Are you smarter than a Singaporean teenager?
Are you smarter than a Singaporean teenager? Try your lack at the viral test question that is nagging the Internet today and figure out when Cheryl's birthday falls: "Albert and Bernard just became friends with Cheryl, and they want to know when her birthday is. Cheryl gives them a list of 10 possible dates. May 15, May 16, May 19, June 17, June 18, July 14, July 16, August 14, August 15, August 17. Cheryl then tells Albert and Bernard separately the month and the day of her birthday...
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How volunteering can enhance your college career
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Bramson ORT College
Our Spring 2015 Registration is in Progress! • Financial Aid For Qualified Students • Day, Evening, & Sunday Classes • Exam Prep & Free Tutoring • Affordable Tuition • Small Class Size • Career Internships • Job Placement Services • Modern Labs • Veterans are Welcome • Accounting, Business, & Paralegal • Medical Assistant, Billing & Coding, Pharmacy Technician • Information Technology, HVAC & CADD • Computer Programming, Electronics Technology • Graphic & Web Design, Game Design and More! Queens and Brooklyn have Open House Every Wednesday! Call us for more information or to register: 877-355-8033 The Bramson ORT Programs Gainful Employment Disclosures are posted on www.Bramsonort.edu
Why choose Kingsborough Community College?
COST: Not only will you save money by completing your first two years at Kingsborough, you’ll find that senior colleges look favorably on people who’ve earned their associate’s degree. You may also be eligible for scholarships only available to community college students. Full-time degree students who meet CUNY’s residency requirements for in-state tuition may be eligible to attend a 6-week module at no charge. CHOICE: Choose from over 60 degree and certificate programs. You can take classes during the day, evening, and/or weekends. AWARD-WINNING LEARNING COMMUNITIES: Joining 25 other freshman in three linked courses for your first semester will help you succeed in college. STUDENT SERVICES: Whether it’s academic advisement, free tutoring, low-cost professional childcare, assistance with accessibility issues, or career training — you’ll find people and services to help you succeed. STUDENT CLUBS & SPORTS: With 80 clubs, you’ll never be at a loss for something to do or people to meet. A member of the NJCAA and the CUNY Conference, KCC’s Athletic Department offers a variety of intercollegiate teams including men's and women’s basketball, track, tennis, baseball, and soccer teams and women’s volleyball. There is also a comprehensive intramural program, an exercise room, and pool, covering many sports for men and women throughout the school year. HONORS PROGRAM: The KCC Honors Program offers enriched academic experiences and co-curricular opportunities for highly motivated and academically-capable students who want to enhance their Kingsborough education. Benefits include small honors-only classes; opportunities to study off campus; and membership in one of the largest chapters of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS: Throughout the campus you can find quiet places to study or gaze at the waterfront that hugs the campus on three sides. (Did we mention there’s also a private beach?) KINGSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE When you’re ready to change your life. When you’re ready to change the world. For more information about enrolling at Kingsborough call 718-COLLEGE or visit www.kingsborough.edu.
Hostos Community College
The Skills - TO DO THE JOB Improve your job opportunities through our certificate programs: Basic Construction Project Management Basic Electrical Residential Wiring Case Management Child Care Provider Training Child Development Associate NEW CompTIA A+ Certification Culinary Arts NEW Customer Service Training Fireguard Test Prep NEW Food Protection Homeland Security NEW Locksmith Microsoft Office Notary Test Prep Personal Trainer Security and Loss Prevention Security Officer Real Estate Teacher Assistant Terror & Anti-Terrorism NEW 17 healthcare certificate programs are also available Receive 5% discount with this ad - Use code SAVE MET01 www.hostos.cuny.edu/Continuing-Ed
Mildred Elley Career College
Ready For a New Career? Mildred Elley’s Fast, Focused Programs Prepare You for A Career in High-Demand Fields. • Advanced Paralegal Studies • Business Management • Massage Therapy • Medical Assisting • (LPN) Practical Nursing (LPN) Practical Nursing Still Time to Enroll for January Classes! Get Started on Your New Career Now. High School Diploma Get Your Accredited High School Diploma Now! YOUR GUIDE TO SUCCESS: 5 Things Every College Student Needs - MILDRED ELLEY HAS THEM ALL 1. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE • Financial Aid & Scholarships Available To Those Who Qualify 2. FLEXIBILITY • Day, Evening & Online Classes • Year-Round Training 3. CONVENIENCE • Easy Access to Public Transportation • Online Classes Available 4. EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE • Small Class Sizes • One-on-One Academic Support • Training For High-Demand Careers 5. HELP FINDING A JOB • Lifetime Job Placement Assistance • Resume Writing Tips • Mock Interview Practice For for information, visit mildred-elley.edu
CUNY in the Heights
