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How to Become an Accountant: Requirements and Advice

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Jan 25, 2021 2:00:00 PM

General Education

Wondering how to become a CPA or an accountant? It can be a long process, but once you know the steps to take, you can focus on completing them quickly and expertly so you can start your dream job as quickly as possible. This guide will answer the following questions:

  • What do accountants and CPAs do?
  • How to become a CPA/How to become an accountant
  • How to become a CPA without a degree in accounting
  • How long does it take to become an accountant?
  • What are the accountant education requirements?
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What Happens if a President Is Impeached? Your Questions Answered

Posted by Ashley Robinson | Jan 15, 2021 7:00:00 PM

General Education

Impeachment is serious business—it can lead to a U.S. President’s removal from office. As of December 2020, only three U.S. Presidents have ever been impeached, and none have ever been removed from office through the impeachment process. 

But “impeachment” can be a pretty confusing situation for those of us who aren’t lawyers or politicians. What is impeachment, anyway? What happens if a President is impeached? And how does impeachment work? 

But don’t worry—we’re here to demystify this confusing process. We’re going to answer all your FAQs about impeachment in this article, including: 

  • What Is Impeachment, and What Does Impeachment Mean? 
  • Who Can Be Impeached? 
  • How Does Impeachment Work? 
  • What Does Impeachment Mean for a President? 

There’s a lot to cover, so let’s get started. 

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What Is the 25th Amendment? A Simplified Guide

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Jan 15, 2021 5:00:00 PM

General Education

Constitutional Amendments are a critical part of the US Government, but that doesn't mean they're easy to understand. They're often filled with jargon and are difficult for non-experts to understand right off the bat. Fortunately, we're here to help. 

This guide gives an in-depth but clear and easy-to-understand 25th Amendment summary. Some of the key points we cover are:

  • What is the 25th Amendment in simple terms?
  • What does each section of the 25th Amendment mean?
  • How does the 25th Amendment work?
  • When was the 25th Amendment used?
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What Is the 14th Amendment? A Simplified Guide

Posted by Ashley Robinson | Jan 10, 2021 7:00:00 PM

General Education

Amendments to the U.S. Constitution help clarify everything from American citizens’ rights to limiting how many terms a person can serve as President. 

One of the most litigated amendments to the Constitution is the 14th Amendment. But what is the 14th Amendment, exactly? The 14th Amendment clarifies issues around U.S. citizenship—specifically, who can be a U.S. citizen, additional rights of citizenship, and how citizenship intersects with U.S. law. 

In this article, we’ll help you understand the ins and outs of this important Constitutional Amendment, including: 

  • Answering the question, “What Is the 14th Amendment?” 
  • Explaining the 14th Amendment in simple terms 
  • Giving you a historical overview of the ratification process for the 14th Amendment
  • Breaking down each section of the 14th Amendment, explained in detail 
  • Listing out key terms you need to know

Okay, let’s dive in! 

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The 10 Steps to Becoming a Psychiatrist

Posted by Ashley Robinson | Jan 8, 2021 4:00:00 PM

General Education

Psychiatrists are medical doctors that specialize in mental health. They often work with patients dealing with complex issues, like substance abuse or trauma. If you want to be a doctor that specializes in helping people that are struggling mentally, then becoming a psychiatrist might be right for you! 

But becoming a psychiatrist can be a complicated process! What steps should you take to become a psychiatrist—and when? How long does it take to become a psychiatrist? And how many years of school does it require? 

In this article, we’ll demystify the process of becoming a psychiatrist and explain: 

  • What a psychiatrist does
  • The salary and employment outlook for a psychiatrist
  • Psychiatrist degree requirements and the education needed for becoming a psychiatrist
  • Other important elements of becoming a psychiatrist, such as internship requirements and clinical hours

To wrap things up, we’ll summarize the most important steps to becoming a psychiatrist so you can start thinking about whether this profession is right for you.

 

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Shakespeare's Sonnet 18: Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?

Posted by Ashley Robinson | Jan 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM

General Education

If you’ve taken an English class, then you’ve probably had to read and analyze poetry--including William Shakespeare’s sonnets. 

But we know that Shakespearean sonnets can be tough to understand and analyze! That’s why we’ve put together an expert analysis of the meaning, themes, and poetic devices in Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 18,” also known as “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day.” 

By the end of this article, you’ll be ready to analyze Shakespeare’s poetry and have the tools you need to bust out a top notch analysis of “Sonnet 18.” 

So, let’s get started!

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Emily Dickinson's Because I Could Not Stop for Death Analysis

Posted by Ashley Robinson | Jan 3, 2021 2:00:00 PM

General Education

Emily Dickinson is one of the most important American poets of the nineteenth century. Dickinson takes a unique and artistic approach to her poetry, which can sometimes make its meaning and themes difficult to pin down. 

In this article, we’re going to give you a crash course in the poetry of Emily Dickinson by focusing on one of her most famous poems, “Because I could not stop for Death.” We’ll give you:

  • An overview of the life and career of Emily Dickinson
  • A thorough “Because I could not stop for Death” summary
  • A discussion of the “Because I could not stop for Death” meaning
  • An explanation of the top three themes and top two poetic devices in the poem

Let’s begin!

