What to look for in a medical assisting program

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Medical assisting is one of the fastest growing fields in the United States 1- many physicians are increasingly relying upon medical assistants to perform routine administrative and clinical duties so they have time to see more patients. While medical assistants have a great deal of flexibility…

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…

Debunking summer health myths

Don't be fooled by these summer health myths!

Summer may not exactly be flu season, but there are plenty of other health risks that could put a dent in your vacation plans – sunburn, anyone? What you really need to be careful of, however, is succumbing to summer health myths. Think you know the best home remedies for summertime ailments?…

Use these breathing exercises to relax

Use these breathing exercises to reduce your stress level during finals week.

The last few weeks of each semester in college can be stressful, particularly if you happen to be a senior and graduation is looming: there are tests to study for, jobs to apply for, packing to do and certification exams to take. If the stress is starting to get to you, one simple way you can…

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…

Mother’s Day: Stockton’s Mother-Daughter Duo

Faith and April

My mom, April, and I didn’t always expect that our paths would lead us toward the same direction, all the way to Carrington College California’s Stockton Campus. I wasn’t sure that I wanted to continue my education and my mom didn’t necessarily plan to. But because she was my first…