As teenagers, we are often nothing like the adults we become. For some, the transition is a metamorphosis that occurs gradually. For others, it's a rapid change that can almost take a person by surprise. For Paul Barlett, it was a little bit of both. In his youth, he was shy and quiet. He was the last person you could imagine taking control of a classroom to teach.
Are you having this conversation with yourself when you think about going to college?
"How do I find out about college financial aid? Who qualifies for it? Will it be enough to help me cover my bills? Who can I turn to for the details about scholarships, grants, and loans? How do I even know how much money for college I'll need?
The answer is simple: you need a guide. A free one.
Fully understanding the "why" of getting an associate degree (especially the A.A. in biological sciences) means appreciating the flexibility a two-year associate degree provides. You'll also realize the excellent background the right A.A. degree offers for today's ever-expanding biological sciences careers.
Your calling to become a doctor means it's up to you to decide which type of physician best fits your desire to help people live healthier lives. One of many questions that comes up in this discovery process is about becoming a doctor of chiropractic (D.C.) vs. becoming a doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) – physician designations that seem similar yet are different. Here's what you need to know.
Do these three expectations fit what you're aiming for in a career choice? (1) You want to contribute to a cause bigger than yourself. (2) You want a professional skill that's personally rewarding over a lifetime. (3) You want an occupation that pays a competitive salary and is in-demand by employers. If so, it's time to think about 2-year occupational therapy assistant programs – and becoming an OTA.