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It Takes A Village: Community Care for Autism

It Takes A Village: Community Care for Autism

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

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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April 05

Alliant Educational Foundation Announces $240,000 in Scholarships

This blog post is from the Alliant Educational Foundation ALLIANT EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE $240,000 IN STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AID THIS SPRING In line with our mission to support student success, the Alliant Educational Foundation is pleased to announce $240,000 in student scholarship aid this spring.  These funds derive from approximately 50 donor-restricted funds held by the foundation for the exclusive benefit of Alliant students. In most […]

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April 03

The Value of Human Connection in the Workplace

The majority of people spend at least 30 hours per week with their colleagues — a fraction of the daytime hours they spend with loved ones. While digital communication channels—, such as Slack and email—, have increased efficiency, they have also made the workplace more impersonal. So the question becomes “Increase efficiency, but at what cost?” The Dangers of Digital Communication in the Workplace Most […]

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March 28

TESOL: Helping Students Find Their Voice

With our current political climate, with the ripples of insecurity and uncertainty being felt throughout our immigrant communities, and in honor of Cesar Chavez day—let us recognize the role that education plays in our societal push for equality. English as a Foreign Language (EFL) or English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers have a critical role to play in the future of our immigrant children. […]

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March 28

5 Lessons Learned As a Clinical Psychologist

A clinical psychologist practices the assessment and treatment of a variety of mental illnesses, psychiatric problems, and abnormal behaviors. The term clinical psychologist was first coined by Lightner Witmer in a paper published in 1907. Mr. Witmer defined the discipline as “the study of individuals, by observation or experimentation, with the intention of promoting change.” It is a certainty that much has changed in the […]

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