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Meet Amanda Wilson – Asher College Graduate

in health information technology, Medical Administration, Medical Field, Uncategorized
April 07, 2016

Amanda Wilson began working in office administration when she was 15 years old. After years of experience, Amanda lost her job and found herself seeking a total career change. She began to reevaluate her life and look for a new direction. That new direction led her to Asher College. Amanda took the time to talk…

Meet Georgia O’Neal – Asher College Graduate

in Business Administration, career services, Goal Setting, Uncategorized
March 04, 2016

Georgia O'Neal described herself as a negative individual. She said she never smiled, she never laughed and she cried about everything. Now her dad calls her the “positive light in the family.” And at work she is known as “the ray of sunshine.” Georgia credits this change to Asher College. “I'm a very cheerful happy…

Meet Renee Collins – Asher College Graduate

in Billing and Coding, career services, Goal Setting, Medical Administration, Medical Field
February 16, 2016

Renee Collins is an Asher College success story. Renee worked in customer service for more than 20 years. She worked in various fields including medical, telecommunications and the financial sector.  But she wanted to do something different and that led her to Asher College. Renee began attending Asher College in January 2014 and graduated November…

Meet Niki Saunders – Asher College Graduate

in Billing and Coding, career services, Medical Field
February 06, 2016

“If I can do this, anyone can do this.” Those are the words of Asher College success story Niki Saunders. Niki began attending Asher in 2014 and graduated with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Billing and Coding in September 2015. Niki had previously worked in administrative and office positions for various organizations,…

College Campus Director to Life Coach – Meet Asher’s Josh Paulsen

in Uncategorized
January 13, 2016

Josh Paulsen is no stranger to helping people succeed. He has spent the better part of his career working to help people achieve their goals. Since graduating from Texas A & M University, he has worked for 15 years in the education field as a campus director and as Vice President of Operations overseeing multiple…

Overcoming Mental Obstacles to Success

in Uncategorized
January 05, 2016

While there will always be tangible obstacles and constraints, such as time, money and commitments, many of the barriers we face on a daily basis are mental and emotional. Author Elizabeth Gilbert wrote “Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions.” Negative attitudes and thoughts can play…

Ramp Up Your Professional On-line Presence

in career services, Corporate Training, Goal Setting, Thought Patterns, Uncategorized
November 21, 2015

Social media can be an invaluable tool when searching for a new job.  According to Jobvite’s 2015 Recruiter National Survey, 94% of recruiters use, or plan to use, social media for their searches and an Aberdeen study found that 73% of 18-34 year olds found their last job through a social network.  However, if not…

Asher’s Own Lisa Wrightsman Named This Year’s 40 under 40

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November 03, 2015

Asher College Student Services Specialist Lisa Wrightsman has been named one of Sacramento Business Journal’s 40 under 40. For the last six years, this event has celebrated the achievements of the area’s young professionals. Lisa’s work with Asher College as well as her dedication to Street Soccer USA has earned her a place amongst this…

Effective Study Habits for College Students

in career services, Goal Setting, Thought Patterns
October 21, 2015

Studying rarely tops the list of activities students enjoy. In truth, it is one of the aspects of college life people dread. Nevertheless, studying is necessary and effective study habits are one of the most important tools of college success. Below are some important tips to help college students ensure their studying time is productive…

Challenges Facing Adult Learners

in career services, Corporate Training, Goal Setting
October 01, 2015

Walk around any college campus and you will notice a much different environment than several decades ago. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, about one-third of all college students are adult learners, or age 25 and older. At Asher College, these students make up about 80 percent of the student population. These “non-traditional”…