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Awards Season 2016 – 5 Hairstyle Successes from Red Carpet

(Source: Getty Images) Award season in Hollywood is officially underway, and we’re already seeing several new and gorgeous hairstyles come out of it. We’ve recently wrapped up the People’s Choice Awards and the Golden Globes, and we’ve loved the do’s celebs chose for those events. We saw a nice mix of styles, some of them […]

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MTI College Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List

[Sacramento, CA – January 12, 2016]—MTI College announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse. Now in its seventh year, the original, premier Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service […]

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What is the Difference Between Paralegals and Legal Secretaries?

While judges and lawyers typically garner the lion’s share of the media attention, the legal field offers a wide array of career opportunities beyond just these two. Paralegals and legal secretaries, for example, both play essential roles in the legal system, and both of these disciplines can lead to rewarding and exciting careers. However, there […]

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What Does American Bar Association Approval Mean for Paralegal Programs?

If you’re interested in starting a career as a paralegal, then you know that there are plenty of educational options available. But how can you separate the best from the rest? One way to verify a prospective school’s quality is to check its certifications. A reputable paralegal education program will be endorsed or approved by […]

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How to Become a Paralegal

You’re a great communicator. You’re detail oriented, and your critical thinking skills are excellent. You love getting to the bottom of things through careful research. Well, it sounds like you have what it takes to become a paralegal. Of course, if you want to embark upon a career as a paralegal, you’ll need to get […]

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Most Common Tasks Performed by Paralegals

According to the American Association for Paralegal Education, a paralegal  “…performs substantive and procedural legal work as authorized by law, which work, in the absence of the paralegal, would be performed by an attorney. Paralegals have knowledge of the law gained through education, or education and work experience, which qualifies them to perform legal work. […]

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What You Will Learn from Paralegal Training at MTI College

Behind every good lawyer is a great paralegal. Paralegals work behind the scenes to assist attorneys, law firms, corporations, and government agencies by performing important legal work. Becoming a paralegal requires excellent organization and critical thinking skills, not to mention extensive knowledge of legal concepts. Getting Your Paralegal Education at MTI MTI offers a respected […]

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Demand for Medical Assistants with Certification

The demand for medical assistants in the United States is growing at a rapid rate, and furthermore, demand is expected to continue to grow as more and more of the Baby Boomer generation enters retirement and continues to age. The current confluence of several different contributing factors, such as the ongoing technological advancement in various medical […]

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Why Administrative Office Training Is so Valuable

Office administrative staff members play a strong, vital role in the successful management of a wide variety of businesses and organizations. The training you receive when you sign on for a course of study in office administration is invaluable to your career success, and to the overall success of any venture that you eventually become a […]

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Common Business Administration Jobs for New Graduates

Whether you are considering pursuing a degree in business administration, or are already working toward one, you may be wondering exactly what type of work a degree in business administration is preparing you to do. A degree in business administration actually prepares you to excel in a diverse range of fields, performing a wide variety […]

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What Computer Programs Are Most Valuable in Business and Accounting?

It is increasingly more difficult to overestimate the value of a solid understanding of computer software programs in attaining success in either the field of business or accounting. These days, it’s almost impossible to find a job posting for any position in any field that doesn’t require at least a basic understanding of rudimentary software […]

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FAQs on Healthcare Certification

Looking to start a career in the healthcare industry often begins with seeking some type of professional certification. There are many courses offered that prepare prospective healthcare workers for exams that lead to certification in a wide variety of specialties. And certification is offered by a variety of certifying bodies in a variety of specialties, including […]

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How to Evaluate a for-Profit College: a Consumer’s Guide

By BETH J. HARPAZ Associated Press | Jul 7, 2015, 5:10 PM ET Commercial schools have been around for centuries, providing training in fields like accounting and construction that loftier educational institutions did not always offer. America’s first billionaire, John D. Rockefeller Sr., completed a course at one such school, Folsom’s Business College in Cleveland, […]