Improve Computer Skills Computer Training Program • Photoshop : Graphic Design Sat 2/7-4/18/15 9am-12pm • Photoshop : Graphic Design T,Th 2/17-4/7/15 5pm-7pm • Coding for Web Development Sat 2/7-4/18/15 3pm-6pm • Indesign & Illustrator: Desktop Publishing M,W 2/23-4/29/15 7pm-9pm • Certificate in QuickBooks:Computer Applications in Accounting Sat 2/7-3/28/15 7pm-9pm • Periodismo y Redes Sociales 1 Sat 1/31-4/11/15 10am-1pm • Periodismo y Redes Sociales 2 Sat 1/31-4/11/15 2pm-5pm
SUNY Empire State College
What’s Different About SUNY Empire State College? So what’s different about Empire State College? As a college geared toward adult learners, who often have work, family and civic commitments, our mission is to give you a high-quality SUNY education that is innovative and flexible enough to fit your schedule. Mentoring and Flexibility At the heart of the Empire State College experience is the student’s relationship with their faculty mentor, who acts as advisor and guide, from enrollment...
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Want to make a change in 2015? Join Kingsborough Community College
Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes. Want to make a change in 2015? Start a new career or return to the workforce? Then learn more about the affordable training programs the Center for Economic and Workforce Development offers at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, NY. Believe You Can, And You Will. The Northeast Resiliency Consortium (NRC) trainings will begin in March 2015 and will continue to prepare individuals for employment and career advancement in the high-growth sectors of health care and culinary arts. The Community Healthcare Worker (CHW) training program prepares students to work within their communities as patient advocates, health educators and liaisons between the community and existing health/social services at large. CHW students are introduced to a variety of health related themes that prepare them for this multi-faceted position, including the relationship between health and human behavior, managing high-risk behaviors and disease prevention. National certification in CPR is included. The Culinary Arts training program provides students with hands-on training in food preparation and the skills to earn state and nationally recognized certificates in Food Safety and Food Production. Students will be introduced to the various components of the Food Service Industry, including fundamental cooking terminology, techniques and theories. Participants who successfully complete this program will earn their National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe® Food Handler certification and the NYC Department of Health Food Protection Certificate. Credits earned can be applied to a Culinary Arts associate of applied science degree at Kingsborough Community College. Don’t Dream About Success, Work For It. Eligible students are only responsible for the affordable $100 program fee which provides the occupational training, all instructional materials and textbooks and our enhanced supportive services at no additional cost. These services include: Full suite of employment readiness services Job placement assistance College enrollment assistance Personal supportive services Access to NRC’s textbook lending library Job retention services THIS YEAR IS YOURS. WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH IT? If you are interested in learning more about NRC and the opportunities available, contact us at 718-368-5568 or via email at email@example.com to sign up for an information session on campus. Be sure to visit our website at www.cewdkbcc.com. *To be eligible to apply for NRC, you must be 18 or older, hold a high school diploma or GED and be legally authorized to work in the United States. Other eligibility requirements may apply. This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership. The Northeast Resiliency Consortium program is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Long Island Business Institute
Long Island Business Institute, founded 1968, with campuses located in Flushing Queens and Commack, Long Island, is pleased to announce the establishment of a downtown Manhattan Extension Site, located at 408 Broadway, just south of Canal Street. The college is offering Associates degrees and certificate programs and serving a community of over 1000 students, LIBI offers programs including Homeland Security and Security Management, Court Reporting, Elder Care, Digital Marketing, Hospitality Management, Office Management, Accounting, Business Management and ESL. Students have the opportunity to transfer to four-year colleges in the New York City area and the Northeastern region, as a result of LIBI’s formal agreements with multiple notable colleges and universities. Students will have access to the convenient Tribeca location as well as both the Queens and Long Island Campuses. President Monica Foote of LIBI, who spearheaded the establishment of LIBI’s first Manhattan location, notes “the launch of an LIBI site in Tribeca, a crossroads of the financial and cultural heart of New York City, is the logical next step in the evolution of LIBI, which has focused on providing cutting-edge and in-demand career education”. College chairman Leon Lee states “the competitive programs we have offered at LIBI for over four decades are aimed at an underserved population, the career-minded