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5 careers for hands on learners

When it comes to taking in information, there is no one size fits all approach. Everyone learns and gathers information differently. Understanding your learning style is not only essential while you’re in school, but also when you start your career. Finding a career to match your learning style could help make your job feel more […]

How to become a retail store manager

From greeting customers and answering questions to restocking shelves and working the register—anyone who has worked a retail job before knows the hustle and bustle can be both fun and challenging. Working in retail requires someone who has great customer service skills, sales skills and math skills to take the transaction from “welcome in” to […]

Cook with a pro: Kathy Wakile to teach community cooking class in Memphis

Most of us have probably been there—we’re toiling away in the kitchen, scanning the recipe for the next direction while the timer is beeping in the background wondering…am I even doing this right? In those moments, you might have thought about taking a cooking class. A cooking class can not only help you practice some […]

Criminal justice degree options in Little Rock

The beautiful city of Little Rock, Arkansas has plenty to offer residents, from the chance to explore the Natural State at numerous parks and learn new things at the William J. Clinton Library and Museum, to seeing exotic animals at Little Rock Zoo. Part of what makes these experiences possible for visitors and residents alike […]

What is process technology?

Process technology might seem like a foreign phrase, but you probably reap the benefits of it every day. When you turn on the tap for water, flip a light switch or fill up your car with gas, chances are you’re doing so because of someone who works in the field of process technology. Process technology […]

Is a skilled trade job in Lafayette right for you?

Are you a problem solver? Do you like working with your hands? Are you a fixer or creator? If you answered yes to any of these questions, a trade job could be the perfect fit for you. Currently, the U.S. is facing a skilled labor shortage, with 87 percent of contractors at least moderately concerned […]

Is a technical school right for you?

After graduating high school, the first question most people will ask you is, “What are you going to do next?” A  common expectation is to attend a university to earn a four-year degree or begin taking classes at a local community college. But those are not the only options. If you aren’t ready to commit […]

How to get an online degree

These days, it seems like everyone is busier. Whether you’re a single parent caring for your children or you work long hours, going back to school can seem impossible. But what if you want to better yourself to qualify for that new position at work? Or begin a new job entirely? You need a degree […]

How to get hands-on experience as a dental assistant

Right now, America is seeing strong job growth, with job gains averaging 241,000 from November 2018 to January 2019. Unemployment also remains low at 4 percent in January 2019.  Although many fields are expanding, healthcare growth in particular is strong, with an 18 percent uptick projected from 2016 to 2026. If you want to join […]

Degrees to help you own your own business

Do you consider yourself to be a real self-starter? Do you like being the boss? Does watching a business grow from the ground up interest you? If you answered yes to any of these questions, starting your own business could be the right path for you. As a business owner, you get to call the […]

Train for a job in Dallas’ growing restaurant, hospitality and retail industry

Think back to the last trip you took. You probably remember trying different restaurants, staying in a nice hotel and exploring shops and attractions with friends and family. But who made all of this possible for you? It’s the people waiting your table, checking you in to your luxurious room or answering your questions at […]

Grammy-nominated producer Wyshmaster shares more about beat making, Beat Tour with Remington College

Have you ever heard a song on the radio that pulsed through your head and made you tap your feet? Chances are, it was the beat you were reacting to. The beat is the foundation of a song, the force that makes you want to move. Now, you can learn to make your own through […]

What is facility maintenance?

If you’ve ever lived in an apartment complex, gone to a hospital, worked in an office building or stayed at a hotel, chances are, you’ve come across a facility maintenance worker. These are the people you call when something needs to be repaired. Dishwasher stops working in your apartment? They can help fix it. The […]

Careers in criminal justice in Houston

With the United States’ unemployment rate at just 3.9 percent as of December 2018 and a projected 11.5 million increase in employment from 2016 to 2026, there are plenty of opportunities for those looking for a new career. The perfect place to start one? It could very well be Houston, Texas. The Bayou City led […]

What you can do with an HVAC degree

When your air conditioner dies on a hot summer day or your heat won’t turn on during a bitterly cold morning, seeing the HVAC technician can be a huge relief. But have you ever thought about being the technician on the other side of the door? If you are happiest working with your hands, enjoy […]

What does a paralegal do?

