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Graduate Highlight - Jonna Klapp - Medical Assistant
Graduate Highlight - Jonna Klapp - Medical Assistant

You've been dreaming of that perfect career for years now. You know exactly what company you would like to employ you, what area you want to specialize in, and what school you hope to attend. The only question left is, when will you start?

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The NOT-TO-DO LIST
The NOT-TO-DO LIST

I didn’t understand why I wasn’t accomplishing my major goals. I thought I was doing it right, according to the supposed “goal rules.” I was setting tangible goals, writing them down, going over my list in the morning, etc.

Why wasn’t I able to find time to go to school? I quit after a week. I wanted to start a new career – I really did. Then a friend told me to keep a list for a week of what I was actually doing. Bingo. Here is what I found out:

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Why Become a Patient Care Technician?
Why Become a Patient Care Technician?

Have you considered a career as an EKG technician or phlebotomist? How about a career in dialysis? Do you enjoy working with those who need special care and/or the elderly? Rockford Career College is excited to launch our new 11-month Patient Care Technician program that could train you for a rewarding career in the booming healthcare industry.1

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September 2019:  National Science Foundation Releases Report “The Skilled Technical Workforce”
September 2019: National Science Foundation Releases Report “The Skilled Technical Workforce”

September 2019:  National Science Foundation Releases Report “The Skilled Technical Workforce”

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Graduate Highlight - Medical Assistant Program - Chelsea Vronch
Graduate Highlight - Medical Assistant Program - Chelsea Vronch

Even when Chelsea Vronch felt that the coursework was challenging, she kept persevering. “I would tell anyone that you just have to stick to it and work hard, even when it gets difficult,” she says. “You won't regret the outcome.”

Caring for others makes medical assisting a rewarding career, but why else do students choose it?
Rockford Career College graduates tell us there are many reasons to love this occupation. Here are just a few of the most commonly mentioned:

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Career Goals
Career Goals

“You can be anything you want in life.” Sound familiar? Whether it was from a teacher, family member, or even a commercial, you may have heard that you could do something great with your life. The only question is, how do you get there? With bills to pay, family to care for, and a number of other responsibilities, studying for a new career and making that change may sound impossible. We're here to tell you it's not. Below are a few ways to begin:

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