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…

Pick Up A Book (or Two) This Summer

Reading

There’s no doubt that reading is a huge part of college life. At Carrington College, while we ensure that you have the opportunity to put a lot of time into hands-on learning, there’s no getting away from the fact that hitting the school books regularly is also key to your success.
But although…

Homework Is Not Just For High School

Homework

Carrington College California programs are designed to prepare you for work in the real world, with a large slice of your time spent hands-on, developing the practical skills needed to help you succeed in your chosen health care career. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to hit the books! Far…

Questions to ask before choosing a college

Still trying to decide where you want to go to college? Ask yourself these questions.

If you’re still in the process of making that all-important decision of where you want to go to college, there are plenty of things for you to consider. While everyone from your mom to your next door neighbor will have an opinion about the choice you should make, you have to do what’s right for…