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The NOT-TO-DO LIST Medical Assistant
The NOT-TO-DO LIST

I didn’t understand why I wasn’t accomplishing my major goals. I thought I was doing it right, according to the supposed “goal rules.” I was setting tangible goals, writing them down, going over my list in the morning, etc.

Why wasn’t I able to find time to go to school? I quit after a week. I wanted to start a new career – I really did. Then a friend told me to keep a list for a week of what I was actually doing. Bingo. Here is what I found out:

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Graduate Highlight - Medical Assistant Program - Chelsea Vronch
Graduate Highlight - Medical Assistant Program - Chelsea Vronch

Even when Chelsea Vronch felt that the coursework was challenging, she kept persevering. “I would tell anyone that you just have to stick to it and work hard, even when it gets difficult,” she says. “You won't regret the outcome.”

Caring for others makes medical assisting a rewarding career, but why else do students choose it?
Rockford Career College graduates tell us there are many reasons to love this occupation. Here are just a few of the most commonly mentioned:

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Graduate Highlight - Kadijah Townsel - Medical Assistant
Graduate Highlight - Kadijah Townsel - Medical Assistant

You've worked 88 hours this week. Now imagine having to attend class and complete assignments on top of that. While some could consider this an impossible feat, this was recent RCC graduate Kadijah Townsel's routine.

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Graduate Highlight - Ashley Jarrett Medical Assistant
Graduate Highlight - Ashley Jarrett

Do you find that there is not enough time in the day to complete everything on your list? If you have a packed schedule and little time to relax, you may believe it is impossible to pursue your dream profession. However, with our flexible scheduling options and ten-month program length, completing a medical assistant diploma program at Rockford Career College may be possible after all. Ashley Jarrett is just one of many recent graduates who was able to fit school into her hectic life.

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Graduate Highlight - Kierra Weilson Medical Assistant
Graduate Highlight - Kierra Weilson

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”1 This anonymous quote is what recent graduate Kierra Wilson believed as she began a new career path. Although becoming a medical assistant seemed like a daunting task at first, simply taking the first step of enrolling at Rockford Career College brought her closer to her goal. Ms. Wilson worked hard daily until successfully receiving her diploma in May of 2019. 

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Graduate Highlight - Francisca Blanco-Moreno Medical Assistant
Graduate Highlight - Francisca Blanco-Moreno

How could you make your parents proud? Many of us have parents whose primary goal is for us to have a better life than they had. Some great ways to thank them for their efforts are to contribute to your community and improve life for future generations. For Francisca Blanco-Moreno, this meant starting a new career.

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