I’m A Trained Medical Assistant. Now What?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about failed job hunting:

I recently graduated from a medical assisting school and shortly after, took a test to become certified. I just turned 40 and most of the jobs I apply for tell me they want at least 1 year experience. I completed 2 externships. One for phlebotomy at a hospital and the second at an Urgent Care. I graduated with honors and a GPA of 3.89. I’m told medical assisting is in high demand but I can’t seem to get my foot in a door. Could my age be the bigger cause?

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