GED Classes - Because High School Is Not For Everyone

Where to Take GED Classes

Whether or not your high school experience included the mean girls, glee club, and impromptu song and dance routines, the truth is, high school’s not for everyone and that’s OK. There are so many education options these days and for many people the traditional high school route just was not for them. But just because you didn’t opt to dedicate …

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From Salesman to Certified Medical Assistant – Meet Jose

My name is Jose Alfonso Jimenez, I’m an alumnus from Southern Careers Institute Pharr campus. I am now a certified medical assistant and I work with Wellmed Medical Management. I love my job, I love what I do as a certified medical assistant, I love working with the patients and using the skills that I picked up at Southern Careers …

Looking for Career Opportunities? Stacked Certifications Opens Doors

Claudia Morales never set out to be a teacher. She was working as a medical assistant for over 12 years, working in the hospital in pediatrics as well as an EKG tech, but she longed to gain some additional knowledge. She enrolled in Southern Careers Institute’s online medical billing & coding program and while doing so, discovered a new passion–educating …

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“Tell Me About Yourself” – Nail the most important Interview Question You’ll Get

Does this scenario make you feel like you’re about to break into a cold sweat? This does not have to be your nightmare. The Southern Careers Institute content team has translated this fear-inducing phrase and broken it down in three easy tips. Follow them and then write down your own response. Read, rehearse, repeat, and you will be that much …

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How to Use Excel Basics: 4 Tips to Boost Your Hirability

We’ve all been there: you’re trying to get a task done quickly–say you’re planning for a party or you are evaluating products in a side-by-side comparison to see what the best option is for price and benefits. Something that you would like to get squared away sooner than later. You open up a spreadsheet to input some data and then …

Flor Richards SCI Student Testimonial

“There are SO many areas I can work in.” – SCI Spotlight on Flor.

“I recently retired from the military…and I knew I wanted to do something different.” Flor Richards is a Medical Billing & Coding Specialist graduate of Southern Careers Institute – San Antonio North campus and a Billing Manager for Eagle Eye Medical. She found Medical Billing & Coding exciting to learn, mainly due to the options that were presented to her. [Transcribed …

Grants and Scholarships - What are they and how can they help?

Grants and scholarships-what are they and how can they help?

If you think you can’t afford school, think again. Whether you’re looking at technical, trade, associates, or good old fashioned-four-year college, the process in applying for school can be overwhelming, especially the financial process. Financial aid is money lent or given to you to help you pay for school. Grants and scholarships are kinds of financial aid that you don’t …

6 Steps to Get Guilt-Free while Balancing School and Family

6 Steps to Get Guilt-Free Balancing School & Family [VIDEO]

Going back to school can be a balancing act–between family, friends, health, and work commitments. Don’t drop the ball–watch the newest episode of SCItv: [Transcribed below] When you’re working towards a better life for you and your family, there are a lot of balls in the air. You may be trying to find a job in your field or working …

3 Quick Tips to Look Better to Employers Now [VIDEO]

A whopping 92% of recruiters look through an applicant’s social feed prior to scheduling an interview (Jobvite). Do you have the top ‘red flags’ hiring managers look for on your Facebook feed? Watch to find out as well as quick tips to look better to employers right now. [Transcribed below] SCItv was created to bring you relevant information from experts …