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National Financial Aid Day - October 16

National Financial Aid Day, October 16, 2019 recognizes the contribution of all financial aid staff who help students realize their college dreams. 

FAFSA forms are not easy to comprehend, which is why our school has financial aid staff dedicated to assisting students complete these and other financial forms.  Do you need assistance seeing if you qualify for FAFSA, grants, scholarships, military options or other tuition assistance? Contact our admissions department, who will arrange an appointment for you to personally meet with a member of our financial aid team.

Graduate Highlight - Vincent Reed - HVAC

At Maumee Campus, Mr. Reed pursued his heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration diploma. Although he enjoyed the courses and looked forward to the prospect of a new career, the program came with its own challenges for him. “I worked third shift while raising a two-year-old and getting myself together as well,” Mr. Reed says. However, his favorite instructor gave him the extra push he needed to stay motivated. “Tom is a great teacher and will teach you everything you need to know,” he adds. Through his hard work and perseverance, Mr.


I didn’t understand why I wasn’t accomplishing my major goals. I thought I was doing it right, according to the supposed “goal rules.” I was setting tangible goals, writing them down, going over my list in the morning, etc.

Why wasn’t I able to find time to go to school? I quit after a week. I wanted to start a new career – I really did. Then a friend told me to keep a list for a week of what I was actually doing. Bingo. Here is what I found out:

Career Goals

“You can be anything you want in life.” Sound familiar? Whether it was from a teacher, family member, or even a commercial, you may have heard that you could do something great with your life. The only question is, how do you get there? With bills to pay, family to care for, and a number of other responsibilities, studying for a new career and making that change may sound impossible. We're here to tell you it's not. Below are a few ways to begin:

Graduate Highlight - Matthew McCauley Practical Nursing

Have you ever been afraid to ask a question? Whether it was when you were in a new workplace, school, or social environment, chances are you needed to know something but were nervous about how others would respond. Some colleges have lecture classes so large that it could be intimidating to ask questions. However, our small class sizes, caring instructors, and knowledgeable tutors make it easy. Just ask recent graduate Matthew McCauley. 

Is It Time for You to Find a Career Instead of Working at a Job?

This summer, if you took a breather and decompressed before jumping into the next phase of your life, good for you. We hope you had an opportunity to catch up with friends and family or maybe save money from your summer job.

How was that summer job? Was it the same job you did during the summers throughout high school? If it was, maybe you realize that it was a great job to get spending money, but now you think about having a lifetime of work ahead of you and you want something better. You want a career that you can look forward to with growth potential.