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You’re planning to go back to school and you want to be as prepared as possible. But what do you need to be ready to tackle an online education? Here’s your guide to back-to-school essentials that can help you get started on the right foot.
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You know you want to go back to school, but you’re struggling to decide exactly what you want to study. Whether you’ve been turned down for a job you really wanted because of your lack of relevant education or you’re ready to start exploring new career options, going back to school online can help you take the next steps on your own schedule. But where to start? Here are four tips to help you narrow down what program you should take.
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You’re interested in going back to school online. After all, the flexibility of self-paced courses you can do around your own schedule can make it easier to balance your work, family, and studies. But before you dive in and start tackling your lessons, you probably are wondering what kind of computer you need and what software you should get so you’re set up to excel. Here’s what you need to know about the technology requirements for going back to school with Penn Foster.
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If you’re considering enrolling in a Penn Foster program, one of the biggest questions on your mind might be: can I transfer classes I’ve already finished at another school? You might not have to start your education from scratch if you have transcripts. Here’s how transferring to and from Penn Foster works.
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You want to work with animals and make a difference. Working in the veterinary field is your dream, but you may be unsure of when and how to present your education and skills to potential employers at veterinary clinics. We sat down with Dr. James Hurrell, Director Emeritus of the Penn Foster Veterinary Academy to get some expert tricks for impressing vet clinic hiring managers!

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