How to find a last-minute summer internship

Use these strategies to find a last-minute internship this summer.

Picture this scenario: The semester is ending and you have no plans for the summer. You’ve secured a part-time job, but really want to use this time to gain career experience. How can you find an internship at the last minute? While the situation is certainly difficult, it’s not impossible to…

How to prep for college this summer

After receiving your high school diploma, use this summer to prepare for college.

For many high school seniors about to don their caps and gowns and walk across the graduation stage, this summer will mean more than time spent by the pool or working part-time jobs - it also means preparing for college. There’s plenty to do over the next few months as you get ready to embark…

Combining Study Time & Family Time

Study & Family

We all know time is precious – in fact it is the only thing money can’t buy! So as a busy Carrington College student, how do you find the time to combine your family and your studies?
We’d love to hear your comments about your own personal study time strategies, but we’d thought we’d share some…

Bucket list for college seniors

Check these items off your bucket list before graduation.

Graduation is looming, and college seniors are likely starting to combat a bout of nostalgia in addition to the more traditional strain of senioritis. As the weather warms and you prepare to don your cap and gown, now is the time to embrace everything you love about college before you have to…

Gain the confidence to participate in class

You can gain the confidence to speak up in class.

If you’re shy by nature, the prospect of raising your hand to participate in a college class can be daunting. But having the confidence to speak up in public is not only a skill that you have to master to do well in college, it’s one you’ll need as you work to be successful in your career. To…

How to decide if you should accept an internship

Consider these questions as you decide whether or not to accept an internship.

If like most college students you’ve spent the majority of your spring semester (aside from studying) applying for summer internships, there’s no question that you should be thrilled if you are finally offered one! But how can you know if having an internship is right for you? Ask yourself these…

The best websites for free study music

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If your carefully cultivated music collection just isn’t cutting it come study time, chances are you’ll be able to find what you’re looking for somewhere on the web. But instead of trolling the internet for hours at a time looking for the perfect song to download, why not try one of these free…