If you or someone you know is in legal trouble or needs help with family matters, personal injury or estate planning, who’s the first person you think to call? Most of us would agree on a lawyer. Lawyers on television seem to be the heroes of the show, bringing bad guys to justice. But what […]

Employment opportunities in the restaurant, retail and hospitality industry in Shreveport

Shreveport, Louisiana is a vibrant city with plenty to do for leisure or business travelers. With riverboat casinos floating on the Red River, beautiful pieces featured at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery and captivating exhibits at the Sci-Port Discovery Center, it’s no surprise the city gets its share of visitors; in fact, it received more […]

How to become a graphic designer

In the modern age, it might seem like art and technology are exact opposites. In fact, there’s a career that brings the two together—graphic design. Graphic designers use technology to take ideas and convey them in visual form, whether digitally or in print. Because graphic design combines both analytical skills and artistic sensibilities, it can […]

Top cosmetology schools in Alabama

Think back to the last time you attended a big event. Maybe it was a wedding, prom, or a milestone anniversary or birthday. Whatever the occasion, you likely wanted to look and feel your best—and if you had your hair, nails or makeup done, a cosmetologist might have had something to do with that. But […]

How to earn a degree within your schedule in Shreveport

Get the kids up, dressed, and out the door. Walk your dog. Get to work on time. Make dinner. Fold laundry. Respond to emails. Go to the gym. Pay your bills. We get it. You’re busy. Even with just the daily tasks, it can feel like your to-to list is miles long. Going back to […]

Job opportunities in the medical field in Mobile, Alabama

When you’re sick or hurt, it doesn’t matter if you live in a big city or a rural town—you just want to be cared for. Those in the healthcare field are starting to take more notice of that issue as rural healthcare becomes a focus. That fact hits very close to home in Mobile, Alabama, […]

Why trade schools should provide options for students to fit education into their schedules

Choosing higher education can be a huge decision. If you’re thinking about college right after high school, determining what field you want to pursue can be daunting. If you’re going back to school after being in the workforce, you might worry about making a smooth transition back to education. Either way, you likely have work, […]

How to train for a career in the hospitality industry in Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee, has long been a destination for those interested in everything from music to food. Every year, millions of tourists travel to see the sights in Music City. Places like the renowned Grand Ole Opry, the Parthenon and the Country Music Hall of Fame draw people in from all around the world. While exploring […]

Top jobs in Columbia – And how to land one

With unemployment at a low and job growth on the rise across the country, employment opportunities are everywhere. South Carolina and its capital city, Columbia, are no exception. Throughout South Carolina as of October 2018, unemployment is at a record low of 3.3 percent. At the same time, the state continued to add jobs, with […]

What do medical assistants do?

Are you a compassionate person with a desire to help others? A career in the healthcare field could be perfect for you! Luckily, there are many opportunities in the medical industry popping up. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 18 percent from 2016 to 2026, […]

Nonprofit Remington College gives back

When you’re looking for the right technical school for you, there are probably a few “must-haves” on your checklist. You likely want a tech school that is accredited, conveniently located and with strong programs in your area of interest. But one desirable trait that might not be on your list? Dedication to the community. Remington […]

How to ensure your HVAC system is running efficiently in the winter

Snow falling, icicles glistening like crystals, cold fresh air—winter can be beautiful, but nothing beats going inside to a warm home after a frigid day. The fastest way to ruin that perfect moment is a broken heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Instead of cuddling up with a warm mug of hot cocoa, you’re […]

Remington College Baton Rouge Campus process technology students tour Shell Convent Refinery

As a nonprofit college, we at Remington not only want to support our students in reaching their career goals through job training programs, we are dedicated to improving the communities we serve. Often, that means we have strong relationships with businesses in the community. As a technical school, we strive to give students a real-world […]

