Tell me a little bit about yourself.
I grew up in the Portland area and now I live in Tigard. About a year ago I was working full time after graduating high school and didn’t really have a career in mind. I have to thank my parents because I would have never taken that extra step and decided…

Liliana Velazquez, RN, is a single mom who always dreamed of becoming a registered nurse (RN). In February 2013, she completed the Registered Nursing LVN to RN program* at the Carrington College Sacramento campus.
Thanks for your time Lilly. When did you start working in the medical field?
It…

There are hearts, flowers and chocolates everywhere you look as we lead up to St. Valentine’s Day. And that’s probably why February has been celebrated as American Heart Month since 1963. The time of year when Americans focus on affairs of the heart is the perfect window to also remind you, your…

Allison Land, 27, is a student at the Carrington College Boise campus. Allison is on track to complete the Medical Assisting program in April this year.
She hopes to walk the stage at a graduation ceremony in June; June is also her birthday month so that should give her two good reasons to…

Brandon Milo, 26, graduated from the Health Care Administration program at the Carrington College Sacramento campus in July 2014. Brandon grew up in a small town in Calaveras County, California. Even though he loves the area, he knew he had to move to a bigger place to kick-start his life and…

Once you receive your student ID – keep it handy! You’ll be surprised how many businesses offer student discounts, even if they don’t advertise them. Always ask the magic question before you shop/eat/purchase – “Do you offer a student discount?”
What’s the worst that can happen? All they can…

Robin Blunck is our very own social media specialist at Carrington College. Robin has been part of the team for several years, and is our in-house ‘guru’ on all things social.
I sat down with Robin to discuss the topic “social media and your career”. Robin talks about the impact that social…