After not being in school for 13 years, Betty was a little apprehensive about going back. But she says the learning environment at Career Quest helped her get through that. “If you need something there is always somebody her to help you,” she says. “Even if you’re not in class, you can pick up the phone and call an instructor, which I have.
Ivonne already had her medical billing and coding certificate, when she went back to study medical office administration, to make herself more attractive on the job market.
Skye was tired of jumping from job to job and was looking for more stability. She had always been interested in the medical field and helping people. And she loves to learn, so medical assisting seemed like the perfect fit.
At the age of 44, Charles was working a job that was comfortable and paid all of his family’s bills. But the thought of working at that job for the next 20 to 25 years was scarier than the idea of going back to school, so he took the plunge. He signed up for Career Quest’s Network Administration program and he’s never looked back.
Bethany started college straight out of high school, but when she got pregnant she didn’t feel like she was supported enough to continue her education. So she moved home. She has worked in a factory setting and also in home healthcare, but knew neither one was something she wanted to do for the rest of her life.
After many years in retail management, Denise knew she needed a change. “I couldn’t physically do it anymore,” she says. “I wanted a job that used my brain and not my body so much.” She knew she needed an education in order to get the job in IT that she was seeking, and she found that education at Career Quest.
Already a paramedic, Andrew was planning to enter a nursing program at a local community college, but he hit a barrier when facing their prerequisites and their unwillingness to work with him.
When Damien started at Career Quest, he wasn’t sure he could do it, especially after not excelling in high school. He kept getting more confident in his knowledge and his skills, which also allowed him to become more comfortable with public speaking. “Career Quest gave me the confidence I need to be able to speak in front of people,” he says.
Adrienne knows she belongs working with people. She loves having the patient contact and helping people out. She’s been out of school for some time. And because she grew up with a learning disability and dyslexia, she was worried about going back. She didn’t want to put in the time and effort if something was going to go wrong.