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March 7, 2012

Spring Break: Budget-Minded and Family-Friendly Ideas

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When I was in college at CSU, some friends and I spent one spring break hanging out in Fort Collins, jealous of our peers who were heading to Mazatlan and other warm destinations. That week ended up being one of my favorite college memories, and one of my friends declared proudly to anyone who would […]

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March 5, 2012

14 Tips for a Fun and Safe Spring Break

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Whether you are heading to Costa Rica for spring break or just staying close to home, it’s important to review some steps you can take to prevent your safety from being compromised.  Before you leave town for Spring Break. Leave an itinerary with someone. This should include travel routes or flight numbers, dates of arrival […]

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February 27, 2012

How to Talk with Your College Instructors

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When I was a faculty member, some of the most important conversations I had with students didn’t happen in the classroom; they happened during my office hours, in the hall, or even the cafeteria. But I am always surprised by how often students never asked me, or other teachers for help, even when they really […]

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February 22, 2012

Is Community College the Right Step Before Transferring to a University?

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I come from a small town – population 8,000 – in southeast Colorado. Colorado State University (CSU) has three times the number of students as my town has people, so I was a little hesitant to skip right onto CSU’s campus. FRCC Made Me Feel Welcome The smaller campus and intimate class sizes at Front […]

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