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Tips for Balancing College and Parenthood as an Athletic Training Student

Becoming an athletic trainer takes a lot of hard work, but your degree can open up doors in your career and qualify you for better jobs. Being a parent makes balancing college, work, and parenting a little more difficult, but plenty of parents still decide to go back to school and make it work. 

Discovery Learning: Why Is It Vital for Athletic Training Education Success?

Discovery learning has been a buzzword for a while now. The discovery learning method gives athletic training students the freedom to ask their own questions, do their own research, solve problems, and come to their own conclusions. Athletic training students can think outside the box when they step away from traditional learning methods. By discovering …

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The ‘High Utility’ Technique for Studying for the BOC Exam: Active Recall

What else should athletic training students do if rereading, underlining, and summarizing aren’t effective methods for studying? I’ve found active recall and spaced repetition to be the most effective methods for making your studies more efficient, effective, and rewarding. Let’s dive in! Active Recall Theory and Evidence Often, we think learning is testing yourself after …

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Keeping Track: Planners and Notepads for Athletic Trainers

Finding ways to keep track of your schedule and learning better ways to help you study or plan out your treatment sessions will make it a little easier when your day is full of chaos. Because as ATs, we all know our day never goes according to plan.

6 Ways to Rock Your First Entry-Level Athletic Training Job After Graduation

This career advice will help you make the most of your first entry-level athletic training job in the ‘real world.’ Congrats! The four years you spent in school (or more for our new post-professional crew) have culminated in your brand-new diploma. Even better, you got your first job offer signed, sealed, and delivered. And it’s …

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