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We Proudly Present Paralegal AAS Graduate Holden Webb

“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.

Where Are They Now - April Rocha, Cannabis Dispensary Administration

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.”

Where Are They Now – Adrein Turner Electrical Technician

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.

Classes begin January 23, so start the enrollment process today.

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.