Archives for March, 2012

Why a Technical School Education might be better for the Economy than a Traditional College Education

When it comes to studies over the past few years which have documented the rising number of college dropouts, as well as the economic impact their school abandonment causes in the United States, the numbers are nothing less than shocking. A study by Harvard in 2011 showed that it takes more than 50% of college […]


LA ORT Graduation Ceremony: February 23, 2012

Los Angeles ORT College had a graduation ceremony on February 23rd, thank you to the friends and family of those who graduated for coming out and showing their love and support! We would like to wish a warm Congratulations to all of the graduates! With an ORT diploma in their hands and valuable training under […]


A Timeline for ORT

Inspired by Facebook’s new Timeline update, this is a timeline about the history and formation of the ORT organization and its’ subsequent worldwide growth. 1880 – ORT is founded in St. Petersburg, Russia by 3 men, Samuel Polyakov, Horace de Gunzburg and Nikolai Bakst.  Their intention is to help millions of poor Russian Jews become […]


LA ORT College Teams up with El Proyecto WorkSource

Los Angeles ORT College was recently selected for participation with El Proyecto WorkSource to assist in the training of their clients in Medical Billing skills.  This project is being funded by the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA), the replacement for the Job Training Partnership Act.   El Proyecto is a non-profit organization located in Sun Valley, […]


Tips for Writing a Stand Out Résumé

With the job market the way it is, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd when applying for a job.  With Los Angeles ORT College on your résumé, prospective employers will know that you not only have the education but the experience you need for the job.   Writing a résumé can be […]


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