Certain snacks can boost your focus on the job

This food will improve your focus on the job.

Jobs in health care can require long hours and lots of brain power, so how can you boost your focus when you find yourself dragging mid-shift? Easy! Have a quick, healthy snack that will jolt your brain into concentration mode. There’s plenty of food out there that has the ability to boost your…

Spotlight on: Pharmacy technicians

Pharmacy technicians have a bright employment outlook.

Are you interested in the field of health care but not particularly keen on working directly with patients? You can still make a big difference as a pharmacy technician. Not sure if becoming a pharmacy technician is right for you? We’ve answered a few FAQs.
What do pharmacy technicians…

Guide to Understanding Your Health Insurance Options

Your Guide to Understanding Health Insurance

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Looking at your medical bill can be like looking at an alien language. Health insurance comes in many different forms and with many different types of plans and benefits, so it’s important to understand how health insurance works in…

Campus Spotlight – Sacramento


Did you know that Sacramento is the oldest incorporated city in California, dating back to 1849 when citizens adopted a charter? The State Legislature moved here in 1854, and in 1879 Sacramento was named the permanent State Capital.
Affectionately known as the ‘River City’, Sacramento is home…

Student Spotlight – Meet Taylor Martin

Taylor Martin

We’d like to introduce you to Taylor, a student in our Medical Assisting program at our Carrington College Mesquite, TX campus. Taylor started the certificate program in September last year, and hopes to graduate this July.
Taylor, aged 19, and her fiancé Brian have a 2 year old son – Rilyn;…

10 Things We Want For Our Students

Top 10 Things

Carrington College is and always will be fully committed to the success of our students. You’ve probably already heard or read about our goal; it’s pretty simple. We want to change the lives of our students for the better.
From Registered Nursing to Pharmacy Technology, to Veterinary Assisting,…

Pick Up A Book (or Two) This Summer


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…