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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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