How should I study for the MBLEx?
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should I look for?
The first step in selecting a training program is to ascertain the reason
you are seeking training. Determining your purpose will assist you in
evaluating the cost, value, length, and content of the specific courses
you are considering. Where do you plan to practice? What are the regulatory
requirements there? That may help determine what type of program you
To help sort out your
options in the field, check out ABMP's booklet Your Massage and Bodywork Career. You can download a printable copy or request
a copy to be mailed to you.
Where can I
To locate a school in your area, consult ABMP’s online school directory, the most comprehensive listing of massage
and bodywork training programs available.
Many schools offer training
in various techniques, with courses ranging from beginning to advanced
levels of instruction, as well as continuing education. Seminars on specific
techniques, business practices and other relevant subjects are often conducted
at schools or are taught independently at other facilities. ABMP's Massage
& Bodywork magazine provides information on various schools
and seminars as well.
What About Financial
Below is a small sampling of the resources available for scholarship and
financial aid information. Also, check directly with your school regarding
American Association of University Women
American Specialty Health
E Student Loan
This service compares a range of "alternative loans" (non-federal loans) through a search engine that matches the student's needs with a short list of appropriate loans that are available.
Harry Truman Scholarship Foundation
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Jeanette Rankin Foundation
MANA, A National Latina Organization
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women
1806 New Hampshire Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009
National Endowment for the Humanities
National Institutes of Health
www.salliemae.com or 888/2-SALLIE (272-5543)
The nations' largest source of funding and servicing for higher education loans.
www.studentcredit.com or 800/649-8802
Information regarding credit cards and achieving good credit management skills.
The Education Resource Institute
www.teri.org or 800/255-TERI (8374)
TERI provides education financing and information services to students and their families.
United States Department of Education
www.ed.gov or 800/872-5327
The Department of Education makes available billions of dollars annually in financial aid to enable millions of students to attend post-secondary schools.
United States Information Agency Fulbright Program
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Zonta International Foundation
Remember, this site was developed to be interactive and helpful. If you find
any of the above contacts to be less than satisfactory, please let us know!