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October 15, 2012

Longmont Resident Wins Top Honor in PTK Honor Society’s Writing Awards

A paper from Elizabeth Vasquez, a Front Range Community College-Boulder County Campus graduate, has been chosen as one of the two best entries in Phi Theta Kappa’s 2012 edition of Nota Bene, the society’s honors anthology.   Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for community colleges. Vasquez’s “The Rwandan Genocide: A Tragedy Born […]

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October 8, 2012

When to Withdraw From a College Class

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Happy fall semester! Classes are now in full swing and hopefully you are settled into your classes and routine. If not, you may want to ask yourself these questions: Am I engaged in the material? Does the classroom environment fit my learning style and needs as a student? Am I worried about my performance? If […]

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October 3, 2012

The Value of a College Mentor

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If you’ve ever had an influential teacher or coach, you know well the impact such a relationship can have on your life. And at college in particular—a major time of transition—it is so important to have a strong support system. Having a mentor-type figure in your life can mean the difference between a good college […]

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September 26, 2012

A.A. vs. A.S vs. A.A.S: What Associate Degree Should I Get?

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A.A., A.S., A.A.S., A.G.S…talk about a lot of acronyms! What do they all mean? Hopefully this will help you break it down. In most cases, it’s easy peasy: if it’s got 2 letters, it’s a transfer degree. If it’s got 3 letters, it’s a technical degree. Basically, we separate it into those two tracks. I […]

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