The World May See You Differently

Believe In You

One of the most important things we work on with our students at Carrington College is improving your self-confidence. Professional confidence can come from building your knowledge and your skills, but personal self-confidence, or your self-esteem, is sometimes harder to build.
Many of our…

World’s Greatest Dad!

Father's Day

Bill Cosby once said – “Fatherhood is pretending the present you love the most is soap-on-a-rope!” Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 16. Please don’t get dad soap-on-a-rope!
Let’s face it, if you’re a student at Carrington College California, you’re probably too old to get him a “World’s…

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

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 order to find the best plan for you and your family. Who…

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…

How to get a nursing job without a BSN

You don't have to earn a bachelor's degree to become a nurse.

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to have a bachelor’s degree in order to have a nursing career. In fact, licensed practical nurses (LPN) and licensed vocational nurses (LVN) are very capable of providing basic nursing care and can generally begin practicing after completing a short…