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Testimonials from Concorde graduates

We love hearing from Concorde graduates! We love hearing their stories … of overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles to attain a diploma or degree and a health care career, of doing something heroic in their field, aided by the training they received here. It reminds us daily of why it is we do what we do. We encourage you to take a moment to read some of these stories. They’re diverse. They’re interesting. They’re dramatic. They’re inspiring. We know this, because they inspire us every day.  

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“Concorde was one of my best vehicles that helped me gain the confidence I needed to change my life. … It all started with a vision, a will and Concorde.”

Lucy Vang | Medical Assistant Graduate

“Concorde for me was life-changing.”

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“I think it’s an amazing school. When I sat down for boards, I felt more than adequately prepared. If you put the work in, your success is almost guaranteed.”

Kontessa Brown | Dental Assisting Graduate

“I am eternally grateful to Dr. Lu-Ping Gamble at the Garden Grove campus. They not only lit a spark, they lit a torch in my heart that shall burn forever! My education changed my life and has had a huge positive impact on the person I am today.”

Jamie Troccoli | Vocational Nursing graduate

“Without the support of certain instructors … I would not have pushed myself to grasp the concepts and pass my boards on the first attempt. Once I passed my boards, it was less than one month after that I landed my first Respiratory Therapist job where I am currently working with so much joy every day.”

Marcus Streator | Respiratory Therapy graduate
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“I decided to go to school because I was tired of working dead-end jobs. … When I found out I was pregnant, I realized that I needed a better life for me, for my child, for my husband, and just to better myself.”

Trenisha Jones | Dental Assistant Graduate

“Knowing I could be working as a Dental Assistant in eight months was crazy to me! I loved going to class and would drive an hour there every day. I’m truly happy that I took the step to go to Concorde. It was the best thing I have done for my family.”

Andrea Nolan | Dental Assistant graduate
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“What I liked about Concorde was that there was nothing flashy. They were very up front, very simple, answered all my questions. They were more concerned with my education than tuition.”

James Harkins | Vocational Nursing Graduate
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“My military experience translated really well into being a student at Concorde.”

Randall Hines | Polysomnographic Technologist Graduate

“Literally a year-and-a-half ago, I was struggling to make ends meet and barely surviving. Now I have a career, make good money, and life gets better every day. I have recommended friends and family go to Concorde, because in as few as nine months, your life can completely change for the better.”

Michelle Cardona | Dental Assistant graduate

“After completion of the RN program I took my NCLEX as soon as I was able, and to my delight I was completely prepared. Now, when people ask, I’m proud to say I went to Concorde.”

Robert Hitchcock | Nursing graduate

“I had the best experience going to Concorde. I graduated last year and got a job from the same place where they set me up with an externship. I have and would definitely recommend Concorde.”


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“There was good simulation, real instruments and a lot of one-on-one instruction. I loved the lab, and I had a great instructor who is also a surgical technician.”

Christine Mejia | Surgical Technology Graduate

“My experience at Concorde Career College was phenomenal. With my instructors being there every step of the way, not only did I gain knowledge and the experience I needed to become successful, I gained confidence. The Concorde Dental Assistant program has changed my life for the better. My salary has doubled since I graduated.”

Cameron Smith | Dental Assistant graduate
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“Concorde is a great starting place. If you have a passion for what you want to do, they’re there to help lead you on whatever path you choose.”

Tamera Watkins | Massage Therapy graduate

“Going back to college, I was more of a hands-on person, and Concorde was the perfect place to go for that. My experience with them was really helpful, and they were able to place me in a job.”


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“The small-sized classes and the one-on-one appealed to me, and the structure of Concorde helped me become a successful student.”


Brandy of Orlando FL via

“Concorde’s staff was dedicated, and their programs are straightforward. Everything I put into it is what I got out.”


Scott of San Diego via

“The teachers were very hands-on, and they were awesome with my schedule. Plus, after you graduate, they also help you find job opportunities, which helped a lot.”