student, and tailored to the needs of the New York City business and legal community, homeland security, and the growing elderly population. As we are closely aligned with these communities, we know that now is the appropriate time to establish a presence in Manhattan.”LIBI is entering the New York City financial district, filling a much-needed vacancy in quality post-secondary career education. The mission of LIBI has been to provide affordable, high quality post-secondary education, which is especially needed in the current environment. Professors are typically practitioners, with extensive experience in their fields, a factor which LIBI’s administration feels differentiates the value of an LIBI education from a job placement standpoint. The emphasis on the transferability of an LIBI education either directly to the business world or to areas of further post-secondary education is a further differentiator: student choice at the end of his or her LIBI education is a major factor in students choosing to enter LIBI. The convenience of a downtown Manhattan location will be another strong draw and a further benefit to students. LIBI offers generous scholarships and financial aid to students who qualify. In addition, LIBI offers membership to qualified students in the Alpha Beta Kappa National Honors Society. LIBI is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), one of the oldest and largest national accrediting bodies in the United States. Apply now by calling: Manhattan Campus: 212-226-7300 Queens Campus: 718-939-5100
NYACK - New York's Christian College
NYACK is: An accredited college that stresses the importance of learning and faith. A college that has a highly qualified and God-honoring faculty. A college that will serve you to fulfill God’s calling for you. The college offers: Accelerated Degree Completion Program Bachelors Degrees (38 majors) Alliance Theological Seminary Master Degree Programs in: Organizational Leadership (MSOL), Business Administration (MBA), Mental Health Counseling (MA), Childhood Education (MED) and TESOL (MA) Call...
Get your undergraduate degree at Touro
At NYSCAS we provide the support our students need to succeed, from the moment they enroll to the day they graduate. If graduate study is in your future, consider Touro’s graduate and professional schools within Business, Education, Jewish Studies, Health Sciences, Law, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychology, Social Work, and Technology. Apply online now at apply.touro.edu
Lehman College Adult Degree Program
For over 35 years, the Adult Degree Program (ADP) at Lehman College has successfully been helping adults achieve their education and career goals. Currently serving over 1,000 students, with a choice of day, evening, weekend, and online courses, the ADP provides an exceptional array of services for beginning and returning adult students. The bachelor’s degree programs offers over 50 traditional majors as well as interdisciplinary majors which students design themselves with the help of a...
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Do you get overwhelmed when it comes to social media marketing for your business? Are you unsure about the best strategies to use for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube and Pinterest? Are you ready to increase your followers and engage with your audience? Want to find out how to use social media to increase exposure and increase revenue immediately? If you answered YES to any of the above questions, our Social Media courses are for you! Facebook – Here you will learn how...
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Advance your healthcare career with MCPHS Online. Since 1823, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) has been preparing students for successful healthcare careers through excellence in teaching, research, professional service, and community engagement. We have built our reputation by offering cutting-edge academic programs and clinical affiliations with world-class healthcare institutions, many of which are here in Boston’s Longwood Medical and Academic Area. We’re committed to training professionals for the ever-expanding healthcare industry, so we developed MCPHS Online, which is inspired by our rich history—but designed for right now. At MCPHS Online, you’ll be taught by the same faculty, immersed in the same professional environment, and earn the same soughtafter degrees you can get on our physical campus. We just deliver everything to you in a way that fits your busy lifestyle by allowing you to maintain full-time employment. MCPHS Online’s curriculum isn’t comprised of correspondence courses where you’ll just read, write, and email your work. Our courses are a give and take between everyone who is enrolled. We leverage the Blackboard Learn system for a more compelling classroom experience that involves sharing recorded lectures, participating in discussion forums, blogging, meeting in virtual classrooms, and accessing library resources. We offer some unique academic programs too. Our dental hygiene bridge program is the only one in the country that allows a practicing dental hygienist with an associate degree the chance to get a master’s degree. We also have cutting-edge programs in Healthcare Administration, Health Sciences, Regulatory Affairs & Health Policy, Medication & Patient Safety, Public Health, and more.
