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Honoring Them, and Why They Serve

Honoring Them, and Why They Serve

How Organizational Psychologists Benefit Company Culture

How Organizational Psychologists Benefit Company Culture

I’m an Entrepreneur—Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

I’m an Entrepreneur—Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

Helping Couples Stay Together: The Task of a Premarital Counselor

Helping Couples Stay Together: The Task of a Premarital Counselor

A Day in the Life – 10 Responsibilities of a School Psychologist

A Day in the Life – 10 Responsibilities of a School Psychologist

January 11

Making a Career Change in the Field of Psychology

Psychology is a vast field. Within the general discipline you’ll find a variety of areas of study, from clinical psychology to organizational psychology to educational psychology. With so many different individual areas of practice, it’s no surprise that the field of psychology offers a wide variety of career choices, too. Clinical psychologists, for example, can work anywhere from hospitals and clinics, where they might work […]

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December 15

The Difference Between Clinical and Counseling Psychology

If you’re considering an advanced degree in psychology, you have many choices ahead of you, from what type of degree to earn to which school to make your home. One of the most basic – yet most important – decisions you will make about an advanced degree in psychology is what type of psychology you want to study. While there is some overlap between different […]

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December 06

The Surprising Number of Teaching and Non-Teaching Careers Available with an Education Degree

When you think about career paths with an education degree, one job in particular probably comes to mind: teacher. Few degree programs have such a limited stereotypical career path as the field of education. While many graduates of an education degree program do go on to become teachers, this isn’t the only career opportunity you can pursue with an education degree. From school administration to […]

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November 17

Psychology Job Trends: Big Opportunities in Small Towns

Employment rates for psychologists have a positive outlook. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of psychologist jobs is expected to grow 19% by 2024 – much faster than average for all occupations. The trick is, that job growth doesn’t necessarily translate to an even distribution of positions around the country. Many psychology grads look for jobs in urban areas – which makes […]

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November 14

Mental Health Matters

Unarmed, underage, black, elderly— put any of those words in a sentence with “shot by the police” and there is likely to be some manner of outrage. What surprises me most about the Black Lives Matter movement is that it wasn’t emulated. Not rebutted or contradicted, not the “all lives matter” or “blue lives matter” response; but an acknowledgment that, like black males, there are […]

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November 09

Areas of Law for J.D. Students

While the vision of a power suit-clad lawyer arguing a brilliant case in front of judge and jury may be a familiar one if you’re a fan of primetime television, this is far from an accurate depiction of real employment for most people in the legal field. Lawyers comprise a breadth and depth of specialties — each with their own unique area of legal expertise. […]

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November 02

School Psychologist vs School Counselor: What’s the Difference?

The fields of school counseling and school psychology share many similarities. As school-based mental health professionals, both counselors and psychologists work in schools to improve the lives of the students they serve. Both groups provide counseling to students, may implement programs in their school and participate in crisis intervention. Despite their similarities, school counseling and school psychology are distinctly different, with different degree paths, training, […]

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October 28

Alliant Wins PRSA Bronze Bernays Award

Every year, the Public Relations Society of America recognizes the nation’s top performers in the art of public affairs and communications with various awards. On Thursday, October 20th, in the light of the San Diego skyline, Alliant was among the honorees at the Edward L. Bernays Award Ceremony. Over 200 public relations professionals attended the ceremony, and Alliant was the only University to win an […]

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October 26

Study Tips to Prepare for the CTEL Exam

The California Teacher of English Learners® (CTEL®) exam was developed as a method to test the competency of teachers in the skills and knowledge required to teach English learners. The CTEL exam consists of three subtests: Language and Language Development (CTEL 1): covers your knowledge of the structure of the English language and the importance of English in academics. This subtest consists of 50 multiple-choice […]

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