05/12 was Mother’s Day!

Mothers Day

Did you forget Mother’s Day yesterday? We hope not! If it did slip your mind then unfortunately you may have a lot of making up to do!
A gift or flowers would have been nice, but your mom knows you’re at school and on a tight budget so that’s ok; but no card, not even a phone call? Ouch – She…

Five tips for saving money when you travel

Use these tips to save money when you travel.

Summer vacation offers the perfect opportunity for college students to reward themselves for all the hard work they did this year by doing a bit of traveling. Unfortunately, being a college student almost guarantees that you’re on a tight budget, which can make travel of any kind a bit…

Four ways to stay safe this summer

Don't forget to use these tips to stay safe this summer!

Summer’s almost here and that means plenty of time spent outdoors. While summer vacation is certainly one of the perks of being a college student – that is, of course, unless you’ve opted to take summer classes – it brings its own set of challenges. You may not be worrying about studying for…

Technology is changing college life

Technology is changing college life.

For college students today, access to technology and all the advantages it affords may seem like a fact of life. Can you remember a time when the internet wasn’t your go-to research portal? Or when you didn’t have an app on your phone to help you remember the time of your next final…

The Starting Point Student Blog: Sacramento’s Calynn

Calynn

The Starting Point is a new feature on the Carrington Blog, for students, by students. The Starting Point chronicles the educational journeys of Carrington students as they start their educational journeys into their professional careers. Our first feature student is Calynn who is currently…

Seven ways to reuse your recyclables

There are plenty of creative ways you can reuse recyclable items.

Recycling is one thing, but dutifully reusing your paper cups, plastic bottles and aluminum cans takes it to a whole new level. Finding a new purpose for these items within your home can help you save the environment and money in the process! If you’re not sure where to start, check out these…

The essential exam week diet

Keep your energy up during exam week with this healthy diet.

During exam week, while you’re holed up in the library or your apartment studying for hours on end, a healthy diet is probably the last thing on your mind. Although a continuous supply of caffeinated beverages and vending machine snacks may be convenient, they’re certainly not going to do…