Why Retention Rates at Sacramento Community Colleges Matter

While completion rates for Sacramento Community Colleges may have fallen steadily over the last four years, according to an article published in the Sacramento Bee, retention rates at MTI College have continued to rise. Why Retention Rates Are Important Why should you care more about retention rates as you consider your choices for attending Sacramento […]

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Paul Mitchell the School MTI Raises $2.1 Million

11th Annual Gala Features Magic Johnson, Fran Drescher, Danny Trejo, Marie Osmond, Sara Rue, John Paul DeJoria, Ricky & Andrea Schroder, Jo Anne Worley & Kathy Buckley (Sacramento, CA – May 2014) – After three months and literally thousands of hair shows, casual days, cut-a-thons, and “FUNraisers,” more than 13,000 cosmetology students from 110 Paul […]

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Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School

Get the Best Cosmetology Training Your career in cosmetology should start with choosing a beauty school that teaches you the latest hair and makeup techniques. But there’s more to beauty school training than just learning the latest fashion trends. Cosmetology students in Sacramento have the benefit of working right in the center of one of […]

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Top Industries for Sacramento Careers

On the west coast, Sacramento has many industries to offer its residents. Its location just a couple hours from the San Francisco Bay and at the junction of major railways makes it home to a variety of occupations and commercial activity. A perk of having such a diverse population with a variety of careers is […]

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Technology Opportunities around Silicon Valley

The capital city of California is located a two-hour drive northeast of the San Francisco Bay Area, and it has become an attractive location for individuals seeking the education and training needed for tech opportunities in Silicon Valley. Excellent jobs are available for those with the right training, and Sacramento is a favorable location for […]

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The Rise of IT Network Administrators

In today’s world of 4G mobile service networks, fiber optic internet service, and even research looking into transferring human consciousness into robotic avatars, the future is looking bright for the technologically minded. It is even more promising for those who are able to manage technological systems as IT Network Administrators. Every year, more companies and […]

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Training for a Career as a Paralegal

Paralegals play an important role in the business, legal and governmental institutions of this country. Ostensibly seen as clerical workers, paralegals can be more accurately described as legal assistants. There are approximately a quarter million paralegals employed in the U.S., about 70% of whom work in the legal services sector. In 1997, the field was […]

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What Skills You will Learn with Business Training from MTI

Real-World Business Training The business world needs many parts to function as a smooth machine. One of the key components of any organization is the business administration department. Business administrators are the muscles of an organization’s body. They do the heavy lifting that allows a workplace to function. There is a lot to know for […]

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The Basics of Salon Hygiene

The Importance of Salon Hygienics It is very important to keep a beauty salon hygienic. This is a basic fact that is taught to all cosmetology students attending Paul Mitchell the School at MTI College in Sacramento, California. Beauty salons that do not practice proper hygiene will be very unattractive to customers, and they will have a hard time […]

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Questions to Ask When Looking at Sacramento Colleges

Not Every Sacramento College is Equal Choosing a Sacramento college is a decision that requires careful research and planning. When interviewing colleges, use these questions as a guide to select the best college for you. Read on to find out if MTI College is the right choice for you and learn why MTI was voted […]

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Job Opportunities for Office Administrators

One of the biggest questions that college students are asked is some variation of, where will you find a job? For business and office administrators, the answer is refreshingly straightforward. Everywhere. Across all fields and all types of businesses, it is hard to find an office that does not employ or could not benefit from […]

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Top 5 Skills Paralegals Need

Success as a paralegal will depend on the skills a person develops and brings with them to the workplace. The more they can contribute, the more effective their attorneys will be in defending clients, and the more valued they will be to the firm. The ability to demonstrate these skills will also determine a job […]

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Cosmetology Skills Learned at MTI’s Paul Mitchell Sacramento

Learn Cosmetology at MTI’s Paul Mitchell Sacramento Going to beauty school offers students an opportunity to learn new skills in a field that allows them to express their creativity while also building a business based upon providing excellent services to clients. Although learning about cosmetology will involve many opportunities to pursue one’s passion by performing […]

