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The Importance of ‘You’ in University Admissions

The Importance of ‘You’ in University Admissions

Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Undergraduate Publications & Presentations

Undergraduate Publications & Presentations

Alliant Educational Foundation Announces $240,000 in Scholarships

Alliant Educational Foundation Announces $240,000 in Scholarships

TESOL: Helping Students Find Their Voice

TESOL: Helping Students Find Their Voice

April 20

APA Accreditation: Why It Matters

Can you imagine what it would be like to pursue a career in psychology without a built-in quality-control process? It would be pretty challenging and confusing. You could compare the idea to the Wild West—basically, anything goes. In such a difficult situation, graduate students in psychology would have little to go on in choosing training programs. There would be no guarantee that completing your program would […]

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April 18

Top 10 Autism Teaching Resources

As educators of autistic students, there tend to be more challenges that need to be overcome every day. Some examples of these challenges include remaining socially interactive with other students, being hypersensitive to sounds or changes from their routine, and repetitive motions that can get in the way of schooling. The tools that other teachers use may not be the best ones for your students. […]

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April 18

Required Teaching Certificates and Why they’re Important

Most people would agree that having good teachers for our children is important, hence why teaching career requirements were established in the first place. Setting standards for our teachers helps to ensure they have adequate training and skills to effectively tackle the challenges of education. In collaboration with the California Department of Education, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) contributes significantly to aligning […]

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April 15

How to Get Started in Private Practice

By Marie Fang, PsyD Alliant Alumna California School of Professional Psychology Clinical Psychology  Alliant San Diego, Class of 2012 You’ve made it through the years of schooling and training. You have the degree, the license, and all that you need to be an awesome therapist. It’s been your dream to work in your own private practice. But where do you start? This is the story […]

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April 13

5 Happiness Traps to Avoid at Work

You spend at least 40 hours per week at work — far more than you do unwinding at home or pursuing your hobbies. Yet many people don’t think they deserve to be happy in the workplace. Instead, they try to make it through the 9-to-5. What you may not know is that there are 5 happiness traps that affect your wellbeing at work. 1. Overwork […]

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April 12

Do you Hate Your Job? Here’s Why

The economy may be doing well, but two-thirds of U.S. workers are disengaged — and disenchanted — at work. This is troubling for employers and employees alike, as high dissatisfaction can lead to job switching, underperformance, and poor morale in the workplace. Read on for the top five reasons Americans hate their jobs. 1. Little Opportunity for Advancement Is there a path to career advancement […]

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April 10

The Importance of ‘You’ in University Admissions

At Alliant, we believe that education is the great equalizer, but for many of California’s graduating high school classes, their chance at the education they want—at the California university they want—is becoming harder and harder to attain. Since this years’ outgoing Seniors entered high school, five campuses in the UC system alone—Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Santa Barbara—have seen their application numbers fly […]

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April 10

Human Trafficking in Our Own Backyard: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Human trafficking is a very serious problem in our own backyard. There is a lack of public awareness, and it is an uncomfortable topic for many people. When most of us think about an issue like human trafficking, we think of it as a distant problem occurring in other countries. We don’t think of the United States as a hot bed for human trafficking, and […]

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April 10

Undergraduate Publications & Presentations

At Alliant, student publications and presentations at industry conferences are part of our modus operandi, but did you know that our undergraduate students are just as active in these ventures as our distinguished graduate students? Alliant faculty are not only preparing our students to enter their chosen fields poised for success. They are priming their students to become leaders in their fields—they are preparing their […]

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