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Scott in Jacksonville, Florida

Sanford Brown Schools great for Medical Assisting?

I know a ton of people who have gone to Sanford-Brown in different cities and have had great success getting jobs and moving up. Honestly, almost...

virtualwhispers in Camden, New Jersey

Updated 84 months ago

Screwed Up Taking Medical Assistant Class - 2 Replies

I really messed up taking this MA class. For one thing, the class was only 2 months long. One month for ECG and one month for Phlebotomy. But the...

shay in Gaithersburg, Maryland

how can i get started as a medical assistant

I have been out of school for 8month now had about 5 interviews and still nothing do any one know an office that is wiiling to train new gras

Jessica in El Cajon, California

Updated 85 months ago

I plan on moving to Washington from California... - 2 Replies

I was wondering if there are any certain certifications that I might need in order to work in any of the clinics there. And if do I go about...

macool in Grand Rapids, Michigan

What Medical Assistant School should I go to?

I am contemplating going to school to become a medical assistant. Does anyone know a good school in Michigan to go too. I am debating between a...

Kat in Lewisville, Texas

Updated 85 months ago

Questions about becoming a medical assistant? Do you get health insurance? Questions about being certified/registered? - 1 Reply

I'm 18 recently graduated from high school. I want to work in the medical field. I have some questions about medical assisting. I have looked into it...

I KNOW in Chicago, Illinois

can't find work

To all the medical assistants out of work in illinois. What school did you attend and how long have you been out of school and what have you done to...

jaclie in Monroe, Michigan

Questions about becoming a medical assistant? Do you get health insurance? Questions about being certified/registered?

I'm 18 recently graduated from high school. I want to work in the medical field. I have some questions about medical assisting. I have looked into it...

Kat in Lewisville, Texas

Updated 85 months ago

Request of a Physician - 1 Reply

Hi, I would like to know if a physician is out of the office and he calls you on the phone and asks you to interpret a patients ECG, sign his name...

ladavila in Fresno, California

Trouble finding a job.

I graduated from Institute of Technology Clovis, Ca in January 2009, and it has been tough to find work. I had perfect attendance and made deans...

jessica in Flushing, New York

Updated 85 months ago

Medical Assistant - 4 Replies

To all Medical Assistant: when I went in for an externship, I accomplish alot of experience at a Family Medical Center. I gain more knowledge about...

jessica in Flushing, New York

MA positions

Hi i need advise i recently graduated from an acredited Medical Assistant School but the problem is that every time i go on interviews i don't get...

Mina lee in Orangevale, California

Updated 85 months ago

Being a Medical Assistant was in demand - 6 Replies

They just now won't tell you until after you sign your life away to them. I just think there's not enough hospitals or clinics available for all of...

Lisa in Cleveland, Tennessee

Updated 85 months ago

Chattanooga School - 5 Replies

Has anyone gone to school at Academy of Allied Health in Chattanooga, TN? I'd like to get opinions and find out what your experience was.Do they...

Lavi in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Updated 85 months ago

Medical Assistants in MASS! help a fellow bostonian out! :) - 3 Replies

Hello everyone. Graduated from a MA training program approximately one year ago. I have had no luck in jobs,had one interview,never got a call back....

Ty in Saint Albans, New York

Updated 85 months ago

What is the next step for A.O.S. in Medical Assisting ( Transfering Credits to another College to get a Higher Degree) - 7 Replies

Hello everyone, I am currently attending school to get my A.O.S. in Medical Assisting. I would like to continue my Education and go for something...

Hope in Norfolk, Virginia

Updated 86 months ago

midical part time - 2 Replies

To find a part time job in virginia during the night is a hassle.

dgreen in Atlantic Beach, Florida

Updated 86 months ago

interview in a chiropractor office - 2 Replies

I am a medical assistant and I have an interview with a chiropractor later on this week, does anyone out there have any tips on what questions I can...

MommyandGrandma in Bronx, New York

Updated 87 months ago

Is is still stupid if you have experience? - 3 Replies

Wondering if it is a stupid move to go back to MA position if I have experience that is over 20 years old, back in 1989 I was a MA and will probably...

tcmedicala in Windsor, California

Updated 87 months ago

Medical Assistants - 1 Reply

Earn a commission each time one of your patients fills a Prescription visit to enroll

TWANNA JOHNSON in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 87 months ago

posting resume - 2 Replies

I have been reading a lot of posts from MAs who are having difficulty finding a job so I have a couple of ideas that might help. First if you haven't...

thecropchick in baltimore, Maryland

Updated 87 months ago



ruthncls in Springfield, Missouri

Help in relocating

I graduated from a Medical Assisting Program in September 2007, and still haven't found employment in that field yet. I have sent out my resume for...

gabriellequarles in Birmingham, Alabama

Medical Assistant wandering why I can't find a JOB!!

