health care careers
Meet Tampa CP Rod Kirkwood

We had so much fun profiling Concorde – Miramar’s Ginny Carpenter in our “Meet Your Campus Presidents” series last week that we decided to stay in the Sunshine State for this week’s offering. Today, we’re...

clinical
What Makes a Great Clinical?

The clinical typically is the most important aspect of any education/training program in health care. It’s the portion of a curriculum where the student takes what he or she has learned in the classroom or...

health care professional
Men’s Health Month: Time for a Tune-up

As a future health care professional, you may be exposed to topics that make you think about the ones that you love the most. This Month, one of those topics hits home for many of...

health care careers (3)
Dress Well for a Summer Job Interview

It seems so simple. Whenever you interview for a new job in health care careers, you want to show up for the interview dressed nice. You always want to project your best self. But, there...

dental assistant
Traits of a Good Dental Assistant Program

You say you’ve been thinking about a career as a Dental Assistant, and you’ve been searching for the right Dental Assistant training program for you. A program that will meet all your needs and give...

2 year degree programs
Stay Engaged in School Over the Summer

Love summer?  Who doesn’t? Looking ahead at, you may wonder how you will be able to stay engaged in your coursework over the summer while working in some fun in the sun. High-caliber 2 year...

associates degree in health care
Don’t Procrastinate on Reading This!

On this one thing, nearly everyone can agree. Everybody procrastinates. There can be a lot of various reasons for it – fear, laziness, lack of time management. The list goes on. But, we all can...

Sheila
Dental Assistant Instructor Keeps Learning

About a dozen years ago, Sheila Schaeffer was your typical single mother of three young boys, working hard as a dental assistant to make ends meet for her family. She’d been in the field as...

health care careers, podcasts
5 Podcasts for Health Care Minds

 “I maintained my edge by always being a student; you will always have something new to learn.” – Jackie Joyner Kersee, Olympic Track and Field star In the busyness of today’s world, learning is one...

skin cancer awareness
A Summer Skin Cancer Primer

Can you believe it’s already the end of May?! This weekend marks the unofficial “beginning of summer.” Barbecue season commences, community pools open and tourists dust off their fanny packs and long socks to hit...

occupational therapist assistant
What You Can Do With an OTA Degree

The great thing about many of Concorde’s degree or diploma programs is that there is a wide variety of things you can do with them. This is especially true with our Occupational Therapist Assistant (OTA)...

financial aid
3 Ways We Help You With Student Loans

At Concorde, we’re committed to helping both students and alumni any way we can to ensure a bright and rewarding future. One of the ways we do that is through our Student Loan Support Center...

community based
Summer a Perfect Time to Give Back

At the beginning of 2016, Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. introduced Concorde Community Time, a community based initiative that allows full-time and part-time associates of Concorde to take up to eight hours of paid work time...

concorde health care program
Things Learned at a PAC Meeting

Periodically, all 16 Concorde campuses around the U.S. hold what we call PAC meetings, which stands for Program Advisory Committee. Members from all aspects of a particular Concorde program – educators, administrators, employers, past and...

accelerated learning
Retaining Info in Accelerated Learning

At Concorde, we feel like we help you accomplish your ultimate goal – to get into the health care career of your choice as quickly as possible. To do that, however, means having to absorb...

health care careers
Meet Miramar CP Ginny Carpenter

Our last two installments of “Meet Your Campus President” have taken us way out west, to the land of George Clooney and Julia Roberts (North Hollywood) and deep into the heart of Texas (Dallas). To...

radiologic technology
RAD Tech Student Picked for Elite Group

Lindsey Wilson, a radiologic technology student at Concorde Career College, has been selected to participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) 2016 Student Leadership Development Program. The ASRT represents more than 153,000 members...

accreditation
Why is Accreditation Important in a Health Care College?

Accreditation … It’s one of those words that can be nebulous at best and intimidating at worst. Few know what it really means. But it sounds important so it must be, right? Actually, the answer...

health care careers
3 Tips: Résumés for the Modern World

When it comes to job hunting in the health care careers space, the only thing that might be more intimidating than an interview is actually sitting down and writing out a good résumé. That’s especially...

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Working Concorde Admissions 22 Years

As it turns out, Lisa Knowles knew something long ago that Concorde Career College espouses every day. A career in health care is where it’s at when it comes to future employment opportunities. “I was...