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MIAMI, Aug. 18, 2017 — The Braman Family Foundation is making a $1 million gift to Miami Dade College (MDC) and Florida International University (FIU) as an incentive for students to enroll full-time during their last year of studies at the institutions to facilitate and accelerate college completion. Leadership from the Braman Family Foundation, MDC and FIU will make the announcement on Wednesday, Aug....

MDC’s President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón Receives Key to the City of Miami Beach

Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine presented the key to the City of Miami Beach to Miami Dade College’s (MDC) President Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón, at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.   “I am humbled and honored to be recognized with this distinction,” said MDC’s President, Dr. Eduardo J. Padrón.  “MDC is committed to prepare students to succeed in an evolving and competitive workforce, and in an educational system...

What to Do If You Get Nervous Before Exams

It is completely normal to be nervous before exams. They’re a big deal and are typically weighted very heavily towards your final grade! We’d be lying if we told you there was no pressure because, well… there is. College life is all about how to handle pressure in a healthy manner that is productive and most importantly, effective. So...

Things to Consider If You Want to Get Your Bachelor’s in Psychology

If you have the desire to help people as a career, then the area of social work might very well be your area of expertise. And as human nature has it, most people do. Not all, but a good number of them. That might be why Psychology tends to be one of the more popular choices to major in.  Discussing...

Reasons to Become a Physical Therapy Assistant in South Florida

As an aspiring college student, you are tasked with the responsibility of deciding which subject to major in. A decision such as this shouldn’t be taken lightly, because it’s not just about learning an academic subject, it’s about applying what you’ve learned to real-life scenarios.  What Physical Therapist Assistants Do  The job of a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) plays a key...