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…

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…

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…