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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Bramson ORT Veteran Services

Here at Bramson ORT, we proudly support those who have served our country. At both our Queens and Brooklyn locations, we welcome and support veterans, currently enlisted service men and women, reservists, survivors and their family members, and recognize the contributions that they make as citizens and students.

Our Office of Veterans Affairs has been designed to serve as an information source, advocate and guide for our growing number of student veterans. It is our goal to provide them with a sense of community, and the best college experience possible.

Are you a veteran interested in applying to Bramson ORT? The following is a list of some of our academic programs:
  • Accounting
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Business Management
  • Computer Technology
  • Game Design and Programming
  • Electronics Technology
  • Renewable Energy
  • Medical Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Paralegal
As a veteran, enlisted service man or woman or family member of a veteran, you may be entitled to state or financial aid during your college career. To learn more about these opportunities, click on one of the following links: State Aid / Financial Aid.

For more information regarding our veteran services, visit our website or contact us today at (718) 261-5800 or (718) 259-5300!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Transfer to Bramson ORT College!

Are you currently enrolled in another institution, but aren't satisfied with the education you're receiving? At Bramson ORT, we can provide what you're looking for! We gladly accept transfer students into all of our academic programs, as long as the proper credentials are provided during the application process!

To apply as a transfer student, it is your responsibility to have your official transcript sent to our Registrar's office within 30 days of submitting the Admissions Application. Additionally, you must list any and all post-secondary institutions that you've attended on the application in order to be considered.

A common concern among most transfer students is whether or not their previously earned credits will be accepted. At Bramson ORT College, we require that an official course description be submitted with your transcript, in order for us to determine if your credits will count towards a degree. All requested credits are reviewed by the Office of the Dean of Academic Services.

For more information on how to become a transfer student at Bramson ORT, click here or contact us today at (718) 261-5800 for our Queen campus or (718) 259-5300 for our Brooklyn campus!

Friday, July 25, 2014

Earn Your Degree in Graphic Design!

Do you have a creative gene that inspires you to pursue a career in an artistic field? Apply for one of Bramson ORT's graphic design programs! As computer technology continues to advance, there is an increasing demand for individuals who can creatively design content for businesses to aid them in their web, advertising and marketing efforts. At Bramon ORT, we educate our students in all areas of graphic design so that they are prepared for a variety of entry-level positions pertaining to visual communications.

Students interested in a career in graphic design can obtain either an Associate's Degree or Professional Certificate through our programs. See below for a breakdown of the graphic design opportunities we offer:

Graphic Design Certificate:
  • 30 semester credits
  • Offered at our Brooklyn and Queens campuses
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Career opportunities include but are not limited to advertising graphic designer, visual designer, flash designer, storyboards artist, print designer or presentation specialist
Computer Information Systems Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree: Graphic Design Concentration
  • 60 semester credits
  • Offered at our Brooklyn and Queens campuses
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Career opportunities include but are not limited to computer programmer, computer systems analyst, network architect, 3D modeling technician or java developer.
In these programs, students are introduced to major web applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more. Using modern Mac computers, our highly experienced instructors will show students how to navigate the latest computer softwares and will assist them in creating original web development projects.

For more information on our graphic design programs, visit us online at www.bramsonort.edu today!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Today Is The Day! Apply to Bramson ORT

Are you looking for a challenge? An opportunity? A place where you can discover your true potential and get a head start on your future? If you've answered "yes," then today is the day that you should apply to Bramson ORT College!

At Bramson ORT, we offer an array of academic programs that lead students towards a professional degree, certificate, or diploma in their field of study. Our highly trained faculty and staff are experts in their field, and will work diligently with each student to ensure they are receiving an education that will prepare them for success in the future. 

Check out our YouTube video below to hear from Bramson ORT students and learn more about what we have to offer!


For more information on how to apply, click here or visit us online at www.bramsonort.edu!

Friday, July 18, 2014

Benefits of Taking Online Classes

Are you looking to take college classes, but are concerned that you don’t have the time to physically sit in the classroom? As today’s job market becomes increasingly competitive, it’s crucial for job seekers to obtain a college degree. However, it can be difficult for some to find the time to go to school.