Best culinary schools in Tennessee

Tennessee, like many other states, has seen its tourism numbers skyrocket. Not only is the state breaking tourism records, but it’s also the fastest-growing state for international travel in the U.S. Known for its beautiful mountains, vibrant music scene and desirable tourist destinations, Tennessee has much to offer travelers. Also on the list – its […]

How to earn a business degree in Memphis

Right now, there are opportunities for job seekers all over the United States. Unemployment is low, with the national unemployment rate at just 3.9 percent as of December 2018. Job openings also continue to rise on the whole, with almost 6.9 million open positions in November 2018. One city that is seeing growth firsthand is […]

How to train for a job in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning in Baton Rouge

Think about the times before electricity – there was no heat in the cold winters or cool air for scorching summer days. People tend to forget about the simple luxuries that are made possible through technological advancement and with the work of skilled laborers. With our world becoming more and more advanced, and HVAC systems […]

Lafayette’s healthcare field is growing – will you be ready?

When you’re sick or hurt, a trip to the doctor’s office or the emergency room can make you feel a lot better—but it’s not just the doctor treating you you’ll want to thank. There are dozens of people behind the scenes who make sure doctor’s offices or hospitals run smoothly. Think about the attendant at […]

What the skilled labor shortage means for you—and how you can prepare for a job in Cleveland

They’re things you would never think about normally—but when the toilet at your office building won’t stop running or your heater isn’t keeping you warm on a cold day, you need a skilled laborer. The only problem? There might not be anyone to call. As of January 4, 2019, the unemployment rate was extremely low […]

What is CADD – And is it right for you?

What does a skyscraper have in common with a microchip? It’s hard to imagine something so enormous and something so tiny could possibly share a commonality, but this isn’t a trick question. Both things started off with a plan designed by a CAD drafting technician. CAD, or CADD, is short for computer-aided design or computer-aided […]

Remington College partners with baking expert, reality celebrity Kathy Wakile

The non-profit college will offer a new culinary program for their Memphis Campus MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Oct 9, 2018) – Remington College is offering its culinary students a sweet opportunity. The non-profit college announced today, its partnership with National best-selling author, entrepreneur, restaurateur, dessert expert, reality celebrity Kathy Wakile. Culinary Skills Essentials Diploma students at the […]

Memphis Police Department recruiting at Remington College campuses in Tennessee, Texas

MPD looking for qualified applicants at open houses in Memphis, Dallas and Houston MEMPHIS, Tenn. (July XX, 2018) – The Memphis Police Department is partnering with nonprofit Remington College to recruit qualified applicants in three cities across the country. Representatives from MPD will be at open houses on Remington College campuses in Memphis and Dallas […]

Remington College Cosmetology Programs offers free back-to-school haircuts for kids

10th annual Cuts for Kids provides complimentary haircuts for students 17 and younger throughout August MULTIPLE. (July XX, 2018) – When the first bell rings for a new school year, kids everywhere will be excited to share their summer adventures or show off a new look. Nonprofit Remington College is making that easy. Throughout the […]

Memphis Police Department now accepting Remington College Criminal Justice Degree graduates

Recruits with associate degrees from nationally accredited institutions can apply now MEMPHIS, Tenn. (June XX, 2018) – Remington College Criminal Justice Degree Program graduates now have more opportunities for employment in the Memphis area.1 The Memphis Police Department is now accepting recruits with associate degrees from nationally accredited higher learning institutions such as nonprofit Remington […]

How to Become a Medical Assistant

With over 75 million aging baby boomers in need of more support and care the demand for healthcare professionals is expected to increase greatly. That’s good news for those who want to become medical assistants: the US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that between 2014 and 2024, we’ll see nearly 138,900 new medical assistant jobs open […]

Medical Assistant VS LPN – What’s The Difference?

