September 18, 2013

Cartographer Returns for Associate Degree

Chad Garfield

It was a meeting as comfortable as when friends get together. Colin Garfield met up with FRCC faculty Chad Kerst. It was former student and professor, each interested in each other’s lives. Praise for Philosophy Faculty Chad Kerst After he graduated from Front Range, Colin wrote an email to President Andy Dorsey about the great […]

September 16, 2013

Librarians as Library Instructors

Information literate

What used to be a quick tour around the library and being shown how to use the card catalog has changed. Digital and print information are equally important to success in college and in daily life, and the library is still the place to get comprehensive help with any kind of research, from papers for […]

September 11, 2013

How to Find Scholarships

Scholarship-hunt

So, you’d like to apply for scholarships, but the idea of getting started overwhelms you. What’s the best approach that will give you a better chance of actually receiving scholarship money? I recently talked with Kevin Ladd, vice president of Scholarships.com, a free college scholarship search and financial aid information resource. Kevin had several ideas […]

September 9, 2013

6 Budgeting & Saving Tips for College Students

Budgeting and saving can be a challenge–especially for college students who may or may not be working full-time. The tips we’d like to share are ideas you may have heard elsewhere, but these never go out of style! But first, let’s count on Bill Cosby for a little humor on budgeting: Tip #1: Make a […]

September 4, 2013

Ex-Marine Keeps Veterans Issues at Forefront on Campus

Jason Sudoriak

As a Marine, Jason Sydoriak served two deployments in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, where he was wounded when an improvised explosive device struck the vehicle in which he was riding. The explosion shattered his left heel bone. His ankle now is fused. As a student at Front Range, Jason still has a call to […]

August 28, 2013

Scholarships for Community College Students

Find Scholarships

Applying for scholarships can be a frustrating process all in itself, but looking to apply for scholarships geared toward community college students can be flat out maddening! Sometimes it can feel as though all the scholarships out there are for students recently graduating high school, or for those planning to attend a four year institution. […]

August 26, 2013

Top Posts: Getting a Good Start at College

Off to a good start

As college students get ready to start (or return) to school, we thought it would be helpful to share some of our blog posts that have tips and advice about how to get off to a good start at college. Tips for New College Students: What I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago 5 Tips […]

August 21, 2013

How to Succeed This School Year (or Any School Year)

seeking-success

Whether you are a new freshman or someone returning to school to boost your résumé or make a career change, I’m sure you want to get off on the right foot this semester. Here are a few ways to lay the groundwork for a great school year—and a successful college experience. Set goals—and keep them […]

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