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Top Career Risks You Won’t Regret Taking

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Some people thrive on change. They revel in the anticipation of the unknown and believe that transitions come with exciting new prospects and opportunities. Many others dread change, especially when it’s risky and has to do with their career. It’s always a little terrifying to take a leap of faith when it comes to income and job security, but sometimes the switch can really pay off.

Six Work-Life Balance Tips for Adult Learners

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Going to school as an adult has some advantages. Mature students have had additional time to consider what they really want to pursue. They’re often more focused on their studies than they might have been as a teen or young adult and they usually have extra motivation to get through their courses and to do well in them. That said, mature students also tend to have added responsibility over and above their studies, which is why finding work life balance is paramount. Here, we explore strategies for balancing work and school and for keeping your head above water as an adult learner.

Career Opportunities for Those in the Medical Field

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If you're interested in exploring careers in the medical field, there are a number of paths you might be interested in learning about. There is far more to the industry than just doctors and nurses. For example, medical assistants, coders, and insurance claims examiners all need sound knowledge of the health sector in order to ensure the smooth running of a hospital or clinic. From medical office assistants to a medical coding specialist, the following medical jobs are all possibilities with a relevant higher education degree.

Career Opportunities for Those with a Medical Billing & Coding Certificate

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Careers for those with a medical billing and coding certificate can span between busy doctors’ offices, government agencies, and even home-based businesses. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the outlook for the medical industry is extremely positive, with job opportunities in the medical billing and coding field set to rise by 15 percent before 2024. In terms of salary prospects, a medical biller and coder can expect to receive a median yearly wage of $37,110, depending on the chosen career setting. Here are some of the most common areas for medical billers and coders.