If you’re reading this, then more than likely, you already know that you want to help people. Perhaps you even feel called to do so, and you’ve made the decision to change your life’s course and get a solid education that may take you to that next step. But what should your specialty be? Should […]

7 High Paying Careers You Can Get Without a Bachelor’s Degree

Looking to change your career?  You might be surprised to find that you may not need a bachelor’s degree in order to qualify for a job with a nice salary. The list below offers some examples of careers that may pay $45,000 or more per year and they don’t require a bachelor’s degree! Network and […]

How to Become a Dental Assistant

Do you like the idea of working with people, being a part of a team, and knowing that you make a difference in their well-being? Are you detail-oriented? Are you fascinated by the importance of caring for teeth and like the idea of assisting in surgical procedures? Then a career as a dental assistant might […]

How To Become a Telecommunications Technician

Do you like to tinker or look “under the hood” of technology? Do you enjoy fixing what’s broken? Are you into computers, videos, the Internet, data networks, and smartphones? If so, you might consider combining your mechanical and troubleshooting abilities with some customer service skills to become a telecommunications technician. Generally, you would need an […]

How to Become a Pharmacy Technician

A pharmacy technician is a key player behind the pharmacy counter. They help licensed pharmacists dispense medications and devices to patients, and they often cross-review prescription requests with both doctors’ offices and insurance companies. Are you detail-oriented? Do you like to help people? When you follow a recipe, are you precise about measuring and weighing? Then […]

How to Be a Computer Support Specialist

Are you interested in computers? Do you enjoy figuring out how computer networks operate, or how to de-bug programs? Are you a problem solver? Are you patient with your grandma when she calls you asking how to work her email, or happy to be the one person to whom your friend goes when he can’t […]

How to Become an HVAC Technician

Do you enjoy a diverse day full of a variety of challenges – away from a desk? Are you detail-oriented and like to figure out how things work? Do you like to fix what’s broken? If so, consider a career as a key player in the successful climate control functioning of homes and offices: an […]

How to Become a Dental Laboratory Technician

Part artists and part engineers, dental laboratory technicians make people look and feel better by perfecting smiles and improving teeth. They are behind the many dental devices that improve our daily lives, including orthodontics, crowns and bridges, and even false teeth. In short, dental laboratory technicians are a critical part of the dental care team. If […]

How to Write a Dental Assistant Resume

If you like working with people and knowing that you make a difference in their well-being, a career as a dental assistant might be the perfect fit. But how do you get started in this great role? More specifically, how do you write a resume that will make a great first impression? What to Include […]

Top 210 Most Prescribed Drugs: 2016 Edition

Acyclovir (Zovirax) – antiviral used to treat symptoms of herpes Adalimumab (Humira) – used to treat arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and plaque psoriasis in adults Albuterol sulfate (Ventolin HFA) – inhaler used to treat asthma Alendronate (Fosamax) – used to prevent bone loss (osteoporosis) Allopurinol (Zyloprim) – used to treat gout and certain types of kidney stones Alprazolam (Xanax) – […]

How to Become a Bookkeeper

Adults know how important it is to keep track of where their money goes. It’s equally important for a business to keep track of their flow of money, which is why they hire a bookkeeper. What does a bookkeeper do? A bookkeeper is responsible for keeping track of an organization’s accounts. They make sure that […]

5 Great Resources for Pharmacy Tech Students

Chances are if you’re in school to become a pharmacy technician, you’re already busy with studying, taking tests, attending classes, externships, and maybe even work on top of all that! Who has time to look up resources with all of that going on? In an effort to save you time, below are five great resources […]

How to Become a Paralegal

Do investigative and legal shows fascinate you? Are you a team player, someone who takes his or her work seriously and is happy to contribute? Do you enjoy completing tasks that may require critical thinking and research? If you said yes to the questions above, then consider career training as a paralegal What is a […]

Dental Assistant vs. Dental Hygienist

We’ve all been there: you sit in the chair at the dentist’s office while the dentist and his or her assistant peer at your teeth… or lie in that same chair while a hygienist polishes and flosses your pearly whites. You might not think about it much at the time, but each of those people […]

Can I go to Cosmetology School Online?

