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Interview Tips

October 18, 2019 | PIHT

Giving an overall good first impression shows an interviewer that you are taking the interview, and the position, seriously. Some tips for presenting a professional appearance are: 1. Have good hygiene. This includes clean hair, face, and clothing. 2. Wear professional clothing. For men, this would be a suit and tie, and for women a suit or tailored dress with...

Morgan Eicher – Student Highlight

October 11, 2019 | PIHT

Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology is the first post-secondary school Morgan Eicher attended. She had just graduated from high school and taken a couple of months off when she started looking for schools and finally came across PIHT. Morgan had other schools in mind, but felt that they only wanted money from her. She did not feel welcome. When...

The Value of Medical Certifications

September 27, 2019 | PIHT

Today, an increased number of healthcare employers are using certifications to determine whether a candidate has the skills and knowledge needed to perform a specific job. This is driving the demand for more medical professionals to earn valuable certifications. When thinking about your career path and choosing the option that’s best for you, earning professional medical certifications can get you...

Maggie Bingaman – Student Highlight

September 20, 2019 | PIHT

Maggie Bingaman received the honor of being named PIHT’s Student of the Month. She is a very compassionate and thoughtful nursing student who is set to graduate in September of 2019. Maggie has had a long journey before reaching this moment. Before attending PIHT, she attended Thiel College of Greenville, PA for religious studies. She enjoyed her time while she...

42nd Annual Commencement Ceremony

September 13, 2019 | PIHT

2018 – 2019 Graduates July 19, 2019 at 5:00 P.M. Maggie Hardy Magerko Auditorium Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus   On Friday, July 19, 2019, the staff and faculty of Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology said goodbye to our latest group of amazing students. Graduation is always a bittersweet day for our PIHT family. We are proud of...

Jade Bendishaw – Instructor Highlight

August 29, 2019 | PIHT

Jade is a PIHT alumnus turned instructor! Before attending PIHT, Jade worked and helped manage her family’s restaurant business for several years. After its closure, she worked at other various restaurants until she decided to return to school. While at PIHT, Jade earned an Associate Degree in Specialized Business and Medical Assisting and after graduation, passed her certification to become...

How to Enroll for Fall Classes

August 23, 2019 | PIHT

You’re ready to put your healthcare career on the fast track, but how do you begin? What steps can you take today to help you create a better future for yourself and your family? Earning a specialized associate degree has many benefits including increased career opportunities, gaining hands-on skills, and better job security. At Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology,...

Reverse Graduation

August 16, 2019 | PIHT

It’s graduation time here at PIHT for our Medical Assisting students, but today our faculty was surprised with a graduation of our own!  Six of our graduating medical assisting students sent us an email asking to meet them at 10 a.m. in one of our classrooms. When we arrived, we were greeted with the response, “Welcome to YOUR Graduation!” and presented...

Budgeting 101

August 13, 2019 | PIHT

Whether you’re planning for the future or just want to know what you’re currently spending money on, effective budgeting can help you get there. Budgeting is an important part of personal finance for everyone, regardless of how much money you currently have or make. Increased financial security, less debt, and a better credit score are just some of the major...

How to Create Your Personal Brand

July 25, 2019 | PIHT

You want to create a personal brand to get noticed by employers and put your career on the fast track, but how do you do it? Personal branding is the process of creating and maintaining a specific image of yourself. Just like companies create brands to be known for specific things like great service or amazing products, you can create...