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I chose Concorde because …

It’s perhaps the most important question we could ask – the question we depend on having the answers to for our very existence. Why Concorde? Why come to Concorde Career College? What does Concorde have...

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Are you job-hunt ready? We’re here to help!

Spring is a time of newness, where closets are cleaned out, bicycles are tuned-up in anticipation of warmer weather, and gardens are planted in hopeful anticipation of the harvest to come. But what about dusting...

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Yay, Mommy! Concorde helps young mother turn life around

A little more than a year ago, life was looking pretty daunting to Amanda Hensley. Her life was being turned upside down as she navigated through a painful divorce. All of a sudden, the San...

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Looking Back to the Future in Health Care Trends

It’s always fun to look into the future. It’s especially exciting if you’re a student at Concorde Career College as the future in heath care-related fields is as bright and appealing as any in today’s...

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What is Licensed Practical Nursing?

Licensed practical nursing involves offering hands-on care to patients of all ages, and licensed practical nurses (LPNs), also called licensed vocational nurses (LVN) in some states, have the chance to work closely with patients offering both physical...

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What type of learner are you? Find out now!

Everyone learns differently.  It doesn’t mean that one approach is better than another, but the more you understand about your own particular style, the more successful you’ll be.  At Concorde Career College, we want to help you...

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5 Creative Ways to Study for College Exams

As you progress in your health care training program one thing is inevitable: testing. We certainly don’t do it to torture you. At Concorde, we’re committed to making sure you’re prepared and competitive when you...

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#NLW2016: 3 Resources your LRC has to Offer

This week, across the country, communities, primary schools and colleges celebrate National Library Week! It’s a time to reflect on how the libraries have helped us transform in more educated, well-read folks and offer space...

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5 Signs You Should Become a Dental Assistant

Do you remember the first time you went to the dentist? Experiences we have with health professionals as children often shape our future feelings, interactions and commitment to those areas later in life. Imagine being...

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Would you be a good Neurodiagnostic Technologist?

A few weeks ago, we introduced a helpful infographic designed to help those interested in a health care career narrow down some of their options depending on a series of targeted questions. Some students come...

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Better Sleep Month: A health care primer

Did you know that May is Better Sleep Month? When did you last get a good night’s sleep? Hopefully, you answered “last night” because health care research shows catching up on missed sleep is difficult. Even after...

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Portland Medical Assistant Student now Teaches

More than two decades ago, as the 1980s were rolling into the ‘90s, Anita Marier was a typical high school student, preparing to graduate and wondering what she was going to do with the rest...

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Can you hear me? Noise Awareness Day

Do you hear what I hear? Whether it is an incessant beeping of a car alarm, loud music, or even the wretched sound of nails on a chalkboard, sounds assail us on a daily basis....

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What is a medical laboratory technician?

With the advent of Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (April 24-30, 2016), now is an ideal time to consider a career as a medical laboratory technician or clinical lab tech. One of many health care careers offered by...

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You could save eight lives with one decision!

It’s not a topic that we typically jump at the chance to discuss, but mortality is a very real fact. In your health care training, you’ll inevitably come into contact with the topic and it...

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It’s one of the most sought after skills. Do you have it?

Emotional intelligence, often referred to as emotional IQ, is becoming a hot topic within the health care training field again as organizations realize that these behavioral competencies impact the performance of medical professionals. As health...

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Surgical Technologist Alum Breaks Free with a Concorde Degree

One day, Aldo Botello was busy at work, performing the job he’d always been told was his destiny. He was born and raised in a family of construction workers, and it was always understood that...

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Closing the Gap on America’s Health Care Shortage

Medical News reported earlier this year that the “Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities’ (APSCU) second look at the shortage of skills in the U.S. turns to one of the fastest-growing sectors of the...

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Concorde Celebrates National Volunteer Week

This week is National Volunteer Week, and that makes it a highly-regarded and important week for Concorde Career College. Volunteering in the community and making positive impacts within communities is something that is very near...

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Meet Portland’s Campus President, Kim Ierien

We have loved the positive response we’ve received as we’ve gotten to know our Campus Presidents (CPs) a bit better the last few weeks. Today, we swing to the upper northwest to a little city...