Seven Reasons to Chill-Out

Chilling Out

Attending classes at Carrington should be a fun experience, but it can also be stressful. We’re all different, and some of us react better to stress than others. But in recognition of April being National Stress Awareness Month, here are seven proven reasons why you should try to find time to…

5 Easy Ways To De-Stress

Reading

Did you know that April is National Stress Awareness Month? A month-long national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, and to provide coping strategies. April 16 – not coincidentally the day after Tax Day – is National Stress Awareness Day; a great day to take a deep…

Student Spotlight – Meet Andero Anderson

Medical Assisting Student Andero Anderson

Andero Anderson, age 56, is about to start his externship at Creekside Hospice in Las Vegas. Andero is close to completing the Medical Assisting program at our Las Vegas, NV, campus. A 13 year army veteran, Andero has discovered a love for medical assisting that he wasn’t really expecting to…

Student Spotlight – Meet Kassandra Becerra

Medical Assisting Student Kassandra Becerra

Kassandra Becerra, aged 21, is coming to the end of the Medical Assisting program at our Mesquite, TX, campus. Having completed her classes, Kassandra is about to go out on her six week externship in the field. She enrolled and started the program in June last year.
What made you choose Medical…

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Ivan Grijalva

Carrington Faculty Ivan Grijalva

Ivan Grijalva is a Dental Assisting Instructor at our Tucson campus. Born & raised in Tucson, this is Ivan’s first teaching post after 8 years working as a Dental Assistant and Dental Technician. Ivan joined our faculty in October last year.
To get us started Ivan, tell us a little about your…

Tax Season – 12 Ways To Offset Education Costs

Tax Season

Yawn…It’s tax season…but don’t click away because you should read this! As a college student, you should want to take advantage of every possible tax credit or deduction you can find to save some money. All this information, from the IRS website*, is designed to help you, but always seek…

Top 10 Soft Skills Needed In Health Care

Soft Skills In Healthcare

At Carrington we take your personal development as seriously as your professional development; we help you develop your ‘soft skills’, some people call them your ‘personality skills’. These are the personal attributes you use to influence and enhance the way you communicate and relate to…