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Five Popular Excuses for NOT Going to USNA–Still

Building a high school grad worthy of being anointed ‘USNA midshipman’ isn’t easy, but nothing worth your effort is. As President John F. Kennedy said, A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not l...
by USNA or Bust on Aug 23, 2016

You Want to Be a USNA Midshipman? Start Today

update You’ve had the summer off to reflect and plan and now it’s time to start the most seminal period in your lifetime to date, the years that will decide what happens After High School. Do you get accepted to the college of your choice...
by USNA or Bust on Aug 16, 2016

August To Do List for USNA Applicants

Depending upon where you are in the process, you may have done some of the items on this list. Skip them. Be happy you’re done. Move on to the next. First Steps: If you’re serious about attending the USNA or any other military academy, buy a...
by USNA or Bust on Jul 31, 2016

GATE 2017 Eligibility Criteria | GATE 2017 Eligibility

GATE 2017 Eligibility Criteria – Students wishing to fill GATE 2017 Application Form should check GATE 2017 Eligibility Criteria given on this webpage. Students should always check eligibility criteria before applying for any examination to ensure...
by GATE 2016 Online on Jul 14, 2016

23 Common Sense Rules to Thrive in the Military

From my friends at StrategyPage, a few common sense rules for military folk: A lot of life’s problems can be explained by the U.S. Military and its applications of common sense … “Sometimes I think war is God’s way of teaching...
by USNA or Bust on Jul 12, 2016

You Know You’re a Plebe Parent if…

From one of the many USNA parent networks. It all starts with a sense of humor You Know You’re a PLEBE PARENT When… you somehow work into every conversation that your child is a Midshipman at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. you find a...
by USNA or Bust on Jul 5, 2016

You Know You’re a Plebe when…

These are from the USNA parent networks. Good reading… You Know You’re a PLEBE When… your favorite word is “YUT!” it is dark when you get up and it is dark when you go to sleep you wake up and discover your bed is on fir...
by USNA or Bust on Jun 27, 2016

What is the #GRE exam? How should I start preparing for GRE?

A standardized test, the Graduate Record Examination(GRE) measures Verbal, Mathematical and Analytical Writing skills. The test intends to aid Graduate Schools (of all fields other than business) assess the potential of the applicants for advanced st...
by GMAT/ GRE/ SAT Test Prep Tips on Jun 24, 2016

How Tightly Should We Control Blood Pressure in the Elderly?

A recent publication in a fine peer reviewed medical journal of the SPRINT study proved that lowering our blood pressure to the old target of 120/80 or less led to fewer heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.  There was no question on what to do...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Jun 9, 2016

Do You Recognize the Early Warning Signs of a USNA Midshipman

What traits are most often present in successful Midshipmen? Here’s the profile of the Class of 2019. Does it sound like you? Filed under: goals, military demographics, qualifications...
by USNA or Bust on Jun 7, 2016

Marcio: Beauty Therapist Qualifications

Here is a very proud Marcio with his new Waxing and Massage qualifcations:Marcio has an ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy, a VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Swedish Massage, a VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Wax Depilation and a VTCT Level 3 Adv...
by DanielMassage on May 12, 2016

How Much of Yourself Can You Give to Others?

I have been practicing general internal medicine for over 35 years in the same community. I have many patients who started with me in 1979 and are now in their late eighties to early nineties.  Predictably and sadly they are failing.  Not a week go...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Apr 14, 2016

Changes Coming to Medicare Soon

CMS (Center for Medicare Services) is determined to eliminate fee for service medicine. Fee for service medicine is the system where patients see a physician or “provider” for a visit or service and the “physician or provider” bills the patie...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Apr 8, 2016

Book Review: Building a Midshipman

Building a Midshipman by Jacqui Murray Available: Amazon You don’t have to be a miracle-worker to the 10% of applicants accepted to a military academy, but you do need a plan. For the thousands of students who apply every year–and slog th...
by USNA or Bust on Mar 23, 2016

La FIA officialise les nouvelles règles des qualifications F1

http://www.985sports.ca/course/nouvelles/Publié par ToileF1.com le vendredi 11 mars 2016 à 05h13. Modifié par Charles Payette à 06h39.toileF1(98,5 Sports) - La Fédération internationale de l'Automobile a confirmé la nouvelle règlementation co...
by Multi sports on Mar 11, 2016

Increased Dementia Risk in Senior Citizens Due to Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Brittany Haenisch, PhD of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Bonn, has reported in JAMA Neurology, a study from health insurance data suggesting that taking Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) such as Aciphex (omeprazole), Protonix (pantop...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Mar 8, 2016

How to Think (Critical Skill #5 for Future USNA Applicants)

If you read the freshman year critical skills post, you know this is the fifth. We’ve covered: How to solve problems How to manage your time How to prioritize How to get along If you’re an honors student taking AP and IB classes, How to think...
by USNA or Bust on Mar 3, 2016

Is Not Getting Renewed the Same as Getting Fired?

Image sourceThe short answer is no. There are many reasons teachers don't get renewed ,such as . . . They want to clean house to avoid paying more into the pension.They can re-hire teachers and pay them less.They decide to have retroactive requiremen...
by TEFL Tips on Feb 29, 2016

Vitamin D in Senior Citizens: How Much is Enough?

Vitamin D levels are the most popular blood test being billed to CMS Medicare and private insurers. The World Health Organization considers 20 ng/ml to be a normal level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D which contrasts with 30ng/ml in the USA. Vitamin D is mad...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Feb 25, 2016

How Often Do Screening Colonoscopies Result in a Complication?

Harlan Krumholz, MD is the director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). His team at Yale is being paid extraordinarily well to determine what works and what doesn’t in Medicare. Their data will theoretically allow Me...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Feb 25, 2016


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