DIY Electrical Wiring

Must-know Tips for DIY Electrical Wiring and Switching

People take on DIY projects in their own homes for a number of reasons. Whether they want to save money, feel more independent or enjoy fixing things themselves, any DIY project requires some basic know-how to be done properly. Installing or replacing electrical switches and wiring is no exception. These

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Electrical Wiring Mistakes

7 Electrical Wiring Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Installing electrical wiring can be a challenging task for even the most experienced DIYer. It’s also one of the most important things to make sure you do correctly.  Here are some of the most common electrical errors paired with simple solutions to help you avoid these wiring mistakes.

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Resume and Interview tips

Resume and Interview Tips with Jenny Gonzalez

Job searching can be a daunting task. These quick resume and interview tips can elevate you to employers. Hear from our Director of Career Services, Jenny Gonzalez and ace your next interview! Chicago’s own Coyne College offers the in-demand degree and diploma programs employers right here in Chicago are looking for.

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Medical Assistant Questions

Questions to Ask About a Medical Assistant Program

Medical assisting is an in-demand healthcare occupation that is vital to the day-to-day operation of healthcare facilities across the country. If you’re considering a career as a medical assistant, you likely have questions about the education and training involved, as well as the everyday tasks of the job. Here are

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Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning

Alumni Spotlight: Walter Arzet – HVAC

Walter Arzet exercised due diligence before deciding to go into the Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning industry. It paid off, though, because he found his true passion – and lifelong career. Arzet, a 1986 graduate of Coyne College in Chicago, was undecided about what to do after high school. “I talked

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Medical Assistant Certification Exam

What to Expect from a Medical Assistant Certification Exam

Certification can be a valuable credential for medical assistants. Not only is it an indicator of your skills and knowledge, it can also help you stand out among other candidates and appear more marketable to future employers. You may be required to earn certification depending on your employer. There are

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Electrical Safety Checklist

Electrical Safety Checklist for Your Home

Electricity in homes has become fairly essential to our everyday lives. For all of its advantages and capabilities, electricity in the home can be quite dangerous. Many dangers relating to electricity in homes are related to the potential for it to start fires. That’s why it’s crucial to take the

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HVAC Technician Career

HVAC Technician Career Facts and Forecast

An HVAC technician career is important as there’s no getting around the fact that people need HVAC systems to maintain comfortable environments indoors. This means talented individuals who work on HVAC systems, HVAC technicians, are and will continue to be important members of the labor force. Here are some quick

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HVAC Issues Chicago

5 Common HVAC Issues in Chicago

As with other home appliances, HVAC systems are not immune to problems over their lives. Some problems you may experience are more common than others. There are some that are minor, which you may be able to troubleshoot yourself, while others may require major repairs or even replacement after having

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HVAC-R Program

HVAC-R Program Alumni Spotlight: Rafael Cardenas Jr.

HVAC-R graduate Rafael Cardenas Jr. speaks on his experience at Coyne College and provides advice to prospective students. If you like working with your hands, have a mechanical aptitude and are looking for a career with a tremendous future, becoming a heating, air conditioning and refrigeration technician could be a

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