That’s why at Bramson ORT, we design our programs around our students’ schedules and offer programs that allow students to obtain credits over the Internet with online classes. Here are some of the benefits of enrolling in our online programs:
  1. Distance learning allows you to enroll in academic programs without geographical restrictions; all you need is access to a computer! 
  2. Distance learning courses are available day or night, allowing students to hold a job during the day that might have prevented them from enrolling in school. 
  3. Distance learning eliminates the need for commuting or on-campus living, making it easy for students who may be unable to travel to school.
At Bramson ORT, we offer a variety of online programs, with one of our most popular being our Business Management program! Our online Associate Degree program is nearly identical to the classroom version of our Business Program, and all skills and knowledge gained through the online degree program will mirror what students are learning in the classroom. This program is highly recommended for students wishing to explore a career in business and entrepreneurship.

For more information on distance learning and our Business Management Online Program, click here.

Are you ready to begin your journey towards earning a business degree? Apply to Bramson ORT today! Contact us at our Queens office (718-261-5800) or Brooklyn office (718-259-5300) or visit us on our website to learn more today!

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Helpful Tips to Prepare for a Job Interview

Are you a recent graduate looking to settle down in a career? After years of schooling and preparation for a chosen field, most students will begin to search for a job that allows them to put their skills to the test and apply what they've learned from their studies. However, with so much competition in the job market it can often be a difficult, and sometimes scary process landing the job of your dreams. That's why one of the most crucial things you can do is take some time and thoroughly prepare for a job interview! After all, this is the first time prospective employers will meet with you face to face, and it's essential to give off a good first impression. The following are a few tips that you can use to prepare for your next job interview:

1. Research: Always research the company you are going to interview with beforehand. Not only will this help you feel more comfortable during your interview, but it will show the employer that you're interested in their business and are eager to learn more about them.

2. Practice: Give yourself time a few days before your interview to prepare answers to typical job interview questions. However, employers will often ask unexpected questions to see if you can think on your feet, so it's a good idea to ask friends and family to prepare you by doing the same.

3. Prepare:  Make sure to bring copies of your resume, cover letter and references, and also make sure that you've prepared questions of your own to ask the interviewer.

4. Be on Time: Leave yourself enough time to make sure you won't be late to your interview. It's a good idea to arrive at least 15 minutes early in order to find where you need to go and freshen up beforehand.

5. Follow Up: After your interview, always follow up with the interviewer by thanking them for their time and consideration. You can do this by sending an email or a handwritten note. Don't forget to send more than one if you've been interviewed by several people.

Here at Bramson ORT, we believe that all of our students can excel in the work force, and that's why we offer career services that can help students get their foot in the door. Our career services office provides extensive employer services to a wide range of corporate and not-for-profit employers, as well as comprehensive career development services to students and alumni. We are also available to help place students in internship programs that can provide the experience needed to obtain a position at a later date.

For more information on our career services, visit our website or contact one of our career services advisors at (718) 261-5800, ext. 1070. For more information on Bramson ORT College, visit us online at www.bramsonort.edu

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Are You Looking For The Perfect College? Bramson ORT Is The Place For You!

Are you looking for the perfect college to help set you on a career path? Have you just graduated high school and aren't sure where to start?  Are you unsatisfied with the course work or opportunities available at your current college? At Bramson ORT, we have what you need to get on the right track no matter what stage of education you're at! 

The following is a list of our academic programs that you can be a part of by attending Bramson ORT:

Accounting
Business Management
Computer Technology
Electronics Technology
Medical & Natural Sciences
Office Technology
Paralegal

Within these academic programs, students can obtain associate degrees, certificates, diplomas and more for particular concentrations that will prepare them for the career of their choice. Additionally, we offer day, night, weekend and online classes in order to accommodate all students' schedules.

Apply to Bramson ORT College today and watch your own opportunities begin to unfold! For more information on our programs, visit our website or contact our admissions office at (718) 261-5800 for our Queens location or (718) 259-5300 for our Brooklyn location.