In My Words – Meet Felicia Maldonado

Felicia Maldonado

Felicia Maldonado is a student in the Medical Assisting Certificate program at the Carrington College Albuquerque campus in New Mexico. The campus, not unusually for Carrington, has a tight-knit community feel about it. That closeness has helped Felicia navigate a few bumps in the road along the…

Career Spotlight – Respiratory Care

Respiratory Care

If you know someone who is considering a health care career, but has yet to make their final choice of profession, ask them if they’ve considered the growing field of respiratory care?
What does a respiratory care practitioner do?
As a respiratory care practitioner (known as a respiratory…

Positive Salary News For Certificate & Associate Students

Salary

A recent report* suggests that students attending a two-year technical program could graduate and initially move into better paid jobs than those graduating with a four-year bachelor’s degree.
The report, presented to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, found that graduates with…

Student Spotlight – Meet Mbemba Romain

Mbemba Romain

Mbemba Romain, born and raised in the Bay Area, is studying be become a Pharmacy Technician at our Carrington College California San Leandro campus.
Aged 28, Mbemba was tired of drifting from one job to the next – a pattern he’d followed after a brief spell at a community college.
“I’d been…

Carrington Student Proves CPR Certification Saves Lives

CPR

Lori Carpenter, a Vocational Nursing program graduate from our Sacramento campus recently proved the real-world value of her CPR training. Last month Lori’s CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) skills helped her save the life of a 3-year-old girl during a day-out at a local lake.
The incident…

Complete Your Resume From Top To Bottom!

Resume

Carrington College California students have the help of experienced Career Services teams to help them build striking résumés, but when building yours, consider an interesting fact we read recently about Google’s hiring policy, and their changing attitude towards résumés.
In the introduction…

Share These Steps To Good Health

Healthy Living

When you graduate from Carrington College in the coming weeks or months and start your career in the health care industry, you’ll soon discover (if you haven’t already) that as a nation, we really are ‘sicker’ than ever. Chronic conditions such as obesity, heart disease, cancer, stroke, and…