5 Critical Skills to Master Before You Graduate

Skill-building starts now In college, we learn what are called hard skills, things like giving an inoculation, shifting gears in a big rig, or properly wiring an electrical board. A hard skill is the actual technical knowledge needed to do a specific job. It’s impossible to overstate the importance of hard skills. If we lack…

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Benefits of an Experiential, Hands-On Education

Learning By Doing It has been shown over and over again: Most students – regardless of age – learn best by doing. Education experts call it “experiential learning,” and  The Princeton Review reports that “experiential learning in college could launch your career.”1   Lectures, reading, and studying are all necessary, but we’ve known for years that students…

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Medical Assistant School

Medical Assistant School

Certified Medical Assistants In High Demand America’s healthcare providers will hire tens of thousands of new Medical Assistants in coming years to meet a growing demand for healthcare driven largely by the needs of the aging Baby Boom generation, according to government analysts. Medical Assistant job opportunities will grow “much faster than the average” between…

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Road to a New Career

Plenty of Trucking Jobs Available There will be literally millions of truck driving jobs before this decade is over, according to government forecasts. That means a lot of opportunities for a lot of people. You could be one of them. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that by 2028 there will be nearly 2…

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Alumni Spotlight

Interested in a Medical Assistant career? Hear from MA graduates on the Ohio Business College difference when working in the field! Our Medical Assisting program provides students with the skills necessary to perform both front- and back-office functions in a medical setting. Erica Collins Erica Collins, a graduate of OBC’s medical assisting diploma program and…

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4 Leadership Traits For Medical Assisting Careers

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  Medical personnel are highly respected and do so much to keep the public healthy and safe. Without medical professionals, we wouldn’t have access to routine or emergency healthcare which we rely on often. If you’re considering a career in medical assisting, Ohio Business College has you covered with an excellent medical assistant program at…

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Career College vs. Community College

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Whether you’re continuing your existing education or going back to school, it’s important to determine which academic setting fits your needs: a 4-year college, community college or a career training college. College shouldn’t be a one-size-fits-all approach: everyone prefers different styles of learning, educational settings, classroom sizes, career paths, etc. While attending a 4-year college…

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How to Become an Electrician

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So you’re interested in becoming an electrician? Excellent choice! With the world becoming more and more digital with each passing day, there is more technology to be powered and older wiring to be brought up to code to keep up with the times. Therefore, the demand for electricians is high. Electricians are always in high…

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6 Reasons to Go Back to School in 2020

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Congratulations! The fact that you’re reading this means that you’re considering the possibility of going back to school and that deserves a pat on the back. If you’re tired of working countless hours at a job that you don’t find fulfilling or you feel as though you’re in the wrong field and have been contemplating…

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HVAC Training – Why You Should Get an HVAC Degree

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What’s one trade you can count on to be timeless for years to come? HVAC/R (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration)! HVAC diplomas open up a world of career possibilities and allow for many job opportunities. The potential for a lifelong career with an HVAC degree is endless, and there are so many reasons why…

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