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what are career pathways
Last month, we suggested enrolling in a career pathway program to help get a head start on your future while you earn your high school diploma - but what exactly are career pathway programs? And how can they help you prepare for college or your career? Find out in this Student Life Blog post!


Before you make the decision to further your education in auto repair, you’ll probably want to know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. Here are a few things you’ll learn from auto repair school that you can apply to your day-to-day work life.

medical coding and billing certification exam

Earning a medical billing and coding certification is required for most jobs in the field, but there are several exam options to consider. Which one best fits you? Learn the pros and cons of each and how to make the best decision for your career in this article.

infographic pharm tech bizarre medicines

While today's pharmacy technicians sort and prepare medicines in drug stores, hospitals, and supermarkets, there was a time when remedies required stranger ingredients! Check out this infographic detailing some of the weirdest medicines and the ailments they were intended to treat.

vet assistant responsibilities

Are you certain that a career in animal care is right for you but not sure which option fits you best? You might want to consider pursuing a career as a veterinary assistant! Learn what veterinary assistants do on a day-to-day basis and more about the profession in this Student Life Blog post.

introverted early childhood education teacher

Early childhood educators must be able to work in a high-energy, attention-demanding environment. For introverted teachers, the early childhood classroom can be daunting! Here are a few tips to help introverts get through the day so they can continue to act as great role models for their students.

must read pharmacy tech blog posts

When preparing for any career, you'll want to do your research. Get started with this resource guide for aspiring pharmacy technicians, with blog posts on where pharmacy technicians can work, important skills for the pharmaceutical industry, and more!

get a head start on college

If you're a high school student who thinks it's too early to start thinking about your career, think again! Jump-start your career while you earn your high school diploma with these tips for research, gaining experience, and more.

make work more exciting

Penn Foster students have access to a wide variety of Career Services to help support their career goals. Learn about one of the most exciting career resources we offer - the Penn Foster Job Board - in this Student Life Blog post!

high school homeschooling curriculum

As a teacher, developing a homeschooling curriculum takes effort, insight, and a great deal of trial and error. Here are a few strategies that will help homeschool teachers create an engaging curriculum to help their students achieve their full potential!


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