Would You Step Up or Step Back In An Emergency?

CPR How To Adults

Imagine is someone collapsed on the floor in front of you – what would you do? Would you step up and take responsibility, or would you succumb to the bystander effect?
Carrington Students Step Up
Back in 2011 Lisa White, at the time a Pharmacy Technology student at our San Leandro, CA, campus,…

PTA Grad ’14 Gets 800/800 – Meet Michael Cariño

Michael Cariño - PTA Graduate

Michael Cariño, 29, graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at the Las Vegas campus in May. He received the Distinguished Graduate Award and Award for Merit.
In July Michael passed the National Physical Therapist Examination (NPTE) PTA with a perfect score, and a week…

How to Find Your Dream Job: Q&A with J. Matthew Becker

J. Matthew Becker

For this month’s Q&A we spoke with J. Matthew Becker, certified coach and owner of Authentic Excellence LLC, a career and life coaching business. J. Matthew Becker is passionate about helping others find fulfillment in their careers. He uses his coaching skills to help clients find their…

6 Tips To Improve Your Financial Responsibility

Personal Budget

As a recent Carrington graduate, you know how important a good education and hard work are to your future, but are you aware of how important financial knowledge and responsibility are to your future success?
A lack of financial awareness can lead to financial challenges, including:

Becoming…

Moving On From The Bambi Phase

New Born Fawn

So you’ve taken the first step – going back to school – and now that you’ve graduated you’ll either have, or will hopefully soon be starting, your first job in a new career – that’s step two. So what’s next?
The Bambi Phase
I read an article somewhere a few years ago that described a graduate’s…

Medical Assistant Spotlight – Meet Justin Cady

Mom Crystal with Justin

Justin Cady, 20, is studying Medical Assisting (MA) at our Spokane, WA, campus. He started the program in March this year.
Justin works at the campus in the morning through the Federal Work Study Program, goes to class in the afternoon, and always goes the extra mile by volunteering for…

Alumni Spotlight – Meet Mary Rose – Medical Assisting Graduate

Mary Rose - MA Graduate

Mary Rose, aged 19, recently graduated from the Medical Assisting (MA) program at the Carrington Citrus Heights campus.
Mary completed her externship in April, then walked the stage and got her first job at a doctor’s office in June.
Thanks for your time Mary; tell us how you found your job.
I…