ahead Of The Curve

In a previous post, I defined Career Consciousness as the state of being awake and aware of one’s career and the surrounding influences that have an impact on it. I never apply to a job or accept an offer from a company without first doing my research. In today's world, who can afford not to? So to that point, I will dive deeper into some great career research tools that I have used many times and have come to really appreciate. 


5 Reasons Why Career-Conscious Creatures Stay Winning

Career Consciousness is the state of being awake and aware of one’s career and the surrounding influences that have an impact on it. Think of some of your favorite successful business people with great careers (they don’t have to be rich or famous) but they all have a few one thing in common: They are all career-conscious creatures. We've compiled the top 5 reasons why career-conscious creatures stay winning.

MedCerts Ranks #1 on 2017 Military Spouse Friendly Schools® List

“The mission of Military Friendly is to create maximum professional opportunity for our nation’s military service members, veterans and military spouses.” - Chris Hale, Chairman and Co-founder of Victory Media

Who Do You Think Deserves to be The Next Military Spouse of the Year?


MedCerts Joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership

MedCerts is proud to announce its participation in the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership.  The Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) is an employment and career partnership connecting military spouses with more than 335 partner employers who have committed to recruit, hire, promote and retain military spouses in portable careers.

Military Spouses Take On The D-Word

So there’s this word that we’ve noticed being used by people on our social media posts for the past few months. Ever since we started advertising the MyCAA scholarship on our social media, there have been some really “passionate” responses - some good and others not so good. We try to delete the negative comments but not too soon after here comes another one and then another one. Many of the comments used the same word – the D-word.

How To Achieve Successful & Meaningful Studying When You Have Children

When you have a family, how do you find a time or place to study? For a single parent or military spouse whose spouse has been deployed, the work-life balance is a lot more complicated and in many cases non-existent. What do you do when the children are running around and your spouse isn’t there to help?  Is it possible to study when you have kids who are extremely active, in need of mental stimulation and often looking for attention? And when they don’t get it “stuff” happens. It can be difficult to get some time alone to dedicate to reading or coursework. The truth is you may never get that alone time, unless you wait until they are sleep. So instead of yelling and trying to control your children, a better idea is to involve them.

6 Things To Know About Being A Medical Office Assistant

What is a Medical Front Office Assistant?

A Medical Front Office Assistant is usually the first person patients or clients come into contact with at the doctor's office. These professionals make up the front lines of a doctor’s office or hospital setting. They help coordinate the patient visits and facilitate the smooth running of the office.

5 Things You Need To Know Before Becoming A Pharmacy Technician

If you are considering a career as a Pharmacy Technician  or are wondering what it is like to be one, this article provides answers to a few of the most commonly asked questions about this fast-growing field.

9 Things You Don’t Have To Deal With In Online Courses

Going back to school is one of the most challenging decisions that one may ever make. With a lot of careful consideration and planning, it can also be one of the most rewarding. Whether you are seeking to improve your skills as a way to move up in your current company, or simply taking your career in a new direction, online education is certainly an option worth considering. With the number of online programs rapidly growing in recent years, employers have increasingly began to accept and view online credentials favorably. In fact, many feel that it shows a great degree of discipline to be able to juggle work, family and school. Aside from that, an online program offers you an escape from many of the hassles associated with taking a course in a traditional classroom setting. Here are nine things you don’t have to worry about in an online course:

6 Tips for Settling In After a PCS

Permanent Change of Station or PCS is an adjustment for the whole family. Your little battalion may become stressed out by the move and have varying opinions about it. One of the most important things you can remember is to make you and your family’s comfort a top priority in your new home and community. The best way is to think of it as “your normal”. This is your life. It’s alright that it’s different from others.

MedCerts Named a Military Friendly School

“The mission of Military Friendly is to create maximum professional opportunity for our nation’s military service members, veterans and military spouses.” - Chris Hale, Chairman and Co-founder of Victory Media


military friendly logo MedCerts is proud to announce that we have been designated a 2016 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse. The Military Friendly School title isn’t simply awarded to any and every school that admits military students, nor is it a moniker that an institution can self-assign. It is specifically to recognize the top schools in the country who devote the most effort towards welcoming military students and provide them with the resources to be successful from the classroom to the workforce.

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