Why Dental Assisting?

Have you ever considered dental assisting for your career path? You may be wondering, why would I want to become a dental assistant? We can tell you a few reasons why! It’s a fast paced work environment so you’ll never get bored. You get to help people gain confidence and find solutions to their pain. There are always new services …

Resume Word Choice | A Message from Career Services

Morrison Education Center students will participate in an employment skills class session in which they will create their own Cover Letter and Resumes in the next few weeks. However, it is never too early or late to revise and improve it. One thing we would also suggest it that it’s also important to either double check your word usage or to only …

Do you have what it takes to be a Dental Assistant?

MEC graduate, Whitney assisting Dr. Sánchez during her internship pictured above. When one goes to a new dentist for the first time, there are many factors that can make the difference between a positive and negative experience.  In fact, the assessment of the office begins long before that person ever sits in the dental chair. A new patient enters the …

5 Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them Like a Pro

Interviews are always tough, especially your first real job interview. I can still remember my sweaty palm syndrome on my very first interview.  But as I went to more interviews, I was able to channel those nerves out of my system by deep breathing and not thinking about the job at all. Of course, this was my method, yours may be …

Soft Skills Every Employer is Looking For | A Message from Career Services

Did you know that the vast majority of employers – 77 percent – believe that soft skills (less tangible skills associated with one’s personality, such as a positive attitude) are just as important as hard skills (skills that are learned to perform a specific job function and can be measured, such as operating a computer program)? AND that sixteen percent …