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August 27, 2014

Student Success: Internship To Full-Time Job

Scott Schreiner

Scott Schreiner started working as a landscaper after graduating from Brush High School in 1996. College wasn’t in his plans. In 1999, he moved into manufacturing, but then the tech sector took a dive. Scott moved from one manufacturing job to another, sometimes as a temporary contractor, and sometimes being included in company-wide layoffs. College […]

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August 18, 2014

SBDC Helps Artist Learn How To Market Her Work

Cyd-Springer-blog

After 25 years in northern Colorado as a graphic artist, copywriter, and greeting card designer, Cydney Springer put down the computer mouse and took up an artist’s paintbrush. With two years of study under other artists and a lifetime of interest in painting, she set out to capture the beauty and awe of Colorado landscapes. […]

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August 4, 2014

Developmental English Classes Prepare Students for College: What You Need to Know about CCR

CCR-classes

College Composition and Reading (aka CCR) is Front Range Community College’s pathway to success for developmental readers and writers. Students placed into CCR by their Accuplacer scores must complete (or take at the same time) the CCR requirement before registering for most college-level courses. Because of this “co-requisite” requirement, it is important to know what […]

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July 28, 2014

What is an A.A.S. Degree?

Whats-AAS

Another acronym, right? Yes—but we’re going to break it down so you know what it means to you! It is one of four degree types offered at a community college – and one of the most popular. It stands for an Associate of Applied Science degree. Now let’s break it down. Associate: 2-year degree An […]

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