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August 19, 2013

When Teaching is in Your Blood

Marie Teto

A decade after graduating high school, Marie Teto was working in a job she loved for a government-funded program that helps low-income individuals pay their heating bills. But some life changes caused her to re-evaluate her life and career goals. “I realized I wanted to do something more with my life, and education seemed like […]

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August 12, 2013

Changing Careers without Going Back for a Bachelor’s Degree

Change-career

If you’ve ever thought about changing careers to chase a dream – or are thinking of doing so to pursue a better paying, more reliable line of work – one thing that’s likely prevented you from making the leap is the idea of going back to school. Totally understandable. You have bills to pay, after […]

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August 5, 2013

See the Payoff for Higher Education

Chart showing median first year earnings for different degrees. A.A.S. earns the most at close to $60,000.

New research shows earning an associate degree here in Colorado is a great investment. A new website, Colorado’s Economic Success Measures, allows students to examine the earnings of graduates from Colorado colleges and universities. With a few clicks, you can see what your degree might yield (from a salary perspective) immediately after graduation – and […]

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July 31, 2013

FRCC Tutor Helps Students Learn, Grow, and Achieve

Kathryn Beisner

In 2003, Kathryn Beisner gave herself a birthday present. She began studying Spanish at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus. “The world is a big place and I realized that learning another language really mattered to me,” she says. Over the next few years, she continued to progress in her Spanish studies and eventually, an […]

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