Tag Archive: School

Sep 24

An Ex-Court Reporting Student Talks About Her Experience In School

Dec 24

I Love Steno The Student Edition: Things To Know Before You Enroll In A For-Profit School

New York City’s website offers advice for citizens who are considering enrolling in for-profit schools. (Note: This advice is great for students who reside in any locality.) The site states: “As the number of enrollees continues to grow, there is concern about these schools’ high cost and aggressive marketing, especially when few students are graduating …

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Jul 31

I Love Steno: The Student Edition: Things To Do Before Working: Read & Edit Your Dictionary

When attempting to master any language, the most basic and wisest course of action is reading the dictionary for that language. I would argue that the same can be said for steno. You should periodically read and edit your dictionary. I would especially advise reading and editing your dictionary at the point when you notice …

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Jul 23

I Love Steno: The Student Edition- Working On Speed & Accuracy? Get Your Emotions In Check

Going through court reporting school can evoke a cornucopia of feelings and emotions. It’s important to enjoy the ride and put anything that may be causing you stress into a perspective that makes it manageable for you. Remember, everyday is progress! Everyday you commit to bettering your skill is a step forward, no matter what …

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Jul 18

I Love Steno: The Student Edition- Students, Know Your Rights

The starting point for any skill or career is learning the fundamentals. It is important that the enthusiasm of a novice drawn to learn a skill is complemented with a warm, proficient, and welcoming educational environment. This is especially true when it comes to a skill like stenography, which requires an immense amount of concentration …

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Mar 15

I Love Steno: The Student Edition- Theory

Theory is every students introduction to stenographic writing. Steno theories can range from writing everything out, to “short writing,” to a combination thereof. Theories that emphasize writing everything out focus on getting a stroke for every syllable of a word. Writing a word out syllable-by-syllable is a very useful skill to have in your writing …

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Feb 10

How I Feel About Being 1 Test Away From Finishing Court Reporting School…

SO EXCITED…An inch away from the finish line!

Jun 14

Why You Should Feel Like A Superhero When You Graduate From Court Reporting School

Justice League

I’ve heard working reporters say that school was the most challenging part of their court-reporting journey. As any student- or ex-student- can attest, learning the skill/art of stenography is time-intensive and demanding; love it as we might :). The website, “Court Reporting FAQs,” cites some information that should make all court-reporting school graduates feel like …

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