Stress is a commonly shared emotion among medical assistant students. The constant coursework, family needs, social events, part-time jobs and extracurricular activities can turn life into a balancing act with each new activity precariously being added to the pile. In fact, a study conducted…

For many there are very few more stressful events than their first day/shift in a new job. The butterflies in the stomach the night before, the self-doubt that creeps in, the desire to hide under the covers and not get out of bed that first morning… Trust me when I say that if you suffer from…

A report just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced that in April 2015 the number of job openings across the country reached 5.4 million, the highest level since December 2000 when the BLS started publishing that data. The total number of people employed (nonfarm…

By the time you graduate and leave Carrington, you should have done a fair amount of interview prep, either on your own initiative, with the Careers Services team, or both. There’s always a lot of focus on getting the invaluable first job interview, but what happens when you nail that meeting…

With summer time settling in, you can start getting back outside for fun times and improved health. However, with the availability of technology in today’s world, people don’t go outside nearly as often as they used to. Instead, people choose to watch TV or complete activities inside where the…

If you’re a man reading this, I’d be willing to bet you’ve said those words several times, and if you’re a woman… well you’ve probably heard them from your dad, brother, husband, boyfriend all too often!
According to the CDC, women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual…

The concept of Interprofessional Education (IPE) is when students from two or more health care professions learn together during part of their professional training. The goal is to develop collaborative practices, reduce medical errors, and improve the overall quality of patient-centered health…