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Jasmine Martin – Student Highlight

January 2, 2020 | WVJC Staff

Jasmine Martin is an online Clinical Medical Assistant student at WVJC. Before attending WVJC, she attended a local community college and had a great experience. However, it did not offer a medical assisting program, which is what Jasmine really wanted to do. Before Jasmine enrolled at WVJC Online, she worked full time as a stay-at-home mother. While she loved being...

Study Tips

December 20, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Have you ever wondered what the best study habits are? Well, wonder no more! We are going to give you some helpful tips to make your studying sessions less painful. The best advice we can offer is to get a good’s night rest. Having a regular sleep schedule is so important and vital to your success as a student. You...

Carly Reich – Student Highlight

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 WVJC Charleston’s first nursing class is in full swing and the campus is buzzing with the excitement that comes with the new program. With so much excitement surrounding this new Nursing program, we want to feature a nursing student in this week’s student highlight. Please meet Carly Reich!  Carly is a beauty school graduate and health enthusiast! Her hobbies include...

Five Tips and Tricks for a Successful On-Ground Student

December 13, 2019 | WVJC Staff

Being a full-time, residential student can sometimes be difficult. From balancing a strict class schedule during the day with work and life, to finding parking, sometimes it takes a little extra motivation to help an on-ground student get going in the mornings. While somewhat less-flexible than an online environment, on-ground capacity does come with its perks. Ease of access to...

Cheyenne Bolden – Student Highlight

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Cheyenne is a 2017 graduate of Liberty High School. While in high school, Cheyenne participated in numerous sports, worked two jobs to fund her summer travels, was a member of the National Honor Society, and enjoyed attending the Friday night football games. She took college classes during her senior year in high school as well. WVJC was Cheyenne’s choice to...

Nicole Jones – Externship Highlight

November 25, 2019 | WVJC Staff

So you’ve gotten in to college and now you’ve gotten through a few courses and find yourself thinking about entering the work force. With a few more courses and graduation in sight, you find yourself applying for one of the most exciting parts of the Clinical Medical Assistant program, the externship! Please meet WVJC-Charleston  Clinical Medical Assistant student, Nicole Jones....

Warren Preece – Student Highlight

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One of the great things about West Virginia Junior College Online is the humanization that occurs in the online environment.  Now, if you are reading this and have never experienced an online course somewhere along the way; that statement might sound a little odd. How is it possible to humanize a virtual environment?  To explain that, I want to introduce you...

Steps to Apply for Admission to the Practical Nursing Program

November 7, 2019 | WVJC Staff

There is no doubt about it. Nurses are heroes! They help people through their most trying times. If you choose to become a practical nurse, you will be entering an honorable profession with a long history of serving your fellow human beings. Working in the field of healthcare is something you can be proud of throughout your entire career. An...

Katie Eaton – Student Highlight

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As teenagers, many of us had time in the chair at the dentist or orthodontist office. Often, this isn’t such a great experience, but in the long run it makes for a better smile! Meet Katie Eaton, a current dental assisting student at WVJC Charleston. Katie became interested in dental assisting when she had braces as a teenager. Katie also...

Five Tips and Tricks for a Successful Online Student

November 1, 2019 | WVJC Staff

The life of an online student can be especially rewarding and full of personal and professional successes – from acing an exam while working a full-time job to nailing a discussion post while caring for a newborn, and everything in between. There are so many opportunities and the online platform provides the necessary flexibility to manage all those endeavors and...