My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – First Day At Externship

Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hello Carrington Flock! It’s time for another update. The final six weeks of my Pharmacy Technology program is at an externship site; this post is about my first day!
I’m excited to be doing my externship at a family owned pharmacy in Tempe, AZ. We send medications out to assisted living homes…

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…

My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – Extern Prep

Student Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hi guys, it’s Mayra again – back to update you on my adventures on the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa, AZ, campus.
It’s been a while since my last post as I’ve been incredibly busy; if you’re a Carrington student or Alumni you’ll appreciate that I’m sure! I’ve started my extern already,…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – First Blood Draw

SP Blogger Chelsea Ruiz

Hello Carrington flock, it’s student blogger Chelsea back again for another update! If you’ve not been following my earlier posts, I’m studying the Medical Assisting (MA) program at the Tucson campus. I started the program in March and I’m blogging about my experiences at school.
Last month I…

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…