Andrea of Tampa, FL via

“Concorde helped me achieve my dream of becoming a nurse. They equipped me with all the knowledge and tools I needed to pass the NCLEX, and now I’m able to enjoy life as a pediatric nurse in an amazing company with a ton of room for growth. I look forward to going back to school with Concorde to get my RN license at the Dallas campus.”

Tiffany Ferguson | Vocational Nursing graduate

“When I finished and walked that stage, it felt like everything was changing. A whole new journey was beginning and all I could do was thank Concorde, my family, my teachers and classmates. They truly get you to where you need to be. I am fulfilling my dreams and working at the jobs I wanted. Thank you Concorde!”

Brian Eunice | Vocational Nursing graduate

“Concorde was one of the best moves I made in my life. I was a few years removed from active duty, working dead-end jobs, going nowhere because no one really wanted to deal with a veteran. Concorde made it easy to learn with my learning style and at the pace I enjoyed. I’m currently working as a pediatrics home health nurse and loving my career. Thank you, Concorde!”

Stephen Mitchell | Vocational Nursing graduate

“They helped me through the program and gave me a good education. I’m working as medical assistant now, and I’ve had this same job since I was done with the program.”


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“Concorde was an amazing experience. Since attending Concorde, I am now in school to be a dentist. They helped me find what I’m passionate about, and for that I will always be thankful.”


Courtney of Tampa, FL via

“I loved my experience with Concorde Career College. I went to other colleges and just didn’t seem to fit. With Concorde’s friendly atmosphere, I felt like I really fit in there.”


Brittany of Kansas City, MO via

“It seemed like everything went by so fast. The classes were fun and informative. After I completed my program and graduated, I was blessed with a job that I enjoy doing. Due to hard work and Concorde, I now work as a registrar at Care Spot Urgent Care Center that I have been with for a year now. Thanks Concorde!”

Asharie Stigler | Medical Office Administration graduate

“If you want to have a career that you can be proud of, Concorde is your first step to success.”

Nelande Williams | Medical Office Administration graduate

“I am currently working for a great orthodontist applying the skills that were offered to me through Concorde. My instructors truly prepared me for the career path I chose coming into the program. Thanks to Concorde, I am prepared to advance myself into a more demanding career of becoming an orthodontist in the future.”

Aunyea Piggie | Dental Assistant graduate

“Concorde was one of the best decisions I ever made. The instructor was very hands-on and taught me everything I needed to know. I love being a Dental Assistant and being able to provide for my children.”

Rafaela Valdez | Dental Assistant graduate

“It’s never too late to follow your dream. Concorde Career College’s professional team is ready to assist you to make your dream a reality.”

Aylin Sarokhian | Dental Hygiene graduate

“I have taken the MA program and the LVN program. Concorde is a wonderful school. There is a difference between passion and a paycheck, and most of my instructors had a passion for what they do. The program was challenging but well worth it. I love this college!”

Davina Thomas-Clark | Medical Assistant, Vocational Nurse graduate

“The Nursing program has changed my life and my family’s life. Now, I am determined to change many more lives. Joining Concorde was one of the best decisions I have made. I used to work long hours at a gas station, and my life was headed nowhere. Now, I have a goal and a mission in life. Thanks, Concorde!”

Asif Sayani, Vocational Nursing graduate

“Concorde has been awesome! From great teachers, tutoring and hands-on experience, it has been a blessing. I graduated in 2012 and have been working as an MA four years now. Thanks, Concorde! I couldn’t do it without you. Best choice I’ve made!”

Evone Jones, Medical Assistant graduate
Emily Voss

“Concorde was great! They enabled me to get to where I am today, doing what I really love every day.”

Emily Voss : Surgical Technology/Surgical Technology Degree Completion graduate
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“The instructors and staff were so supportive on both the academic side and in the real-world training we received. It was a very intense program. But they made us all feel like a family that was getting through it together.”

Celeste Watkins : Physical Therapist Assistant graduate

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