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August 12, 2013

Changing Careers without Going Back for a Bachelor’s Degree

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If you’ve ever thought about changing careers to chase a dream – or are thinking of doing so to pursue a better paying, more reliable line of work – one thing that’s likely prevented you from making the leap is the idea of going back to school. Totally understandable. You have bills to pay, after […]

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July 31, 2013

FRCC Tutor Helps Students Learn, Grow, and Achieve

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In 2003, Kathryn Beisner gave herself a birthday present. She began studying Spanish at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus. “The world is a big place and I realized that learning another language really mattered to me,” she says. Over the next few years, she continued to progress in her Spanish studies and eventually, an […]

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July 22, 2013

Things You Didn’t Know About Community Colleges

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Did you know that the first community college was founded in 1901 in Joliet, Illinois? Or that 40 percent of community college students are first-generation college students? Community colleges are to thank for educating the nation—almost half of all undergraduates in the U.S. are enrolled in community colleges—but here are some other interesting tidbits you […]

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July 1, 2013

When to Start Talking to Your Kids about College

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I started talking to my kids about the importance of a college education when they were about, oh, ten days old. That’s an exaggeration, of course, but not a huge one. Pretty much around the time my kids started preschool, my husband and I began sharing with them our own college experience as well as […]

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