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[QUIZ]: Which Cosmetology Job is Right for You?

Which Cosmetology Job is Right For You? You got beauty on the brain and on the social feeds. But with all of the stylish career paths to take, which cosmetology job is a flawless fit for you? Will you nail it as a manicure technician? Maybe you’re a shear genius when it comes to trims! Take our 5-minute quiz to …

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Rio Grande Valley Map & Cities Guide!

The Rio Grande Valley gets its name from the Rio Grande River which separates the great state of Texas and neighboring Mexico. It is the southernmost tip of Texas and is one of the fastest growing regions of the United States (Valley Central). It is a hub for healthcare, manufacturing, shipping and farming. Meanwhile, tourists and locals alike flock to …

The Best Cosmetology Schools in Texas

You are drawn to all things sparkly, bright and on-trend and you can’t stop re-pinning awesome hair and nail trends to incorporate into yours and your friends’ looks. After considering a few options, you are finally going to live your dream as a cosmetologist. The thing is, how do you know how you are going to get the best training? …

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An ‘Easy Solution’ to Find Jobs in Brownsville, TX

SCI: ROLE CALL! Introduce yourself, Elias! ES: My name is Elias Sandoval – I’m the proud founder and CEO of Easy Solutions, a local community business. We have been recognized and run numerous awards, thanks to the likes of working with companies like Southern Careers Institute. Last year we were awarded Small Business of the Year [in the Lower Rio …

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What is a CNA Salary Compared to a Caregiver’s Wages?

Promise Nyong had two graduations to look forward to—his high school’s, and his certified nurse aide program (CNA) with Southern Careers Institute’s San Antonio South campus. The five-week long program is designed to give students the hands-on-training they need in basic nursing and health and social service needs as well as CPR. These are essential skills one needs to excel …

How Alumnus, Robert, Climbed the RGV Career Ladder

SCI: So you’ve been out for a few years and able to work your way up the RGV career ladder. Wonderful! Tell me a little bit about what was happening in your life back when you were making a decision to make a change and attend a program? R: Actually I really didn’t have an idea [of what I wanted …

SCI Online Programs and Courses

How to Use Excel Basics: 4 Tips to Boost Your Hirability

We’ve all been there: you’re trying to get a task done quickly–say you’re planning for a party or you are evaluating products in a side-by-side comparison to see what the best option is for price and benefits. Something that you would like to get squared away sooner than later. You open up a spreadsheet to input some data and then …

How much could I make as a Medical Assistant?

Do you have a passion for helping people? Do you also have an interest in understanding health and recognize how small actions make a big impact when it comes to living better, longer lives? If so, a career as a medical assistant could be for you. But what do medical assistants do? Are there different types of Medical Assistants? And …

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SCItv: Spring Break Highlight Reel [VIDEO]

Just because it’s Spring Break, doesn’t mean the SCI action stops. Click to watch the latest episode of SCItv where we shoot hoops and keep you in the loop on all the campus happenings. [Transcribed below] Hey guys!  I’m Alison, Community Manager for SCI here and this week on SCItv we’re giving you the highlights reel from Spring Break and Student …

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Is There Such A Thing As “Free” Medical Billing Training?

Free medical billing training may sound appealing, but it comes at a cost! The idea of free medical billing training is instantly appealing, especially to students on a budget who want to enter a lucrative and interesting career in health care. However, whereas it is relatively easy to find free education, this does not necessarily make free courses a good …