February 19, 2014

4 Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships

Scholarship season is here! If you are planning to attend school in the 2014-2015 Academic Year, now is the time to start thinking about scholarships. Replace that feeling of anxiety with excitement by using the helpful resources available to you right here at Front Range Community College. Go to our Financial Aid Scholarships website at […]

February 17, 2014

Doping in Sports: Good, Bad or Ugly?

Sports-drugs

Athletes use drugs in sport to improve their performance. It’s really as simple as that. In 100-meter track times at the elite level, times range from 9.77 seconds for first to 9.98 seconds for fifth. That is a difference of 2 percent. What might you do to make up 2 percent? The Bad There are […]

February 12, 2014

What is the FRCC Foundation Scholarship?

Pay-for-college

I’ve talked before about the challenges that face new college students – from struggling with college-level course work to juggling family, work, and school. At Front Range Community College, we are dedicated to helping students accomplish their educational and career goals, and we work hard to support students however they need it. We Keep Students […]

February 10, 2014

Coloradans in the 2014 Winter Olympics

Olympics-freeski

The first time I saw a Team USA warm-up was probably 1966 – way before clothing manufacturers started putting imprints on casual, leisure, and workout wear. It was in Malone, N.Y., and it was worn by Mr. McDonald, who drove a bobsled in the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. The Winter Olympics then were about […]

February 5, 2014

Why Go to College Close to Home?

David-Strathman-blog

When David Strathman graduated from Poudre High School, he didn’t know exactly what he wanted to do – and didn’t want to waste money at an expensive college while he figured it out. After a positive orientation meeting at Front Range (where he won a three-credit scholarship) he figured he’d give FRCC a try. It’s […]

February 3, 2014

Why File a FAFSA?

FAFSA

For the first time in 10 years, we won’t be filling out a FAFSA – that’s the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Our children have graduated from college and are working at jobs they love. Thanks more to their efforts than ours, they graduated with much less student debt than the government’s College Scoreboard […]

January 31, 2014

Betting on the Super Bowl: Money Line vs. Win Percentage

Gambling-math

As the Super Bowl approaches, I find myself in an interesting position where I want both teams to win. I grew up in Fort Collins, Colo., but have been living in Seattle for the past nine years. I spent the season rooting for both the Broncos and the Seahawks to do well, but now that […]

January 29, 2014

Afraid of Your Teacher’s Office Hours? Don’t Be!

Office-Hours

Success in college takes many things: commitment, hard work, plenty of studying, and a strong support system. You also can do yourself a big favor by taking advantage of your instructors’ office hours. Why go to the effort? To let them know who you are and make a personal connection. To better understand the direction […]

Page 11 of 44110111213203040...44