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How to Become a Medical Administrative Assistant [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Posted on November 16, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Are you looking for a career that has momentum? A career that is challenging and delivers unprecedented purpose? Have you thought about entering the healthcare industry? Or, are you looking to advance your already established healthcare career? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) 2014-2024 employment projections, healthcare is the fastest growing job … Continued


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6 Steps to a More Confident, Professional You

  Posted on November 10, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

A strong desire to succeed in your career is crucial, and when that desire is coupled with robust confidence, your career success and achievements will begin to take flight. However, recent research has revealed that there is a ‘confidence-crisis’ in today’s workplace. According to the Online Recruitment Resource: 32% of employees are afraid of expressing … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Charmaine Higgins

  Posted on November 1, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Accountants are integral to the success and performance of businesses and organizations, as they prepare, examine, and ensure that financial records are accurate and taxes are done properly. Did you know, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that the job outlook for accountants (between 2014-2024) is expected to grow 11%? That’s faster than most … Continued


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How to Transfer Credits From Another Career School

  Posted on October 27, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

In September 2016, ITT Technical Institute closed all of its campuses, leaving nearly 35,000 students nationwide without a degree or a school to attend. When you realize that your school isn’t right for your future, you have a choice: transfer to a better institution or give up on your education. Both options can seem daunting, … Continued


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What Positions Can Medical Administrative Assistants Hold in the Healthcare Field?

  Posted on October 19, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

As the medical field becomes more sophisticated and advanced, medical administrative professionals grow in more demand. What do medical administrative assistants do? Medical administrative assistants (MAA) are essential to the efficiency and success of today’s medical offices. MAA’s can work in a variety of healthcare settings, such as (but not limited to): Hospitals Clinics Chiropractic … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Nikita Cook

  Posted on October 10, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

A thriving career in the healthcare industry is closer than you think. Nikita Cook, a graduate of OBC’s medical administrative assisting associate degree program, shares her powerful and inspiring story of working toward her dream career and professional goals at Ohio Business College. Read about Nikita’s time and experiences at OBC: Why did you decide … Continued


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Employer Spotlight: Mercy Hospital

  Posted on October 4, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Your career success is our top priority at Ohio Business College. We support our students beyond graduation and into the workforce. By working closely with businesses and organizations in Ohio, we’re able to help OBC students pursue hands-on, career-focused externships, and help OBC graduates land in-demand, exciting positions in their career field. To kick-off our … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Malekia Ford

  Posted on September 23, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Have you always dreamed of working in the healthcare industry? Maybe you’ve only just begun to form an interest in healthcare career paths and you’re wondering which route you should take. Malekia Ford, a graduate of OBC’s medical assisting diploma program, realized that becoming a medical assistant was her next step in advancing her medical … Continued


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What’s Your Future in Business? [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Posted on September 12, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Are you currently in a dead-end job? Are you feeling uninspired and longing for a new career path? Did you know, according to Inc.com, that we spend an estimated 80,000 hours of our lives working? This is an enormous amount of time to not be pursuing a fulfilling career path. Have you thought about transforming … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Dawn Ulle

  Posted on September 7, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

The healthcare industry is seeing tremendous growth, and it doesn’t show signs of slowing down any time soon. For Dawn Ulle, a graduate of OBC’s medical administrative assistant program, becoming a medical administrative assistant was her way of entering this in-demand field to make a powerful, lasting impact. Read about Dawn’s time at OBC, and … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Lindsey Becker

  Posted on August 26, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Would you like to jumpstart your career in the legal field? Do you want to become a paralegal in Ohio, or maybe go to law school someday? Ohio Business College’s associate degree in legal assisting will help you achieve your career goals. Lindsey Becker, a graduate of OBC’s legal assisting program, is well on her … Continued


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Choosing a Healthcare Career Path: Medical Assisting (MA) vs. State Tested Nursing Aide (STNA)

  Posted on August 24, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Are you interested in the healthcare field, but unsure which path is right for you? Most aspiring healthcare professionals look to jumpstart their career by entering the field as a medical assistant (MA) or a state tested nursing aide (STNA). While these two professions hold similarities, it’s important to understand the difference between the two. … Continued


