• Financial Aid Tips and Grant Guidance That Other Schools Won’t Tell You About

    College students applying for financial aid are often overwhelmed at the financial aid process - finding it, applying for it, receiving it, and ultimately paying it back. If there were only one type of financial aid, applying might be easy. Yet each student’s reality is as different as his or her personal situation. There are many types of financial aid, and the variety of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs... Read More
  • Barbados Native Completes FNU’s Respiratory Therapy Review Program

    Ms. Kimberley Cumberbatch, a native from Barbados, recently completed a Respiratory Therapy review program at Florida National University (FNU). In this article, she shares her experiences as an international student and attending Florida National University. [caption id="attachment_11851" align="alignleft" width="300"] FNU Kimberley Cumberbatch with her mom enjoying a Conquistador game[/caption] I am an international student from Barbados in the Caribbean enrolled at Florida National University in a first time ever Respiratory... Read More
  • Make Higher Education an Essential Goal Rather than a Desired New Year’s Resolution

    Each year, we make promises to ourselves that we can’t always keep. We make them in the first place because we recognize their value or have been advised by the people we trust to reach certain goals. Although it’s ultimately our decision to follow through with the promises we make to ourselves and to others, attaining higher education is not something that should fall to the wayside. If you’re considering... Read More
  • Florida National University Students Attend Holocaust Memorial

    [caption id="attachment_11718" align="alignright" width="224"] Prof. Elosegui with Holocaust Survivor Mr. Henry Flescher[/caption] On February 18th, 2014, Professor Daylen Elosegui took her "Introduction to Ethics" class on a field trip to the Holocaust Memorial at Miami Beach. There the students met Mr. Henry Flescher, a Holocaust survivor. During the activity, students heard Henry's narrative about his days at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. They were able to ask him questions and gather enough... Read More
  • The Definition of an FNU Mother

    Although Florida National University’s premier athletic team, the Conquistadors, is relatively new within college sports, the dedication of the players and their family has been unbelievable. To demonstrate the gratitude each player and their respective families have for one another, we caught up with Heather Beard, mother of Bruce Evan Moorman, who is the Conquistador’s Shooting Guard. Mrs. Beard’s interest in her son’s athletic career was apparent after she provided... Read More
  • Careers for a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

    The criminal justice system in the United States holds many esteemed occupations as the main objective behind these jobs are to keep society safe. Specific characteristics come into play for pursuing and maintaining an occupation within the criminal justice system, such as confidence, assertiveness, critical thinking skills, and respect for the law. If this sounds like you, then earning a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice is the first step to... Read More
  • Physical Therapy Exercises for Fibromyalgia

    What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal condition that affects one’s joints and soft tissues. Although symptoms vary from one patient to the next, the most common symptoms associated with fibromyalgia are widespread pain, often known as “tender points,” and fatigue. Other symptoms include depression, anxiety, abdominal pain, chronic headaches and an inability to concentrate. Unfortunately, there is no cure for fibromyalgia as it is one of the most... Read More
  • Tips for Making a Web Design Portfolio

    The best way for creative professionals to demonstrate their expertise is to share what they’ve done. Rather than sending a prospective employer or client your work by attaching files to an email, enhance your résumé by developing an online portfolio. What is a Portfolio? Before the advent of digital technology, creative professionals used to create their portfolios by scratch! Now design professionals have endless opportunities to make them stand out... Read More
  • How to Apply For College Scholarships

    [caption id="attachment_11652" align="alignleft" width="300"] graduation cap on cash[/caption] The first step towards winning a scholarship is to apply for it. It is often said that one should apply early and apply often. Missing a deadline and applying late will send your application to the bottom of the pile. Everyone you ask will have his or her own pointers for a good scholarship application. You will get a range of advice... Read More
  • Student Loan Repayment Resources

    The following resources have been provided by Federal Student Aid an Office of the U.S. Department of Education. Class of 2013: If you just graduated and you have student loans, you should probably watch this… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJHySMdXjxE Class of 2013: Is your student loan debt high compared to your income? Check out our income-driven repayment plans: http://studentaid.ed.gov/About/announcements/income-driven Class of 2013: Do you know how much you've borrowed in federal student loans?... Read More