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Choosing a Non-Traditional Path After High School

Choosing a Non-Traditional Path After High School If you’re a recent high school graduate who’s decided to pursue a non-traditional career path, you may be feeling like everyone except you has decided to go to college.  The reality is, however, that only 69.1% of 2018 high school graduates enrolled in college, meaning over 20% of… Read more »

How Does Carolina Career College Compare to Traditional Community Colleges?

How Does Carolina Career College Compare to Traditional Community Colleges? Whether you’re a working professional looking to change careers or a recent high school graduate in search of an alternative to a traditional four-year university, you may find yourself researching community colleges.  If you’re in the Triangle area, you might have seen Carolina Career College… Read more »

Overcoming the Obstacles Standing Between You and Your IT Career

Overcoming the Obstacles Standing Between You and Your IT Career If you’ve been thinking about making the transition to an IT career, you might find yourself holding back from taking the first step.  And that’s ok.  It’s natural to second guess yourself before making a big life decision. We hear some common concerns from students… Read more »

Free Online IT Training Resources

Free Online IT Training Resources If you’re considering making the switch to an exciting career in IT, you’ve probably been spending some time on the internet to learn more and get a better understanding of what to expect.  Online research can be a great way to get an idea of what other people have experienced… Read more »

Carolina Career College Celebrates 18 Years in Business!

Carolina Career College Celebrates 18 Years in Business!     This year, Carolina Career College is proudly celebrating 18 years in business as one of the Triangle’s leading IT training schools. It’s been a wonderful journey so far and we can’t wait to see where the next 18 years – and beyond – take our… Read more »

How to Talk to Your Parents About Alternate Career Paths After High School

How to Talk to Your Parents About Alternate Career Paths After High School Every year when graduation season rolls around, millions of students are left thinking, “What comes next?” For some, it’s a four-year college or university experience, but a traditional college education isn’t right for everyone. Some people come out of high school ready… Read more »

9 Networking Tips to Help You Land the IT Job of Your Dreams

9 Networking Tips to Help You Land the IT Job of Your Dreams While many industries are struggling to grow and providing fewer job opportunities, the IT industry is blossoming. According to Sageworks Analyst James Noe, growth in companies providing software testing, IT infrastructure, and computer systems design and management is obvious. This statement makes… Read more »

Women Who Have Helped Shape the IT Industry

Women Who Have Helped Shape the IT Industry As a historically male-dominated industry, women are still fighting for more representation throughout the IT industry, especially in leadership roles. While the percentage of women in IT is on the rise, ranging from 27%-47% at major tech companies like Netflix, Microsoft, and Uber, the numbers drop significantly… Read more »