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Why Studying Business Administration Will Enhance Your Career

  Posted on August 19, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

You’ve heard it time and time again: The business world is fast-paced and highly competitive. And, because of this, businesses and organizations in every industry depend on professionals who possess a solid foundation in business principals and boast innovative and savvy business skills. Whether you’re looking to jumpstart your career, change your career path, or … Continued


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3 Big Advantages to Earning an Associate Degree

  Posted on August 12, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Are you ready to invest in your future and advance your career? We understand that pursuing advanced education is no easy decision. One of the biggest uncertainties that prospective students contend with is deciding between a two-year associate degree or a four-year bachelor’s degree. There is a strong opinion in the higher education realm that … Continued


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Get the Most Out of Your OBC Tutoring Sessions

  Posted on August 8, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Do you need additional academic assistance with a certain class? Would you benefit from extra time focused on a particular concept or preparing for a test? Or are you looking to improve study habits and find increased confidence with your studies? Working with a tutor can help you find success in these areas. At Ohio … Continued


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5 Qualities Every Medical Assistant Needs

  Posted on August 3, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

What qualities make a successful medical assistant? Labeled as the “backbone of medical facilities across the country” from OnlineMedicalAssistantPrograms.net, medical assistants must exemplify a wide-range of qualities. While an earnest passion for the healthcare industry may attract many to the profession, here are five essential qualities that lay the foundation for an effective, influential medical … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Christina Norman

  Posted on July 29, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Rooting your education in business academics can open doors and opportunities for you and the career you’re establishing. At Ohio Business College, we believe that a solid foundation in business administration will develop a well-rounded professional who’s prepared to tackle important and in-demand fields, such as finance, management, marketing, law, communications, and much more. Christina … Continued


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How Career Training Schools Can Boost Your Employability [Guide]

  Posted on July 25, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

College graduates have one goal in mind upon graduation: Land a rewarding, in-demand job in their field of expertise. Did you know that approximately 952,000 associate degrees and 1.8 million bachelor’s degrees were awarded to graduating college students in the 2015-2016 academic year?1   And these numbers are only expected to grow. There’s no denying … Continued


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10 Test-taking Strategies for OBC Students

  Posted on July 19, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Quizzes, tests, and exams – they may not be your favorite things about school, but they’re certainly unavoidable. At Ohio Business College, we understand that tests can be nerve-racking. To help you boost your test success and feel confident in your test-taking abilities, we’ve outlined ten test-taking strategies you can utilize: Before the test: Attend … Continued


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4 Leadership Skills Employers Want You to Have

  Posted on July 15, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Whether you’re a recent Ohio Business College graduate, a current OBC student, or you’re getting ready to enroll in classes at OBC, you’ve probably heard from several sources that the job market is competitive, making it hard to land a job. There is good news, however. According to a survey conducted by CareerBuilder of 2,175 … Continued


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3 Outdoor Study Techniques

  Posted on July 11, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

Warm weather is here and your thoughts are fixated on spending time outside. The summer months always pose a bit of a challenge to dedicated, determined students like you. You know that you must strike a balance between fun and studying to remain on top of your classes. Have you thought about taking your studies … Continued


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OBC Alumni Spotlight: Ashten Howard

  Posted on July 7, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

What goals do you have for your future? What is standing in your way of achieving your dreams? The path to bettering your life and making your dreams a reality all starts with hard work, dedication, and pursuing higher education. Despite setback and challenges, Ashten Howard, a graduate of OBC’s medical assisting and medical administrative … Continued


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Why a Hands-On Education Matters

  Posted on June 16, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

  How many times have you felt more competent after you completed a task by yourself? How many times have you learned a skill faster when you learned by doing? When you learn through movement and with your hands, you greatly impact your understanding of a concept or skill, according to Surprise Ride. The importance … Continued


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Discover the Benefits of OBC’s Academic Support

  Posted on June 6, 2016

 Published by Morgan O'Rourke

A college education is a launch pad to the rest of your life, and at Ohio Business College, we understand how essential it is for you to receive the right support and guidance. It is our mission to know your goals and help bring them to life. Dedicated faculty and staff will: Encourage your personal … Continued


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