Concorde Career Colleges Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (51)
I'm attending the RN program at Concorde Career College in Memphis. This is a fast paced program and you need to be very dedicated to be successful. I would most definitely recommend this program to other. I believe currently it is an 18 month program which includes general education classes required. This school also has a contract with Christian Brothers if you desire to obtain for BSN. The teaching staff is very knowledgeable in their field. My only negatives are that schedules change slightly. And some of the clinicals sites are up to 100 miles away. These are all things that can be dealt with if Nursing is where you really want to be. This program is good for older adults who feel like they do not have several more years to spend at a traditional college.
Great School! Very hands on! Instructions are very professional and help you with whatever is needed. The staff in general is always there for a helping hand and don't want to see you fail. My rep is R. J. He is by far the best rep in the school!
I wouldn't recommend any one to attend this facility it's beyond unorganized and they only want your money. for Dental assisting you can easily just go into a office with no experience and apply. nothing your taught in class is utilized in the real office any way! you get $9-$11 an hour paying $16,000 to the school is not worth this!
I feel like I learned how to make something of myself here. I've learned a lot and I've learned how to make a career in something I enjoy doing. Enrolling was one of the best decisions I've ever made and I would highly recommend anyone to go here is they want to be successful and to meet great people that only want the best for you.
By far the best school I have ever seen for healthcare. Absolutely love my experience here!! I would recommend to anybody seeking professional training to come check out this school. I have attended another institute and it was not well organized here at Concorde you will never have to worry about not being helped or having adequate staff to help you on your journey to success.
Everyone there is so helpful and willing to teach you whatever you need to know in order to be successful! The instructors don't just rush through the lessons they make sure you understand all the skills you need to know. Also The building is very clean and well organized. I recommend this school to anyone!
Like with all things in life you will get out of it what you put in. We started our program with 21 and graduated 5. This is college and it isn't easy. Most were lost with the first semester, the course work is hard. I had three young kids and managed a full time job, being a mom and graduated top of my class. It was difficult and the instructors helped me when I thought I couldn't go on. Because of their support I had a job before I graduated and have been well prepared for all positions I applied for. I even returned to finish my BS degree through the online program and will be done in a few weeks.
I graduated from the Concorde Career College in Memphis,TN back in October.2013. I haven't found a job yet I wish I had someone to tell me about this school before attending please don't attend this school if you're pursuing a career in dental assisting
I attended the Memphis, Tn Concorde College campus for Respiratory Therapy and just recently graduated. The instructors are amazing and you are fully prepared to start your career immediately after graduating. At times it was extremely challenging but with that comes the ability to graduate sooner than everyone else. I graduated and completed both board exams within a month. This is a great a school for Respiratory Therapy. All of my clinical sites say they prefer hiring Concorde grads because they receive the best training.
This school is the worse school you can go to, the staff doesn't even care about your education, they will push you through just until you get to the end and you don't know enough to pass the predictor or the nclex. Now lets talk about this predictor, its an ATI test that is suppose to tell you how are going to do on the nclex well here at Concorde to pass you need a 63 which is equivalent to getting a 73 on the nclex and guess what that's failing!! The curriculum at Concorde is not properly planned out i cant tell you how many times we had multiple exams in one day some of which were 10+ chapters its nearly impossible to overcome. We also have some instructors who because the have a higher level of education they feel like you should already know all of it and can talk to you anyway they want. A unprofessional instructor should not be teaching professionalism. When an instructor is approaching the campus president and director of nursing because her entire class is failing because they are lacking the skills that they were suppose to get in another class and they say "well the students are not my first priority making money is so we cant fail them all do something" what does that say about this school as a whole? We have approached every problem we have had since the start of the program and nothing has happen now its 6 terms later and half the class cant graduate now they are looking for answers. We have no clinical sight besides nursing homes because we keep losing the hospitals because of our reputation and its horrible. Concorde is a self teach college we learned drugs and injections off of a YouTube video like really look at like this if you were a patient is the hospital would you want someone sticking you with a needle who learned off a video and has never done it on someone or even been able to practice on a fake arm or etc like promised when you first enter the Concorde tour? When you come to the Concorde tour they make it seem so perfect well you ever hear if it sounds to good to be true it usually is? well that's what its like being enrolled at Concorde. Please people read this and take my advice do not come here its a horrible school don't waste your time and money, sounds good to finish in 15 months but 9 out of 10 don't finish in 15 they finish in 2 years+ for that go to a good college like FSCJ and get your education the right way , don't ruin your life i promise you it will be hell.