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March 18, 2013

Courageous Science Inspires Us to Explore and Learn

Photo of an astronaut from the Soviet Union

Alexei Leonov is the Russian cosmonaut who was the first person to ever “spacewalk.” It was March 18, 1965. Going to space in 1965 meant climbing into a teensy-weensy capsule (about the size of a small car) perched over 90,000 pounds of explosive rocket fuel and hoping for the best as the countdown reached zero […]

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March 4, 2013

What You Didn’t Need in High School but DO Need in College

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As I have watched my son adjust to high school, I find myself comparing his high school experience with what I see every day here at FRCC. Even though you learn plenty in high school that will serve you well in college, I can think of a few things that you might not have taken […]

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February 25, 2013

7 Scholarship Myths

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If you’ve heard you need to be at the very top of your class to even be considered for scholarships, don’t believe it. In fact, there are many things out there that just aren’t true about scholarships, how to get them, who is eligible, and the like. Let’s separate fact from fiction, shall we? Myth […]

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February 18, 2013

Common Mistakes to Avoid in Your Writing

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We all make mistakes. When writing assignments for college classes, and even when writing for professional and personal purposes, everyone has the occasional grammatical mishap. Everyone writes a sentence that just doesn’t come out right. In my role as the Boulder County Campus Writing Center coordinator, I have the opportunity to help students navigate their […]

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