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Phlebotomy Technician Graduate Inspires Others

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In general, most of us know what our dream job would be, if we could make it a reality. What if we told you that you CAN make your dream job become your new career?

U.S. Colleges offers students the opportunity to gain the hands-on training and skills they need for many in-demand and highly sought after careers.

Today, we want to introduce you to Maribel S. She is a graduate from U.S. Colleges, the Montclair campus and she made her dream job come to fruition, just like you can. Below, we will tell you a bit about Maribel and her journey here at U.S. Colleges. You will see that training for an in-demand career is not only helpful, but beneficial, and can propel you towards success.

Maribel’s Story

Hi, my name is Maribel and I always had and still have a first and primary job and that is being a mother to my beautiful children. I found myself working at a job on the night shift two years ago. The job was demanding and required me to work the night shift 4 days a week for 10 or more hours a day. Not only was is tiring, it was taking away time from my children.

Quality time spent with my children was not happening and this brought me down. I decided now was the time to get back into school and better myself. I wanted better for my children, but, more importantly, for myself too.

I reached out to U.S. Colleges and learned about the different programs offered and my options. I was interested in phlebotomy and decided to enroll in the phlebotomy technician certificate program.

As I started my journey, I learned a lot in the program. I learned how to draw blood correctly and found the course to be very hands-on, which helped me develop my skills and knowledge in the field. I started to feel confident.

Towards the end of the program, I was sent out on an externship and was in a local lab nearby. Here, I was able to continue practicing blood draws and learn everything I could about the setting. I found that what my instructors taught me was very useful and I used and recalled information daily throughout the externship.

Today, I am a confident and skilled phlebotomist and I owe it all to the training and staff at U.S. Colleges. They helped me succeed and pass my state tests. I love where I work, and I enjoy helping patients and caring for them day in and out.

Oh, and don’t let me forget to mention, I can now spend more time with the children, which is awesome. Thank you, U.S. Colleges Montclair Team, – you rock!

Phlebotomy Technician Training at U.S. Colleges

Becoming a certified phlebotomist like Maribel is easy when you choose U.S. Colleges. Our instructors and faculty are here to help you succeed. We cannot tell you how proud we are of Maribel and many other students, just like her, who have graduated from our program.

Our phlebotomy training program consists of 78 hours of lecture/lab and 40 hours at an externship site. You will receive the hands-on experience, training, and skills you need to be successful in your role outside of the program.

If you would like to discuss enrollment in our program, please reach out to one of our U.S. Colleges advisors today! We cannot wait to help you achieve your goals.

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