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How to Write an Effective Post-Interview Letter

After completing the application process and interview, many medical assistant candidates just sit around waiting to hear the verdict on whether or not they are being hired for a job. However, before playing the waiting game, there one last step that is vital to ...Read More

Medical Assistant Job Interview

Topics on this page: The background check as part of an interview 3 Important ways to prepare for an Interview Behavior, communication and what to do during the Interview References Taming job interview nervousness What to wear to an MA Interview MA job interview ...Read More

How to Write an Effective Medical Assistant Resume

Topics on this page: Online or hard-copy resume? Step 1: Get to know your target employer Step 2: Identify your assets Step 3: Transferable and job-related skills Step 4: Presenting your accomplishments Step 5: Identify keywords and buzzwords Types of resume Step 6: Choose ...Read More

How to Write a Medical Assistant Cover Letter

Topics on this page: 4 tips for writing a cover letter What to include in a cover letter Heading and format First paragraph Second paragraph Closing paragraph Cover letter examples 4 tips for writing a cover letter A cover letter is like a written ...Read More

Choose the Right Medical Assistant School

Now comes the challenging task of selecting the training program best suited to your goals and to your budget. To a great degree, where you attend a medical assisting program will depend upon where you live - or where you want to live. ...Read More

How to Become a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

A registered medical assistant (RMA) is a credential given by the AMT, or American Medical Technologists. In contrast to other three certifications, RMA credential is the most flexible because it certifies both recent MA program graduates as well as MAs who've been working professionally ...Read More

10 Tips to Avoid Diploma Mills

Diploma mills are not real education or training programs. They only pretend to be, in order to entice the desperate, the frustrated and the eager to get ahead. And who isn't eager to get ahead when he or she is financially struggling? Diploma mills ...Read More