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September 21, 2012

81-Year-Old Turns to FRCC to Launch a New Career & Fulfill a Lifelong Dream

Donna-Anderson-blog

May 2012 was a big month for Donna Anderson. For starters, she turned 81. And to top that, she walked in Front Range Community College’s Larimer Campus commencement ceremony, receiving her Nurse Aide Certificate (and earning a 4.0 GPA). “I always wanted to be a nurse from the time I was a little girl,” says […]

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September 17, 2012

How to be a Successful Student

Student-success

Over the last couple of years, I’ve asked several students what habits have made a difference for them, what has made them successful. Here’s what they said. Don’t get behind! This goes without saying, right? It’s also easier said than done. Make it a priority this semester to attend every class meeting (or check in […]

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September 5, 2012

How to Find the Time for Time Management

Time-Managemt

As we start a new semester, I remember the beginning of my college career. About my freshman year, one thing is clear: I had much shame in my game. Of course, I didn’t know this at the time. I thought I was starting off perfectly. I had my schedule written down in the planner I […]

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August 29, 2012

Your Course Syllabus…What’s All the Fuss?

Syllabus

It might be a single piece of paper or, more likely, a stapled stack, but you can bet that every class you attend this semester will have a syllabus. Some instructors simply hand them out and expect you to read it on your own. (Snooze!) Others, like me, review the entire document during the first […]

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