 

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The 6 Steps to Becoming a Software Engineer

Posted by Ashley Robinson | Jan 1, 2021 7:00:00 PM

General Education

Becoming a software engineer takes resilience, dedication, and tons of practice. That’s because software engineers go on to do really important work, like developing the software systems that run everything from smartphones to governments. 

There are quite a few steps in the process of becoming a software engineer. We’ll walk you through the process and also: 

  • Answer the questions “What is a software engineer?” and “How long does it take to become a software engineer?”
  • Explain how much a software engineer makes
  • Discuss the employment outlook for software engineers
  • Go over the five key steps to becoming a software engineer, including potential educational paths
  • Look at three universities with top programs for software engineering

Ready? Let’s go! 

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Enneagram Type 2: The Caring Helper

Posted by Ashley Robinson | Dec 31, 2020 3:00:00 PM

General Education

Are you the type of person who always shows up early to parties so you can help people set up...and then stays late to clean up after everyone goes home? Or are you famous among your friends for doing things like helping old ladies carry groceries to their cars?

If this sounds like you, then you might be an Enneagram Type 2! Type 2s are known as The Helpers, and they’re willing to step up and support others in need. 

But there’s actually a lot to learn about being an Enneagram 2. We’ll teach you everything you need to know about this type, including: 

  • How to tell if you’re an Enneagram 2 (there’s a quiz involved!) 
  • The top five things you should know about Enneagram Type 2s 
  • How Type 2s behave in relationships 
  • The best Enneagram Type 2 careers 
  • The Enneagram Type 2 wings 

Let’s dive in! 

 

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How to Become a Certified Personal Trainer: 4 Key Steps

Posted by Ashley Robinson | Dec 30, 2020 3:00:00 PM

General Education

If you’ve ever been to a gym, you’ve probably seen a personal trainer at work. (You may have even worked with one yourself!) If you enjoy helping others reach their fitness goals and don’t mind a flexible schedule, then you might enjoy being a physical trainer! 

If you’re interested in learning how to become a personal trainer, we’re here to help. This article will give you a clear sense of how to become a personal trainer by answering the following questions

  • What does a personal trainer do?
  • How long does it take to become a personal trainer?
  • How much do personal trainers make?
  • What’s the employment outlook for personal trainers?
  • What are the steps to becoming a personal trainer, and do you need any special certifications?

Are you ready to learn more about becoming a personal trainer? Then let’s get started!

 

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What Is Executive Dysfunction?

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Dec 29, 2020 2:00:00 PM

General Education

Have you come across the terms "executive function" and "executive dysfunction" and are wondering if they describe the struggles you or a person close to you are facing? Executive dysfunction is a common issue (in fact, everyone struggles with it at some time or another), but it can be particularly severe in some people. However, the term itself is vague, and it can be difficult for people looking for more information to understand what executive dysfunction really means and how it can be treated. This guide will explain everything you need to know about executive dysfunction, including:

  • Executive dysfunction and executive function definitions
  • Symptoms of executive dysfunction
  • Causes of executive dysfunction
  • Treatment for executive dysfunction 
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The 8 Steps to Becoming a Physical Therapist

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Dec 29, 2020 2:00:00 PM

General Education

Wondering how to become a physical therapist? It takes years of school and training to become a physical therapist, but at the end of it, you can end up with a stable and deeply fulfilling career. You need to know the steps to take to get there though, which is where we come in. This guide will answer the following questions:

  • What does a physical therapist do?
  • Is it hard to become a physical therapist?
  • How long does it take to become a physical therapist?
  • What degree do you need to be a physical therapist?

We'll explain each of the eight steps to becoming a physical therapist, starting from high school and ending with working as a licensed PT. 

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Enneagram Type 8: The Assertive Protector

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Dec 27, 2020 4:00:00 PM

General Education

Are you learning about Enneagrams and want more information about Enneagram 8? Type 8s are often misunderstood, but this guide will tell you everything you need to know about them. Read on to learn all about what Enneagram Type 8s are known for, what they care about (and fear most), how to tell if you're a Type 8, and how this Enneagram type interacts with friends, lovers, and coworkers.

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The 7 Steps to Becoming a Firefighter

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Dec 27, 2020 2:00:00 PM

General Education

Wondering how to become a firefighter? It takes more than just filling out an application and showing you can keep your cool under pressure. There are multiple steps to becoming a firefighter, and, because the process can be highly competitive, it's important to have a plan ahead of time so that you meet all the deadlines and create the strongest application possible. This in-depth guide will answer all your questions about how to become a firefighter, including how long it takes to become a firefighter, all the firefighter requirements you must meet, and the seven steps for becoming a firefighter.

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Enneagram Type 7: The Enthusiast

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Dec 23, 2020 3:00:00 PM

General Education

Looking into Enneagrams and want to know more about Enneagram Type 7? We're here to help! Read on to learn all about what Type 7s are known for, what they care about (and fear most), how to tell if you're a Type 7, and how this type interacts with friends, lovers, and coworkers.

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