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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

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

One of the most common reasons for entering the healthcare field is job security. We’ve compiled 3 interesting NYC healthcare career stats that explain why job security is so great in the healthcare industry.10% of Employed New Yorkers Work in HealthcareThat’s 894,190 people! Really, it’s even more people because this sector is experiencing growth, so the stats are pretty much outdated as soon as they are published. New York is ranked #9 in the country for the overall percentage of healthc... read more.

  • May 30, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

You have to work really hard to be a great healthcare professional, but sometimes it takes a little bit of luck to become famous, too. They all took different paths to get there, but the following individuals are some of the most famous healthcare professionals out there.Dr. Aaron CarrollDr. Carroll is one of the most internet-famous doctors and provides great insights on his blog and in his youtube videos. He is also a professor of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for Research Mentoring at Indiana University... read more.

  • May 25, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

You spent a lot of time preparing for this. You’ve landed a new healthcare job, and you can’t wait to get started - but first day jitters are bound to pop up. If you’re nervous about your first day (week, month, and year), we have 4 tips for you to start your new healthcare job on the right foot!Learn All You CanTake advantage of your training and orientation period. Many people try to show their competence by moving out of the training period as quickly as possible, but that’s a mis... read more.

  • May 17, 2017

By Manhattan Institute, Posted in Students

If you’ve made your way to this blog post, you’re asking yourself an important question. Is it too late to change careers? This is a crippling question, usually inspired by fear. Read on to learn the most common reasons people think it is too late to change careers - and why, in fact, it isn’t.I’m too old to learn something new and change careers.“You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” but thankfully, you’re not a dog. It doesn’t matter how old you are;... read more.

  • May 11, 2017