Joseph St. Antoine is a prime example of what perseverance, drive and determination can lead to, even if you grow up in a difficult environment. Here’s the ups-and-downs of Joseph’s journey, in his own words: Continue reading
Are you a single parent seemingly juggling the world, but still hoping to get a degree? You can do it. And Meghan Tarantino, a 2017 graduate of Moraine Park, is proof! Here’s Meghan’s story, in her own words: Continue reading
Before you buy a house, before you apply for a job, before you take a trip … what do these things all have in common? The word “before.” Before is the time that you gather information. Before is making sure you understand what is about to happen. Before is when you analyze data and then use that to make a decision.
In the world of business, decisions can be the difference between success and failure. The before scenario in the workplace is where a business analyst shines. Continue reading
Graduates … are you ready to rock your next interview? The more you prepare for your job interview, the more confident you will appear to the prospective employer. The following steps will help you prepare for the interview. When it comes to interviews, the most common advice is to be honest and be yourself. Continue reading
The Moraine park accounting curriculum includes training in two of the most popular small business accounting programs: Sage 50 (formerly called Peachtree) and QuickBooks. Students are also provided the opportunity to complete the QuickBooks certification exam at a reasonable cost. The exam tests technical abilities in order to demonstrate accounting proficiency, and Nancy chose to complete the certification in order to “stand-out from other applicants.”
Nancy is the first college graduate in her extended family, but her inquisitive mind and the encouragement of a high school teacher provided the requisite spark. Self-motivation and effort propelled Nancy to earn a BS at UW-Madison and a teaching certificate at Silver Lake College. Continue reading
As yet another academic year winds down here at Moraine Park, let’s take some time to check out the experiences of a few of our students, or what skills they find most valuable for their career field, in their own words: Continue reading