February 6, 2013

3 Important Financial Aid Tips

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Working in the college’s Financial Aid Office, I know first-hand how confusing and overwhelming the world of financial aid & financial literacy can be. So I’d like to outline 3 important tips for college students – all of which relate to a student’s success and education, which is our top priority! Tip #1 – Apply on […]

February 4, 2013

Top 5 Reasons to Earn Your Associate Degree (Even if you want to transfer)

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Starting at community college but have your sights set on a four-year degree? Think you’ll take a few courses then transfer? Then read this—there are at least five reasons you should reconsider and get an associates degree before you transfer.

January 28, 2013

College Honors Program: A Way to Stand Out

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Have you ever wondered what might set you apart from other job and school applicants? In this increasingly competitive job market, it might be useful to consider it. A college honors program is a great way to challenge yourself, build up your resume, and possibly establish community contacts that could lead to job opportunities down […]

January 23, 2013

Student Success: Attending FRCC is a Family Tradition

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The Murray family has always been close, so when second-to-youngest Courtney couldn’t stop talking about the fun she was having at Front Range Community College, it rubbed off on her siblings. Courtney (age 24), her sister, Chelsea (31), and her brother, Logan (18), were all homeschooled growing up. For Courtney, the flexibility was ideal because […]

January 21, 2013

Amendment 64: So…Can I Get High Now?

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On November 6, Colorado became one of the first states to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. The passing of Amendment 64 looks to be just the beginning of what may be a long political process. So, how does Amendment 64 affect you? What Amendment 64 Does Do: People over the age of 21 will […]

January 16, 2013

How to Get Organized for the New Year

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There are plenty of stories about why we don’t get organized on a daily basis; not enough time, space, motivation, etc. As a professional organizer, I’ve heard them all. But, doesn’t it feel better when you’re organized and everything is functional and streamlined? Absolutely. Here is a simple  3-point checklist to get you started and […]

January 14, 2013

Looking for Opportunity? Automotive Technology Skills in Demand

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We are entering an interesting time in the automotive field. Highly skilled master technicians are getting older, and there aren’t enough younger people filling those positions. This is a great opportunity for young people who love cars and enjoy working with their hands to enter a field where there is a very high job-placement rate. […]

January 9, 2013

Why Are There So Many Job Openings in Manufacturing?

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If you have the right skills, there are more job opportunities in manufacturing companies now than at any time in the past five years. According to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment, 7000 more manufacturing jobs will be added by 2020. A Boston Consulting Group study indicates that right now there are 100,000 manufacturing […]

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