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By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

You wrote a killer healthcare resume and have been preparing for your interview, but what are you going to wear? Don’t leave planning your outfit to the last minute. What you wear may be a superficial representation of who you are, but that doesn’t change the fact that interviewers unconsciously make judgments about you and your capabilities based on the clothes you choose. Read on to learn how to dress for success for a healthcare interview.... read more.

  • April 06, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Interviewing for a new healthcare job can be stressful, especially because you never know what your prospective employer is going to ask. We’ve compiled this list of 3 common healthcare interview questions to help you prep for your next big interview.... read more.

  • March 23, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

You love helping people as a member of the healthcare community, but you’re ready for a change. At The Manhattan Institute, we’ve helped countless students transition to more fulfilling careers. To help make your switch, we’ve compiled a list of 4 things to consider when you change healthcare careers. What Do You Enjoy? Healthcare isn’t always fun, but you’ve been around the scene long enough to know which parts you enjoy and which you’d rather do without. When you chan... read more.

  • February 27, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

One of the most important things to consider when changing careers is the current job market. We’ve found 5 of the most in-demand medical careers that are accessible with just a little bit of training. Read on for our list of the top medical careers in demand. (The following information was all found in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Jobs Rankings.)  ... read more.

  • February 23, 2018

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Healthcare is a demanding career field, and you’ve got to figure out how to increase energy if you want to come home at the end of your shift and not feel completely exhausted. Whether you are just starting out in your healthcare job or are a veteran healthcare professional just figuring out how to be healthier on the job, increasing your stamina should be a priority. By choosing foods that give you energy and doing stamina exercises, you can make it easier to walk quickly, stand all shift long, and l... read more.

  • September 12, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

Maybe you think you’re too busy for friends or don’t enjoy talking to people. Or maybe you just think that making friends with your classmates will make you spend too much time talking and not enough time paying attention. But it turns out that befriending classmates can benefit your education. Don’t believe us? Read on!Befriending Classmates Increases ComfortOne of the most important indicators of your education is how comfortable you feel in class. When you don’t understand somethi... read more.

  • August 17, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

There are two different ways to prepare for any test. Many students try to cram as much information into their short term memory the night or hour before the exam only to find that they don’t remember as much as they’d like - and what they do remember is gone after the test ends. Tired of memorizing information and want to learn something instead? These studying tips for learning information vs. memorizing information will help you ace your next test, but more importantly, they will help you und... read more.

  • July 18, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

New York is home to many spectacular things - the Empire State Building, Central Park, amazing pizza, and best of all, an outstanding number of places to work in the healthcare field. Did you know that the healthcare field is supposed to grow 30% by 2020? Or that healthcare workers make up 12% of the New York workforce? New York’s healthcare field is thriving, and in case you’ve been wondering where you should work, we’ve gathered 5 of the most outstanding hospitals in New York. Check them... read more.

  • June 22, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

It’s National Nursing Assistants Week, and if you are wondering how to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), we have good news; it’s more accessible than you think.CNAs help other healthcare professionals and are a growing part of the healthcare workforce. They also spend a lot of their time working directly with patients to provide one-on-one care. Read on to learn how to become a Certified Nurse Assistant.Find an Accredited ProgramOnce you decide that a career as a CNA is your goal, the ne... read more.

  • June 20, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

So you’re making the jump and moving to the Big Apple - congratulations! But before you get pack up and head to the big city, there are a few things you need to know. The following tips for relocating to NYC will prepare you for the nuances you most likely wouldn’t expect.Do Your Research About ApartmentsNew York City is big, and there are 5 different boroughs, each with tons of neighborhoods. It’s overwhelming, and some landlords or brokers may try to take advantage of your since you aren... read more.

  • June 08, 2017