I am a 2008 graduate of Virginia College and I've worked in the feild since then but I find it very difficult to find employment when I am not...

kelrenlep in San Diego, California

Updated 88 months ago

not finding a job doing medical assistant - 1 Reply

you go to these schools they claim that they will assist you with job placement. I am a registered medical assistant and registered phlebotomy...

caitlyn needs a job!!! in Hicksville, New York

Certified Medical Assistant

I graduated from a medical assiting school. it was an 11 month course i learned alot and was very excited to get out into the field and start working...

anonymous in San Diego, California

Updated 88 months ago

Medical Assistant Job - 1 Reply

I just want to clarify one thing. Is depositing a payment check in the bank part of a medical assistant's job?

Kat in Arlington, Texas

Updated 88 months ago

medical assistant job - 1 Reply

I graduated from medical assistant school in 2001 i have some experience i have been in lpn school for the last couple of years but i can no longer...

Zeyneba Mustafa in Houston, Texas

what is the secret to finding a job at point and time, MA

I AM MEDICAL ASSISTANT WITH DIALYSIS Experience. i have been looking for a job for a month now and i can't even get interviews. what is the deal??...

trey in Shelby, North Carolina

Updated 88 months ago

attending medical assistant school was a waste of time - 4 Replies

Yes I do agree about going to the medical assistant school and not being able to find a job and yes if you can get in where you have done your...

mmt4 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Updated 88 months ago

HELPPPPPME - 3 Replies

I AM STARTing school to become an MA..ive been reading negative and positive feedback about this career. i go to medvance institute in florida.(WPB)....

suebeme88 in Modesto, California

Updated 88 months ago

Government actions towards diploma mill schools... - 2 Replies

According to BBB action was takan towards these schools: On July 31, 2007 California Attorney General office settled a lawsuit (case BC 374999)...

mlukas in Lowell, Massachusetts

Updated 89 months ago

Looking For A Job in Medical Assisting! - 2 Replies

I graduated back in 2007 and here we are in 2009! Still no job! I don't understand it period.!, I had to fall back on my second trade of being a...

Mrs. T in Birmingham, Alabama

MA student need to interview a certified MA for class presentation

Why did you choose the field? How does your job make a difference? Do you plan to advance up in the medical field with the experience...

Patricia Stokes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Looking to move to Pittsburgh Pa after school Medoca Assistant

Hello I currently attend Pennsylvania Insititue of Technolgy in Phila. Pa. and looking to move to Beaver Pa near Pittsburgh Pa. I would like to work...

tamar in Boston, Massachusetts

Went to LPN orientation today

Yeah,so i went to the orientation at my local community college,but im too late to get into the LPN program this year so i have to wait till Sept...

Cynthia in Detroit, Michigan

Can we talk?

Hi, I'm in Michigans No Worker Left Behind Program. I need to talk to two Medical Assistant who are working for my assignment. I just need to find...

Hummingbird Ave in Flushing, New York

Updated 90 months ago


Hello to all Medical Assistant's.... I am/was quite new to this forum, but feel/felt the pain of not locating a job. I started college later than...

Cynthia in Detroit, Michigan

Medical Assisting since 1989 Whats Changed?

I am looking to get back to work as a medical assistant, but I haven't worked as one since 1989. Can anyone tell me what has changed since then that...

shanee walker in Gaithersburg, Maryland

why cant i find ajob

every one wants a medical assistant thats been doing the job for 1 yr or more well how are now people going to start

Mommies in Colton, California

Medicsl Assitant

I have 9 years of experience in the Medical field. I moved out here to Fontana C.a. and no one wants to hire unless you have a GED. Which is...

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Corpsman in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Updated 90 months ago

medical assistant course was too short - 1 Reply

i attended a medical assistant course that was six weeks long. from the first day we practiced on dummies drawing blood,than the next day we started...

Tries in Dallas, Texas

Updated 90 months ago

i suck at doing EKGs! - 6 Replies

i really do,and thats the only thing that im worried about doing if im hired. the dr is gonna see that i cant do an EKG and fire me. do they train...

tamar in Boston, Massachusetts

Working MAs,do you like your job?

hey,this is for the MAs that are working,or experienced. Since you have been working as a MA,do you feel that you are complete with your...


Updated 90 months ago

Medical Assistant - 2 Replies

I went to MA school in 1991 graduated with a 4.0. I worked in Jackson,MS. for 4 yrs. and made good money. Had to move back to Philadelphia, Ms. ...

SherraSoul in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 90 months ago

I'm sitting in M.A. school now - 1 Reply

Thought I was making a wise awesome choice to start school. Now I am scared. 13,000 bucks for this course, and now I really feel in the hole. I don't...

juliehlee in walnut, California

Updated 91 months ago


I am thinking about becoming a dental assistant, however I have a misdomenor for larceny (shoplifting) which was dismissed and expunged but I know...

Roxanne Arnold in Plainfield, Wisconsin

School for an MA worth it

Is going to school to be an MA worth it? Will I be able to find a job when I finish school? I have 3 misdemeanors but a 4.0 GPA

balletlover70 in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 91 months ago



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