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Busy Healthcare Students: These Are the Foods You Should Eat

Working as a nurse or medical assistant takes a lot of physical and mental energy. Going to school and preparing for one of these careers can require just as much (if not more) stamina and vitality, because you’re learning new material, often working, and juggling a social or family life. In essence, you’ll be very, very busy.   ...

5 Tips for Going Back to School Later in Life

It’s never too late to start a meaningful career. At Ameritech College of Healthcare, we have students of all ages, from new high school graduates to professionals with decades of experience in nursing and other industries. What unites them is a shared passion for healthcare. We think that studying nursing, medical assisting, and dental lab technology ...

Sneaky but Common Writing Mistakes on College Essays

Writing is a skill you can work on for the rest of your life. You can memorize grammar rules, learn certain tricks, and gain a larger vocabulary over time, but you never become a perfect writer … just a better one. At Ameritech, writing is a part of all of our curricula, because it’s such ...

10 Ways to Increase Your Productivity in the Dental Lab

Working as a Dental Lab Technician can feel solitary a lot of the time. Even though you’re often in a lab with other techs, you’re generally focused on your own tasks. This makes the career appealing to people who thrive off independence, but even the most self-reliant of us can lose focus when we’re working alone. The ...

Here’s a Look at Some of the Latest Dental Lab Technology

Aside from receiving better care, human teeth haven’t changed much in the last 100 years. Dental technology, though, in a single century has gone from basic artistic tools to developing machinery and programs that might have come out of NASA. Dental laboratory technology is constantly changing, with innovators always testing new methods and programs—which makes the field ...

What to Expect from Your Medical Assistant Externship

You can learn a lot in the classroom—but you can’t learn everything, especially if you’re studying to be a Medical Assistant. It’s a job that requires a lot of medical knowledge, as well as skills and professional attributes that can only be gained through hands-on experience. At AmeriTech, and in most Medical Assisting programs, that comes in ...

Understanding the 6 Specialties of Dental Lab Technicians

Crowns and bridges are a huge part of dental lab technology, but they’re not the only part. Dentistry, like everything in medicine, is an expansive field, and once you begin your career as a Certified Dental Tech, you have a range of options to continue the practice throughout your life. At AmeriTech, we train you ...

How to Choose a Carrot: Tips for Finding Your Study Reward

We all know the feeling. You sit down, open your textbook and notes, and just stare. You tell yourself, “Study.” And you still just sit there, staring. With class, clinicals, externships, sleep, family, and some semblance of a social life, it can feel impossible to find the time to study. Once you carve out a ...