Is nursing school right for you?

Should you go to nursing school?

While there are many different subsets of the medical industry, many people who are interested in health care choose to pursue nursing careers.1 Nursing can be a very rewarding occupation, but it’s important to make sure that you will enjoy the job before you sign up for a practical nursing…

Money Money Money!

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As you approach your graduation from Carrington  and start your job search in earnest, don’t let money be the deciding factor if you’re fortunate enough to receive multiple offers. There’s more to life than money.
I could populate this entire blog post with phrases like ‘money can’t buy…

National Health Care IT Week to set agenda for the industry

Medical coding and billing were major topics during NHIT week.

Sept. 16-20 was National Health IT Week,1 and it provided an opportunity for government agencies, health care providers and information technology professionals to evaluate where they stand in the continuing effort to streamline the way technology is used to deliver medical care and…

Top tips for scoring a job as a vet tech

Keep these tips in mind when looking for a job as a veterinary technician.

Have you been thinking about pursuing a career in veterinary technology? If you are already enrolled in a veterinary technician program, then you are well on your way. Vet techs have the opportunity to work directly with animals and assist veterinarians in their duties.1 Before you begin…

Best states to work as an RN

If you're studying to be an RN, consider working in one of these states.

As you near the end of your registered nursing program, it’s time to start thinking about where you would like to begin your nursing career. When you take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), you have to submit an application for licensure to the board of nursing in the state…

Save Money while Saving the Environment

Save Money Save Environment

When companies often charge substantially more for green and organic products, sometimes it feels like the whole green environmentalist movement was a plot to bring in more revenue. And with insurance payments, hospital bills, or children to take care of, spending those extra dollars to go green…

Top careers that don’t require a four-year degree

Careers that do not require a 4 year degree

Whether you’re thinking about studying for online college degrees or even just taking a few accounting classes, you might be wondering about your prospects of finding work after graduation. In today’s uncertain economy, many people are worried about whether investing the time, money and effort…