One of the major challenges in higher education today is reducing the skill gap between degree attainment and employability. The skills gap is widening in today’s economy. However, the focus is no longer on a lack of jobs, but instead on the employer’s challenge to find qualified, skilled workers to fill available positions.
If so, earning a graduate degree in nutrition may be just what you are looking for. The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Simmons College is pleased to announce a new concentration in our master’s degree program: Entrepreneurship. This track is designed for individuals who are interested in nontraditional opportunities in the food and nutrition field. This pathway provides a nutrition and management foundation to develop a business plan for a startup entrepreneurial food/ nutrition venture. You’ll develop an advanced understanding of nutrition, fitness and wellness. Our students evaluate health behaviors on a global level and seek to influence the nutrition of our population. The Simmons campus is surrounded by world-renowned teaching hospitals and research facilities that offer internships and career opportunities. You'll cultivate leadership skills by engaging in small, focused classes and mentoring relationships with nationally-recognized faculty. The curriculum builds on courses in the Department of Nutrition and the Simmons School of Management. Sample courses include: Nutrition Program Planning, Exercise Assessment and Prescription, Financial Aspects of Business and Strategic Management and Marketing. The entrepreneurship concentration culminates in the completion of a customized business plan and prepares students to develop innovative entrepreneurial ventures within an already existing institution or as a new private startup venture. Nutrition entrepreneurship could include new product development, nutrition consulting practice, service development and product strategies for existing established institutions and employee wellness programs. Apply to our MS in Nutrition and Health Promotion and consider the possibilities! Call 617-521-2718
You believe in the power of education to spark the imagination and unlock the potential of every child. Now, more than ever, the world needs teachers like you. With an advanced degree from Lesley’s Graduate School of Education, you’ll gain the skills to engage, mentor, and advise today’s students. As New England’s largest and most respected provider of teacher education, we’re backed by over 100 years of excellence in the field, a powerful alumni network, and partnerships with schools in your community. All of that adds up to one thing: access to the career you want. In our programs, you’ll work in schools alongside educators and activists who are revolutionizing the way students are taught. We specialize in integrating the arts, literacy, and technology across all of our education programs. This means that you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and tools to foster student creativity, meet rigorous academic standards, and support children with diverse learning needs. Our programs are provided in flexible formats, including on-campus, off-campus, and online, so you’ll find one that fits your schedule and matches your goals for licensure and professional development. An M.Ed. from Lesley empowers you to become a teacher who adapts to, and thrives in, a changing landscape. So whatever challenges the future of education holds, you’ll be ready to bring out the best in your students. The world is counting on you. Graduate Education Programs PreK-12 Education Special Education Arts in Education Reading and Literacy Science, Technology, and Mathematics Doctoral Programs For more information or to apply, visit our homepage
Boston Architectural College
With a new year comes the opportunity to create and stick to new resolutions. In 2015, put your education first by applying to the Boston Architectural College (BAC), an independent, professional college in Boston’s Back Bay. Our focus is to provide excellence in design education by combining classroom learning, practice, and accessibility to diverse communities. We offer professional and accredited degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, and design studies. Founded in 1889 as a club for practicing architects in the local Boston area, the BAC has remained closely tied to the professional design community throughout its history. These connections allow the College to uphold its founding principles of integrated design education. Our faculty are both teachers and practicing professionals, and we maintain a commitment to combining academic and experiential, practice-based learning. Through the BAC’s dynamic learning model, students acquire academic knowledge in the classroom while receiving applied learning through practical experiences in the field. This trajectory helps students make connections between theoretical and practical approaches and equips them with necessary tools for solving complex projects and design parameters for today’s global and diverse communities. The BAC offers diverse programs that uphold this integrated model of combining academics and practice. Students can earn undergraduate or graduate degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, or design studies. We also offer professional and continuing education programs and online courses, with certificate programs in in-demand areas ranging from sustainable design to historic preservation. The BAC’s commitment to diversifying the design professions is achieved through a policy of accessible admission. Alternative admissions makes an exceptional design education possible for talented students who would not otherwise be afforded such an opportunity. Beneficiaries include a large population of first-generation college students and members of under-represented groups, fostering a rich and diverse learning environment. Together, these aims make the BAC a leader in the education of design professionals. Contact Admissions to learn more: Call us at 617-585-0123 or visit the-bac.edu/innovate
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