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Spotlight on Asher College Instructor Juanita Cox-Burton

in Blog, Business Administration, career services, Goal Setting
August 10, 2021

“Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.” This quote by Winston Churchill was recited by Asher College Professor Juanita Cox-Burton during a commencement speech to Asher College graduates. While congratulating the accomplishments of the students, this statement also reflects the principles that have steered her in her own…

4 Steps to Take After Finishing Your Degree

in Blog, career services, Goal Setting
May 13, 2021

Completing your A.A.S. degree is a huge accomplishment and something that should be celebrated. This is especially true when you’ve faced obstacles like working while studying, raising children while pursuing higher education and doing all of this in the midst of a global pandemic. Upon graduating with your degree, you have the opportunity to start…

Anna’s Road to Success Began with Asher College

in Blog, Business Administration, Goal Setting
April 13, 2021

Anna Armenta has a great job working in human resources for the California National Guard. She is also currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration. Anna wants to continue to climb the ladder in her career, get more experience in work and in life and be an inspiration to others – especially her children.…

Any success story begins with the decision to succeed

in computer programs, Goal Setting, Information Technology
March 21, 2018

This is Terrell Anderson. He knows that any success story begins with the decision to succeed.  He worked hard and did just that.  Read his story below. Recently I officially celebrated my 1 year anniversary here at Asher College, studying to have a Degree as a Computer Specialist in Network Technology. I still have more…

Tips for Job Interview Success

in career services, Corporate Training, Goal Setting
June 16, 2016

Few things are as nerve-racking as a job interview. Placing yourself in front of another person or persons to be judged and evaluated is stressful at best. But the ultimate reward of a new job or career is worth the pressure. And being adequately prepared can help make the entire process much less painful. ...

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…

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…

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”…