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A lot of exciting things happened at Carrington College in 2013; the launch of our new Spirit Store in late November was just one of the highlights of a very busy year.
If you’ve not yet had a chance to check it out, go to to see all the Carrington goodies we have for you….

My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – Settling In

Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hi, it’s Mayra! ¬†Thanks for following my journey through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus. Last time I shared my thoughts on orientation and the first day of class. Today I’m going to share a little about settling in, how I organize my schedule and try to give you a feel for…

Learning from and avoiding budgeting mistakes

Learn how to budget while you're in college so that the skill can serve you well later in life.

Budgeting is important in any stage of life, but for college students it takes on added meaning.
Most college students, or anyone who is at the stage in life where they are considering pursuing something like a medical assistant degree or getting dental assistant training, are short on cash, so…

New veterinary hospitals opening throughout the country

The Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago recently expanded its clinic.

Across the United States, veterinary clinics large and small are expanding their operations, leading to a greater need for registered and certified veterinary technicians.
With new procedures and care techniques being developed all the time, and a greater understanding of the science of…

My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – First Day

Student Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hey guys, It’s Mayra again, sharing some of my insights and experiences as I work through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus. In my last blog I talked a little about me, why I went back to school and the enrollment process – check it out if you missed it! Today I want to share…

Be The Reason Someone Smiles Today


The Holiday Season is in full swing; we’re told this is the time of year to be generous in our giving with kindness in our hearts. Well that’s a wonderful sentiment, but as much as we’d all like to, not everyone has the financial capacity for giving, or the spare time for volunteering.
BUT – and…

Why Should You Volunteer During The Holidays?


Beloved comedian and actor Bob Hope once said “If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.”¬† Fortunately we live in a country filled with the most generous citizens in the world*. Here are some numbers that demonstrate your collective generosity#: