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How to Answer Difficult Interview Questions

We’ve all experienced it. No matter how much you’ve prepared, an interview question stumps you, and you start to stutter, freeze or simply give a poor answer. 

“In order to succeed in an interview, we need to inculcate confidence in our knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies,” said Dr. Dharmendra Singh, an NCU professor in the School of Business and Technology Management. “We need to anticipate the likely questions and activities during the interview process.” 

10 Tips to Help Prevent Childhood Overeating

It’s an alarming statistic. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. Poor nutrition and overeating can set our children up for a host of preventable lifestyle diseases. This could be the first generation that does not outlive its parents. Something has got to change. 

Quicken Loans Addresses Increasing Security Risks

By Vickie Fountain, NCU student, DBA-Organizational Leadership

As part of our Ghost Program blog series, Vickie shares what she's learned from her "internship" with Quicken Loans:

Announcing NCU Bright Future Scholarships

The start of the summer season is a time for beginning fresh journeys. Whether you embark on a new adventure or educational endeavor, June is a great month to take that first step.

Northcentral University is pleased to announce our NCU Bright Future Scholarship  for new students. This is your opportunity to earn a FULL TUITION scholarship that covers the tuition cost of the NCU master’s or doctoral degree program of your choice.

The School of Business and Technology Management’s Ghost Program

By Tiffany Thomas, NCU student, DBA-Organizational Leadership

As part of our Ghost Program blog series, Tiffany shares what she's learned from her "internship" with Detroit Labs:

Detroit Labs Apprenticeship Program

By Tiffany Thomas, NCU student, DBA-Organizational Leadership

As part of our Ghost Program blog series, Tiffany shares what she's learned from her "internship" with Detroit Labs:

My Perspective on Life and Education as a Korean-American

By Stephanie Pak

I identify myself as Korean, which is half of my nationality. My siblings and I were raised by a single South Korean mother who is very traditional. I spent nine years growing up in Korea. When I moved to Arizona at age 10, it was a foreign place to me.

NCU Sponsors Lecture on the Post-Divorce Adjustment Process in Families & Children

Northcentral University’s Department of Marriage and Family Sciences is hosting an online guest lecture on Thursday, May 19. The title of the lecture is: The Post-Divorce Adjustment Process in Families & Children: Research & Treatment.

Creating Picture Books that Help Children Process Difficult Life Events

NCU Kick-Starter Grant recipient and aspiring author, Jane Symkoviak, was an elementary school teacher for 18 years before deciding to pursue her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT) degree at Northcentral University.

Symkoviak discovered how to fulfill her desire to write while making a difference in the lives of grade school children. “I had the idea to create a series of picture books,” she said.

Helping Released Inmates “Leave the Past in the Past” and Rebuild their Lives

William Hancock, NCU Kick-Starter Grant recipient and Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration student, has seen first-hand how difficult it is for former inmates to rebuild their lives.

“I have known several people in my life who have had felonious backgrounds,” he explains. “I have seen them struggle in life more than the average citizen in society.”

The NCU Kick-Starter grant recipient will use the $20,000 grant he will receive upon graduation to establish an organization that will help newly released prisoners reintegrate into society.

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