You’ve probably heard your parents complain #gettingoldsucks! If you’re lucky enough to be injury free, good for you! You haven’t had to deal with feeling stiff when you get out of bed. Aching ankles, tired legs, a sore back or knee pain when it rains – these are all common symptoms of past…

Lerenzo Martinez has always loved helping animals. His passion started as a kid in Sacramento, when he would bring stray dogs and random animals home and ask his mom if they could help or keep them. Often, they just couldn’t afford to.
His mom was a single mom with three kids at the time. She…

Everybody’s been to the doctor or dentist, so you’re probably pretty familiar with what a medical assistant or dental assistant does…but have you ever gotten a sneak peek behind the scenes of the office?
To get the inside scoop on what goes on, we spoke with students from Carrington…

Health care careers are #nojoke. You get to make a positive impact on peoples’ lives every day…what’s cooler than that?
Going to school for medical assisting[1] can be your foot in the door for your future in health care. Check out our list to find out the four reasons a career as a…

Going to college next year? That’s pretty awesome, and you probably can’t wait to get started! But if you’re still trying to figure out how you’re going to pay for it (#yawn), you need to learn all about the FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). There are some changes coming for…

Amanda Garcia always wanted to work in health care but life kind of got in the way for a while. Last year, the single mom decided to make a change.
Amanda put a variety of restaurant industry customer service jobs behind her and followed her dream. On July 15, 2016, Amanda walked the stage as a…

Have you ever gotten an Explanation of Benefits from an insurance company after you go to the doctor or hospital? Probably. Do you know exactly what you’re looking at? Probably not!
We spoke with Daniella, a student in Carrington College’s Medical Billing & Coding program [1], to find out…