Career College Advantages

Education has become not just a goal for students, but an industry that is driven by the misconception that there is a right way and a wrong way to earn your diploma. The truth is that after graduating from traditional 4 year college programs, many young adults are left directionless, without a set of practical […]

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Trade School Programs vs. On-the-Job Training

A common question that Sacramento trade schools receive is: Why should I go to a trade school when I can get on-the-job training with a future employer? To summarize that answer, trade schools offer valuable skills training that may not be as comprehensive as the basic job training workers would receive at the work place. […]

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55 Million New Jobs by 2020 According to New Study

Workers across the nation have new reason to celebrate the recovering economy. Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce working together with Georgetown Public Policy Institute have projected that there will by 55 million job openings emerging over the course of this decade. Of these, 24 million will result from new job creation and […]

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Why Choose MTI College in Sacramento

Community colleges give students the flexibility to explore several educational channels without having to invest the time or monetary commitment that four-year colleges and universities demand. For students in the Sacramento area, there are many junior colleges to choose from including MTI and American River College. However, unlike other schools MTI College offers a number […]

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MTI College: Share Ware and Adopt-a-Family Charity

Since its founding in 1965, MTI College has been a community-based institution with a strong focus on the community in which it exists. As a result, the community service in which MTI College students, faculty and staff participate has also been a major focus of the College as a whole. For Rochelle Barnes, Desktop Applications […]

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MTI College Donates Resources in Sacramento Blood Drive

First, some facts about blood: The shelf life for whole blood is forty-two days. It takes fifty-six days for a person to regenerate enough red blood cells to be eligible to donate again. One-in-Seven people hospitalized require blood transfusions. To supply the forty or more hospitals that with whom Blood Source works, they need 700 […]

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5 MTI Paul Mitchell Stylists Listed in BE!’s Top Platform Artists

In 2012, BE! Magazine released its “Top 40 Platform Artists” list for the year. We are proud to announce that five of the honorees are Paul Mitchell MTI College stylists and educators! Every year, those ranked within this prestigious list can move up or down the pecking order, be removed entirely, or be brought in from […]

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Computer Training at an Accredited Sacramento School

Get your IT diploma and Get out into the workforce MTI, well-known for its high standard of excellence in education, is one of the best Sacramento computer training schools out there. We strive to provide students with course flexibility that allows them to make important decisions that will affect their academic and future employment careers. […]

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Paul Mitchell MTI Students Attend Beacon 2012

Hosted every July in Las Vegas, Beacon is a symposium organized by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) for cosmetology students across the country. During this week-long event, students attend specialized classes taught by some of the biggest players in the business. They also have a rare opportunity to network with high profile salon/spa owners and […]

Women’s Opportunity Award for MTI Students

Soroptimist: noun. <Latin Sor (sister) + optimist (a person disposed to take a favorable view) So what do you get when you create a sisterhood of people finding ways to take a positive outlook on the challenges that life can present for women the world over? According to the Soroptimist: Best for Women organization’s mission […]

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Career Training Popular Amid Economic Instability

Graduating with Career-Ready skills is becoming more and more necessary All to often, those who have received a BA or a BS degree graduate and find themselves waiting tables or doing other menial jobs that have nothing to do with their major. This is mostly because, although four year college offer a well-rounded education, they […]

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Train for Sacramento Jobs

Changing Careers, or Starting New Ones Has Never Been Easier Anyone will tell you that a good education is the first step on the road to a good, stable career. MTI, voted Sacramento California’s best vocational college, will provide you with the knowledge and experience necessary to begin a successful career in several in-demand industries […]


The Sacramento Bee: Career college reports hiring uptick in Sacramento

By Darrell Smith, Sacramento Bee Published Monday, Mar. 07, 2011 More than two months into 2011, it remains a rough ride for many Sacramento-area job seekers. But a local career college is reporting an increase in job placements – a small but welcome sign of hiring activity in the region. MTI College in Sacramento has […]