ARCHIVE ‘College’ CATEGORY

April 23, 2014

What Industries are Hiring in 2014?

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While many students go to college with ideas of what they want to study and a sense of the career possibilities in those fields, that’s certainly not the case for everyone. If you are still exploring what you want to do with your life, a great place to start is by researching the answer to […]

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April 21, 2014

How to Balance School, Work and Life

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The sound of the alarm rings at 6 a.m. There are children to feed, schedules to consider, and homework to be turned in before midnight. The laundry is piling up as the memory of the project at work that is due on Friday comes to mind. This is a typical morning of many non-traditional college […]

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April 7, 2014

Is It a Good Idea to Retake a Class?

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As a FRCC Foundation Fellow and the Student Government President on the Boulder County Campus, I am a part of many conversations. One in particular that I often hear is about students retaking classes. Not only do students take classes for a second time, but for a third or fourth time even. The most common […]

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April 2, 2014

Raising the Bar: Redesigning Developmental Education

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A funny thing happens when you raise the bar. People find a way to get over it, once they realize it’s expected. Human beings can do amazing things – if they’re asked to. ~John Powers, author, playwright, actor, teacher Statewide Redesign This quote describes the philosophy behind the newly redesigned Developmental Education English and Math […]

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