ARCHIVE ‘Non-Traditional College Students’ CATEGORY

August 15, 2011

How Can I Support my Student Through College?

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My sister was the first in my family to go to college, and my Dad and I didn’t know how to support her. We rarely visited her on campus (I am not sure we ever did her first year!), and we didn’t attend the homecoming football game where she was recognized as a campus leader […]

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July 27, 2011

Take Your Time, Get Help in Choosing a Major

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So, you have selected your classes for the fall semester. English, math, reading, and maybe a general education requirement or two is on the docket. While you feel ready, the questions from others seem endless: What is your major? What are you working toward? What do you want to do with your life? You may […]

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July 20, 2011

Let’s bury some community college myths

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So you’re considering community college for your studies, or maybe you’ve taken several classes at one already. Or maybe you’re just thinking about it, but wondering if community college is right for you. Front Range prides itself on many things, but first and foremost, we’re proud of our dedication to helping students achieve their goals—and […]

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June 20, 2011

Going back to school after a layoff

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In the past decade, millions of Americans have been laid off. Unemployment is at 9 percent (8.8 percent in Colorado), with the number of long-term unemployed people (jobless for more than 27 weeks) at a whopping 5.8 million. It’s discouraging and downright scary to lose your job, especially if you’ve been in the same industry […]

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