With so many opportunities for getting your education through an online program, you may be wondering if cosmetology school can be completed over the Internet. The answer is currently a resounding “No”. A fully online beauty school simply does not exist.1 Of course, even if one existed, it would likely lack some of the critical […]

How to Write a Pharmacy Technician Resume

So you’ve graduated from your Pharmacy Technician program and are ready to begin the search for a new career. Before you start applying for jobs, it is a good idea to make sure that your resume has all of the things that your new employer is looking for. 1. Your name and contact information At the […]

How to Become a Marketing Manager

If you’ve ever heard an advertisement on the radio, read about a grand opening in the newspaper, or watched a commercial on television, then you are already somewhat familiar with what a marketing manager does. Are you able to … Come up with creative ideas? See solutions where others can’t? Change direction easily? Give great […]

How to Become an Executive Assistant

Imagine the CEO of a Fortune 500 company and the work required to keep her activities running smoothly. Perhaps she has a team of administrative assistants, or perhaps she has one very knowledgeable executive assistant who manages that team and how the work is administered. If you have worked in an office before, and have […]

Manicurist vs Nail Technician: What is the Difference?

Do you have creative flair, love keeping up with fashion trends, and enjoy working with people? Can you work with your hands to complete tiny artistic designs? Perhaps you are already considering becoming a manicurist or a nail technician – both of which are roles where you might help your clients to feel more beautiful […]

How to Become an Electronic Engineer Technician

Do you love solving logic problems? Do you take things apart, just to see how they work? When an electronic appliance breaks, are you the one to fix it? If so, you may be cut out for a career in electronic engineering technology. Electronic engineer Technician Job Description Electronic engineer technicians work with engineers; they […]

Tips for Writing a Medical Assistant Resume

If you have talked to other graduates of medical assisting programs, then you know that while the job market for them is good, it can still be pretty competitive when the search for a job begins. Most employers are looking for graduates who have some on the job experience and do not need to be […]

Top 10 Online Resources for Dental Hygienists & Dental Assistants

Students in the dental assistant diploma program or the dental hygienists associate degree program can find many valuable resources online for answering questions during their studies and finding help after graduation. With this list of websites, you can find answers to questions about certifications and study materials, drug and disease information, continuing education, and dental industry news. […]

Questions and Answers for your Dental Assistant Interview

After you’ve received your diploma in dental assisting you will hopefully be ready to take the next step towards your dental assisting career.(1) We all know that jobs are not just handed over to you! You’ll need a strong resume and brush up on your interview skills if you’re hoping to land the job that you […]

How to Become a Massage Therapist

Massage therapists work hands-on with clients to relive stress, encourage relaxation, improve posture and circulation, aid healing from injuries, and increase flexibility. There are many different types of massage from deep-tissue to sports to prenatal massage. Some clients say that the benefits of massage are “magical” in promoting spiritual and physical healing. Through the power […]

Five Tips to Excel in Any Online Training Program

There are a lot of different degree programs that are offered online nowadays, medical billing and coding and paralegal training for example. With these programs, students are able to work at their own pace on the course content and continue to hold a full-time job while they are studying. This could be a huge relief but […]

An Alphabetized List of Terms for the HVAC Technician

HVAC technicians are trained to work on heating and refrigeration systems in residential, commercial, and factory buildings. It is important that they understand some basic terms that are related to engineering and mechanics, as well as some of the more specific terms that are used within the industry.(1) If you’re thinking about a career as an […]

Improve your Chances of Becoming a Paralegal

For many students the hardest part of starting a career is not figuring out how to pass their program of study, but figuring out what to do afterwards. Even with career services and an understanding of the field you want to work in it can be hard to land a job in today’s economy. If […]

How to Become a Water Treatment Systems Operator

If you would enjoy a career where you get to perform hands-on work that benefits both the environment and the people who live nearby, then you may want to consider obtaining a degree in Process Technology so that you may be able to enter into a career as a Water Treatment Systems Operator.(1) Water Treatment Systems […]

How to Become an Electrical and Electronics Installer and Repairer

Do you like electronics and have a natural curiosity as to how they function, how they are put together, and how they can be taken apart? Do you also have an interest in circuitry and how electricity runs throughout equipment? Would you like to not only repair damaged equipment, but also work in an environment […]

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