Fraud Alert!

Fraud Alert

Financial concerns are high priority for those considering colleges, it is important to stay on top of any frauds or marketing scams for financial aid!
The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued a fraud alert regarding a marketing scam targeting veterans. A marketing company has created two…

What is a master promissory note?

You will need to fill out a master promissory note if you want federal financial aid.

After completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, more commonly known as FAFSA, and determining your financial aid eligibility, you may be asked to sign a master promissory note (MPN) if you have chosen to borrow federal student loans. While it may sound complicated, filling out an…

What you need to know about FAFSA

Don't forget to fill out your FAFSA!

Whether you plan to go to college to begin a medical billing career or become a pharmacy technician, you’ll probably need a little financial aid to help you out with the cost of tuition. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA, is released January 1st and must be…

Save Money while Saving the Environment

Save Money Save Environment

When companies often charge substantially more for green and organic products, sometimes it feels like the whole green environmentalist movement was a plot to bring in more revenue. And with insurance payments, hospital bills, or children to take care of, spending those extra dollars to go green…

Students narrowly avoid interest rate hikes on loans

Congress has passed legislation reversing interest rate hikes on federal student loans.

Whether you’re in the midst of a medical assisting program or taking dental assisting classes, there’s one thing that has been on the minds of many students this summer: Student loan interest rate hikes.
College students who rely upon student loans to pay for things like tuition and materials…

Enjoy Student Discounts


According to the Census Bureau, over 19 million students are enrolled in higher education institutions in the U.S.A. One of the great advantages of being a Carrington College student, in addition to the practical real-world education you’re receiving, is the number of student discounts that are…

Put Travel On Your Bucket List


We realize you’re kind of busy at the moment, what with your studies at Carrington College California and trying to build a health care career. But at some point in your life try to make travel a priority – put it on you bucket list!
Travel can broaden your horizons, it can open your eyes to the…