My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – The Power of Positivity

Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hello! I’ve just counted and this is my tenth blog since I started writing about my experiences on the Pharmacy Technology program at the Carrington Mesa campus. You can read all the others through this link if you want to start at the beginning – My Starting Point. Today, I wanted to talk a…

College – worth the cost?

College pays off.

Whether you’re interested in pharmacy technology or getting a vet tech degree, research suggests a college education is a surefire way to improve your earnings over the long term. A multitude of surveys, student testimonies and articles examining the job market for college graduates has caused…

3 best health care jobs for 2014

The healthcare industry is expanding rapidly

Employment in the health care industry is increasing rapidly. Thanks to the new health care reform laws, more people are able to afford health insurance, meaning that more people will be turning to doctors, nurses and specialists to treat illnesses, injuries and chronic conditions.
According to…

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile: Q&A with Career Expert Donna Svei

LinkedIn Network

This month we spoke with Donna Svei, a career search expert who specializes in helping job seekers improve their resumes and LinkedIn profiles and started the blog the AvidCareerist.
We all know how fun social media can be but it’s not just a way to share cute photos of baby sloths or tweet…

Sleep benefits memory

Sleep to promote memory storage.

Staying up until dawn to cram in some last-minute studying? Pulling an all-nighter before a big exam? Working late to get your pharmacy technician certificate? Congratulations, that type of dedication to your studies will assuredly help you achieve success, but don’t skip out on a good night’s…

What health care professionals need to know about marathons

An increasing number of people in the United States are hoping to complete a marathon. Since 1990, the number of marathon finishers per year has more than doubled, and the number of marathons with over a thousand finishers has nearly quadrupled.1 Marathons attract a large community of runners…

Orphan vaccines may save wild ape populations

Orphan vaccines may go a long way toward treating wild chimpanzee populations.

The Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus poses a significant threat to human and primates such as gorillas and chimpanzees. In fact, the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa has infected more than 250 people and claimed the lives of more than 170.1 As a deadly threat to the health of world populations,…