“Working hard is important. But there is something that matters even more: believing in yourself.” This quote from J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series kept Holden Webb going even when his career path felt challenging.1 By believing in his abilities and the good he could do for others as a paralegal, Holden completed both our diploma and Associate of Applied Science degree programs.
At Rockford Career College, online programs offer a flexibility many students are drawn too. April Rocha was one of those students who knew the online Cannabis Dispensary Administration program would be challenging, but best fit for her busy schedule.
“The biggest hurdle was juggling 2 jobs and online school at the same time.” says April. “Online was a great option for me so I could continue to maintain my household and care for my family.”
Jamie Moran, Veterinary Technician graduate, admits enrolling in Rockford Career College was a big decision for her. “Going back to school in general was intimidating,” says Jamie. “I am not a school person, but I knew becoming a Veterinary Technician was what I wanted to do. Helping animals is a passion of mine.”
The summer of 2018 was the “Summer of Love” for Rockford Career College graduates Renee Hahn and Christian Carlson. The two met while working at a local home improvement store, and though they were happy to have found each other, they were both still searching for something more in terms of careers.
Adrein Turner says continuing his education was not easy, but it was worth the determination it took to succeed. A 2017 graduate of Rockford Career College, Adrein came to Rockford looking to begin his journey to becoming an Electrical Technician.
“There were times when life threw roadblocks in my way,” says Adrein. “Transportation issues and other setbacks can really make committing to your education difficult.”
But Adrein credits his instructors and Rockford’s team of student services staff for keeping him moving forward.
The Campus will be closed, Saturday, December 31st thru Monday, January 2nd so our staff can enjoy the holiday. The campus will reopen Tuesday, January 3rd. If you would like to contact us, please follow the link https://www.rockfordcareercollege.edu/contact-us and an admission advisor will contact you when we return.
Do you have a New Year's resolution yet? With 2023 right around the corner, now is a great time to consider what improvements could be made to your professional life. Many of us say we want to make better financial decisions, but with our busy day-to-day lives, this goal often becomes difficult to reach. Why not try making a decision about your career instead? Unlike other New Year's resolutions, completing a new career program has concrete steps to follow and could allow you to complete other goals successfully in the future.
The Campus will be closed, Friday, December 23rd thru December 26th so our staff can enjoy the holiday. The campus will reopen Tuesday, December 27th. If you would like to contact us, please follow the link https://www.rockfordcareercollege.edu/contact-us and an admission advisor will contact you when we return.