Nicole Krempasky is a writer with a special love for research, ensuring people have the information they need to achieve their goals. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Print Communications from Arcadia University and a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Edinburgh Napier University. In her spare time, Nicole likes to read (especially history), play with her dogs, bake, and indulge in all things British!
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All Blogs by Nicole Krempasky
What’s the Difference Between Associate and Bachelor’s Degrees?
What’s the difference between Associate of Applied Science (AAS) and Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees? Can't decide which degree is right for you? We'll break down the two types of degrees and help you figure out which is the right fit for your future education and career goals.
Nov 28, 2023
8 min read
15 Tips for Online Learning (Your Guide to Taking Online Classes)
Online learning can be great for many students because it offers flexibility. But there can also be challenges that come along with it. In this guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about online learning and if it’s right for you.
Nov 22, 2023
4 min read
The Difference Between a Veterinary Technician and a Veterinary Assistant
Veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants have similar, rewarding jobs however each role has their differences such as responsibilities and salary.
Nov 09, 2023
5 min read
What You Can and Can't Say to Customers as a Pharmacy Technician
If you're a pharmacy technician, you'll need to understand the limitations of your position when communicating with others. Here is an overview of the things you are and are not allowed to say when interacting with customers.
Oct 31, 2023
3 min read
What is an Early Childhood Educator? (Your Career Guide)
Early childhood educators play a vital role in promoting children's social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development during the crucial early years of life. But what exactly does an early childhood educator do, and how can you become one?
Oct 04, 2023
7 min read
How to Write A Quality Essay
When you’re not confident in your writing skills, the thought of submitting essays or research papers in high school can feel overwhelming. Where do you even start? Before you get stressed or convince yourself you can’t get a passing grade in your English classes, here are a few tips on writing a good essay.
Jul 11, 2023
6 min read
10 Jobs You Can Get with an Online Degree
If you’re thinking about going back to school to earn a degree or new qualification, you’ve probably wondered if online school is really worth it, and if you’ll be able to get a job by the end of your program. Keep reading to find out some of the best jobs you can get with an online degree and how Penn Foster can help get you started.
Nov 22, 2022
7 min read
Advice from Penn Foster's Graduate of the Year
You’re enrolled in school and settling in, but you might be struggling to find balance, the best way to study, or you may just simply need help with coursework. Keep reading to learn how Penn Foster’s 2022 Graduate of the Year and veterinary technician graduate, Nicole Gonzalez, made it through her studies.
Oct 13, 2022
5 min read
How to Show Off Your Accomplishments in the Penn Foster Community
Graduation season is in full swing, which means it’s a great time to celebrate all you’ve achieved over the last few months and years. Check out how you can show off all your accomplishments to the entire Penn Foster Community and social media.
Jun 22, 2022
4 min read
10 Exciting Fitness and Nutrition Careers
The past few years have seen us face many changes and experiences. Some were very positive, such as finding new hobbies and taking the time to take better care of ourselves. We spent time exercising, both for our physical and mental health, and preparing more meals for ourselves since there were fewer alternatives. If you’re someone who took on these new challenges and have found continued enjoyment in them, you may want to consider turning fitness and nutrition into your job. Check out some of our favorite careers below.
Jun 13, 2022
9 min read