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SAT/ACT Prep Series
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SAT/ACT Prep Series

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with Ed2Go Instructor

Calendar Current session started Mar 29, 2023

SAT/ACT Prep – Part 1

Both the ACT and the SAT contain verbal and math question types. SAT/ACT Preparation Part I will give you all the information you need to do well on the verbal questions of the ACT and the new SAT. The ACT verbal sections are called the Reading Test, the English Test, and the Science Test. The Reading Test and the English Test assess your knowledge of English usage, grammar, and reading comprehension. This course will provide you with a grammar and usage review specifically geared to the rules that you'll be tested on in the ACT. You'll also learn how to maximize your time on reading comprehension passages and the passages in the science test.

Beginning March 2016, the SAT verbal questions changed. The lessons in this course will prepare you for those changes. You'll learn how to answer the questions types in the most time-efficient manner.

SAT/ACT Prep – Part 2

Both the ACT and the SAT contain verbal and math question types. SAT/ACT Preparation Part 2 will give you all the information you need to do well on the math questions of the ACT and the new SAT. The ACT math tests your knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and basic statistics. This course provides you with a complete math review of all these subjects. We'll also show you how to use your time wisely so that you finish as many math questions as possible in the 60 minutes the ACT gives you for the math test.

Beginning with the March 2016 exam, the SAT math questions have changed a bit. The lessons in this course are designed to prepare you for those changes.

Series bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Series bundles.

Instructor led course only. Dates available are April 12, May 17, Jun 14 and July 12.

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Animal Lover Suite
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Animal Lover Suite

$299

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Calendar Current session started Mar 30, 2023

Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

Jump into the world of nature photography! In this course, you'll master taking beautiful outdoor photos of everything from landscapes to specific nature items such as water, flowers, trees, animals, and more. Along the way, you'll learn all about digital camera equipment, telephoto photography, and even macro photography. With plenty of examples and opportunities to share your work, you'll be shooting breathtaking photos in no time!

Start a Pet Sitting Business

If you're an animal lover, find out how to translate your passion into a profitable career! In this course, you'll master the essentials of starting a pet sitting business. You'll begin with dog and cat care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and identification of common diseases. You'll also find out how to handle home visits and impress potential clients. In addition, you'll delve into finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee-setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. By the end of this course, you'll have all the knowledge you need to be a successful pet sitter.

Become a Veterinary Assistant

Do you like animals? Would you like to prepare for a career as a veterinary assistant? This course, taught by a practicing veterinarian and college instructor, will give you the information you need to counsel veterinary clients on pet nutrition, vaccinations, worms, fleas, first aid, euthanasia, and alternative medicine. You will also get a taste of how a veterinary hospital ticks as a small business by focusing on billing, workplace safety, and marketing through client education programs.

Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Suite bundles.

This is an instructor led course.  Available class dates are April 12, May 17, Jun 14 and July 12.

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aPHR™ Exam Prep Course (2022)
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aPHR™ Exam Prep Course (2022)

$349

with MindEdge Instructor

Calendar Current session started Apr 3, 2023

The aPHR™ Exam Prep course covers the material found in the updated version of the aPHR™ exam, available in 2022. The course's content is broken up into sections, which correspond to the exam topics. The course begins with a Diagnostic Test that reflects the questions appearing on the exam, and provides learners with detailed feedback about their performance.

Each section of the content concludes with a set of practice questions, accompanied by detailed explanations of the correct answers. Practice tests can be taken numerous times, with different questions being pulled from test banks. At the end of the course is a full-length practice test, which contains 125 questions; the distribution of topics represents the weighting of aPHR™ exam topics.

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Managing Cash Flow
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Managing Cash Flow

$79

with MindEdge Instructor

Calendar Current session started Apr 4, 2023

This completely online and self-paced one-module course utilizes Inc. Magazine's prize-winning editorial content to introduce basic concepts related to managing cash flow, including the difference between cash flow and profit, how to interpret the cash flow statement, how to calculate free cash flow, effective cash flow management, cash flow forecasting and projections, and ways to boost cash flow. The focus is on providing practical, hands-on advice to entrepreneurs and small-business people, including video segments and commentary from industry-leading practitioners and subject matter experts. The course also offers how-to lists and advice, interactive games, and review questions to ensure mastery of the material.

Included with your course is a one (1) year complimentary subscription to Inc. Magazine ($19.99 value). Your subscription will start with the current issue. Inc. Magazine publishes 6 issues a year.

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MindEdge Studio: Introduction to Drawing
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MindEdge Studio: Introduction to Drawing

$39

with MindEdge Instructor

Calendar Current session started Apr 4, 2023

Drawing is a foundational skill that can aid in the development of other creative pursuits. Painters, architects, woodworkers, gardeners, and designers all benefit from honing their drawing skills. But drawing is also an art form in its own right, and learning how to draw can help unlock one's creative potential. Many benefits associated with drawing include increased focus and relaxation, improved creativity and problem solving, and greater hand-eye coordination. In this course, you'll learn the basics of drawing, including how to practice and implement the basic elements of drawing and how to develop a regular habit of drawing and sketching.

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Introduction to Grant Writing
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Introduction to Grant Writing

$150

with MindEdge Instructor

Calendar Current session started Apr 15, 2023

Writing grants is often a critical part of gaining funding for any nonprofit organization's mission. Strategic grant writing aligns the needs of a nonprofit with funding sources, whether foundations, government agencies, corporations, or individuals. This introductory-level course offers a guide to the basics of grant writing. The course explores the relationship between grant writing and an organization's strategy for fundraising. It also outlines the six stages of grant writing and highlights grant writing best practices.

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How to Make Money From Your Writing
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How to Make Money From Your Writing

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Calendar Current session started May 8, 2023

You really can make money with your writing. Whether you want to create your own business, add to your income, supplement your retirement, or boost what you're earning as a writer, you'll find the how-to's here. You'll learn secrets, methods, and tips to help you generate income with your writing. This class includes all the practical information that so rarely gets taught in writing classes.

In most courses and social groups it's taboo to discuss money, but not here. This course embraces it! Making money is the focus of the lessons. You'll explore a dozen genres that can help you establish a sometime, part-time, or full-time career as a writer. Along the way, you'll learn methods to work faster, suffer less rejection, and bring home more bacon. Fulfilling (and lucrative) writing work is waiting for you!

Instructor-Led dates are as follows May 17, Jun 14, July 12 and Aug 16.

Self-Paced classes start anytime.

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Introduction to Internet Writing Markets
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Introduction to Internet Writing Markets

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Calendar Current session started May 8, 2023

Ever wondered if it would be better to start a WordPress blog or a Twitter microblog? Whether it's legal to publish fanfiction or not? How you can make some extra money if you also take photos or make videos? This course will answer all your questions about publishing on the Internet.

The Internet provides unlimited opportunities if you're a writer, whether you just have a few hours a week to blog or want a full-time publishing career or just plan to promote your books or business on the web. There is no single way to become successful writing for the web, so this course shows you the hundreds of different choices you have, and helps you set your own goals. In fact, by the end of the course, you'll have your very own publishing plan, from the steps to take in developing your writer's platform or brand, to the markets that will help you accomplish your goals.

Instructor-Led dates are as follows May 17, Jun 14, July 12 and Aug 16.

Self-Paced classes start anytime.

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