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Are You Prepared To Leave High School?

April 26, 2019 | OVCT

High school graduation is right around the corner and although we know you are ready to be done with high school, are you prepared to join the world of adulthood? So many decisions need to be made during the junior and senior years of high school, that it can be daunting and stressful. To help you ease through the process,...

Refresh Dental – Externship Highlight

April 18, 2019 | OVCT

A Discussion with Cheyenne Hoops, Dental Assisting Externship Site Coordinator, Refresh Dental The Boardman, Ohio location of Refresh Dental was established in 2013 as a general dentistry office.  The office offers multiple dental procedures including dental hygiene cleanings, restorations, endodontic therapy, scaling and root planning, implants, in-office whitening, take-home whitening custom trays, and prosthodontics. Ms. Hoops indicates that the current...

OVCT – Dental Assisting Program

April 12, 2019 | OVCT

Dental assistants are crucial members of a healthcare team, offering support in many areas in a dental facility. With your Dental Assisting Associate Degree, a dream career in dental assisting can become a reality. The Dental Assisting program at Ohio Valley College of Technology (OVCT) does not just provide career training, it also prepares you for the Nationally Registered Certified...

Stephanie Triner – Student Highlight

April 4, 2019 | OVCT

Stephanie Triner attended a large university right after high school. Unfortunately, at the time, she didn’t know what she wanted to do with her life and this ultimately led to her dropping out of college after a year and a half. Before she decided to try the college journey again at Ohio Valley College of Technology, she was a full-time...

Interview Secret Weapon- Using Time With Purpose

March 26, 2019 | OVCT

By scouring the internet you can easily find countless webpages chock full of interviewing tips and advice. Typically these sources focus on professional attire, positive body language, and how to answer interview questions. However, there is one area in particular that is overlooked but could be a game-changer during the interview. Using each second that you engage a business or...

Good Time Management Can Help Improve Academic Standings

March 14, 2019 | OVCT

Students start college, career training or any type post-secondary education programs with high expectations. Many students envision themselves studying and being successful in their course work, but they fail to put together a realistic plan, routine and work schedule that will enable them to achieve academic greatness. The following suggestions will help you improve your time management which will help...

Career Services, A Valuable Resource For Past, Present & Future Students!

March 5, 2019 | OVCT

By: Courtney Martin – Career Management Director Ohio Valley College of Technology wants to ensure each and every student that walks in these doors, walks out with the education they aspire to achieve. Career services offered through the school helps students prepare for the real world outside of the classroom. Below is useful information regarding our career services and everything...

Amanda Dean – Student Highlight

February 21, 2019 | OVCT

OVCT School of Nursing student Amanda Dean graduated from West Branch High School in 2017 and entered the Associate Degree in Nursing program that September.  Amanda always thought she would attend a traditional four-year university and says she had no idea that programs like the accelerated 24-month program even existed until her senior year.  Amanda thinks it is pretty awesome...

Why We Have Continuous Enrollment? Are you ready to get started?

February 14, 2019 | OVCT

Ohio Valley College of Technology (OVCT) offers continuous enrollment. Continuous enrollment benefits all students regardless of if they are looking for their first job after high school or an adult who wants to change the direction of their current career. OVCT’s enrollment period begins every six weeks, allowing students to enroll at their convenience as opposed to a few times...

Frequently Asked Financial Aid Questions

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By: Sarah Ferguson – Financial Aid Officer At Ohio Valley College of Technology, we try to make your college experience as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. There are some frequently asked questions regarding our financial aid process and questions about grants you can receive through the school that I am going to answer for you today. One of our most...