ARCHIVE ‘College’ CATEGORY

November 21, 2012

Online Courses: Are They Right for You?

Online-classes

If you work full time, have a busy family life, or simply don’t have reliable transportation, taking your college courses online can sound like an appealing option. In fact, FRCC has one of the most extensive and comprehensive online programs of any community college. However, before you decide to turn your computer into a classroom, […]

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November 19, 2012

Being on the Front Line Fighting Wildfires

Firefighter

This summer was a tragic learning experience for many communities in Colorado as several wildfires burned land, homes and history. I experienced the fires in my first season as a wildland firefighter, and let me start by saying this is one of the most rewarding jobs I had ever encountered. I was excited and ready […]

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November 16, 2012

Preparing for Colorado School of Mines

Mengyuan-Yu-blog

Mengyuan Yu is no stranger to hard work. In 2008, Mengyuan moved across the globe from China to the United States, a country she knew only from books and television. “It was so different than the culture I had known my whole life,” Mengyuan admits. ESL Classes to Learn English Weeks after arriving, she started […]

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November 14, 2012

Giving When You Don’t Have Much to Give

Giving

For many of us, the holidays bring out our good sides, making our hearts swell with generosity, causing us to feel grateful for all that we have, and making us eager to help neighbors, friends, and even strangers in need. It’s the season of giving, after all. But how can you give to others when […]

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