Time management skills for college students

Setting up a calendar is one of the best things you can do to improve your time management skills.

Time management is important in every endeavor, but that is especially true for college students. For many young people, college will be the first time they have to set and stick to their own schedule. And with other responsibilities like work or family factoring in as well, time management can…

How to stay focused on your studies during the holidays

When the holidays come around, it can be hard to focus on your studies.

Once the calendar turns to late October, it’s time to start celebrating some of the most popular holidays of the year – Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. The weather is usually still crisp and cool in most places, people are excited to spend time with their friends and…

How to make your college admissions process smoother

Filling out your college applications can be one of the most harrowing experiences many students go through.

The college application process is always fraught with peril. Potential students have to worry about putting together their records in a manner that makes them clear and readable for admissions officers, the stress of filling out essays or other extra information, and the constant concern over…

Study tips for the pharmacy tech certification exam

Use these tips to study for your pharmacy technician certification exam.

As you near the end of pharmacy technology school, you are no doubt beginning the process of studying for the pharmacy technician certification exam administered by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board. While earning your certification isn’t required in all states, it will improve your…

Celebrate Constitution Day with Carrington

Constitution Day

On September 17th, 1787 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 39 delegates of the Constitutional Convention gathered to sign the Constitution of the United States of America. The Constitution served as the foundation for the governing of our nation and a model for other democratic governments in the…

What’s In It For Me?

Students studying

All too often these days people ask, or sometimes just think, ‘What’s in it for me?’ before they commit to doing something, or helping someone. It’s an unfortunate symptom of our society in the 21st century.
But at Carrington College California we encourage our students to rally…

How to get a nursing job without a BSN

You don't have to earn a bachelor's degree to become a nurse.

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to have a bachelor’s degree in order to have a nursing career. In fact, licensed practical nurses (LPN) and licensed vocational nurses (LVN) are very capable of providing basic nursing care and can generally begin practicing after completing a short…