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)

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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 […]

August 19, 2013

When Teaching is in Your Blood

Marie Teto

A decade after graduating high school, Marie Teto was working in a job she loved for a government-funded program that helps low-income individuals pay their heating bills. But some life changes caused her to re-evaluate her life and career goals. “I realized I wanted to do something more with my life, and education seemed like […]

August 12, 2013

Changing Careers without Going Back for a Bachelor’s Degree

Change-career

If you’ve ever thought about changing careers to chase a dream – or are thinking of doing so to pursue a better paying, more reliable line of work – one thing that’s likely prevented you from making the leap is the idea of going back to school. Totally understandable. You have bills to pay, after […]

August 5, 2013

See the Payoff for Higher Education

Chart showing median first year earnings for different degrees. A.A.S. earns the most at close to $60,000.

New research shows earning an associate degree here in Colorado is a great investment. A new website, Colorado’s Economic Success Measures, allows students to examine the earnings of graduates from Colorado colleges and universities. With a few clicks, you can see what your degree might yield (from a salary perspective) immediately after graduation – and […]

July 31, 2013

FRCC Tutor Helps Students Learn, Grow, and Achieve

Kathryn Beisner

In 2003, Kathryn Beisner gave herself a birthday present. She began studying Spanish at Front Range Community College’s Westminster Campus. “The world is a big place and I realized that learning another language really mattered to me,” she says. Over the next few years, she continued to progress in her Spanish studies and eventually, an […]

July 29, 2013

How to Find a Holistic Practitioner

Holistic Health

Have you considered using alternative and complementary care for yourself, a family member, or animal companion? Alternative and complementary practitioners are part of a very diverse group of health care systems, practices, and products that are not considered part of conventional medicine. What’s the Difference? Practitioners who practice complementary medicine also use it along with […]

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