September 17, 2012

How to be a Successful Student

Student-success

Over the last couple of years, I’ve asked several students what habits have made a difference for them, what has made them successful. Here’s what they said. Don’t get behind! This goes without saying, right? It’s also easier said than done. Make it a priority this semester to attend every class meeting (or check in […]

September 12, 2012

Former Student Schools Teacher on Oriental Medicine

Oriental-medicine

Have you ever been so tired of homework and reading and tests that you wished that you could make your teacher suffer just a little? That thought occurred to me as I was stretched out on a table with a former student sticking a number of needles into various parts of my body. Student Turned […]

September 10, 2012

Why is Eating Breakfast so Important?

Eat-breakfast

What are your first thoughts when you wake up in the morning? We often feel more tired than hungry. Most of us would rather spend a few extra minutes sleeping than fixing breakfast. If you choose to skip breakfast, this is the first dilemma; blood-sugar levels are very low as you begin your day of […]

September 5, 2012

How to Find the Time for Time Management

Time-Managemt

As we start a new semester, I remember the beginning of my college career. About my freshman year, one thing is clear: I had much shame in my game. Of course, I didn’t know this at the time. I thought I was starting off perfectly. I had my schedule written down in the planner I […]

August 29, 2012

Your Course Syllabus…What’s All the Fuss?

Syllabus

It might be a single piece of paper or, more likely, a stapled stack, but you can bet that every class you attend this semester will have a syllabus. Some instructors simply hand them out and expect you to read it on your own. (Snooze!) Others, like me, review the entire document during the first […]

August 27, 2012

6 Things Every Veteran College Student Should Know

Veterans-Services

So, you’d like to attend College, and you plan to use your GI-Bill? College Veteran Services representatives can help you navigate the application, enrollment and registration process to help you meet your academic and career goals.  They can also put you in touch with the right resources at the college, as well and in your […]

August 22, 2012

West Nile Virus: How to Avoid Being Mosquito Bait

West-Nile

Recently, I spent several days at Poudre Valley Hospital with a family member, who is now confirmed as one of nine people in Larimer County with the West Nile Virus. She is quite ill and weak and she is a fairly young person – only 35 years old. Then, an instructor who works with me […]

August 20, 2012

Ways to get Involved at College

Get-involved

Most community college students are focused on their studies, work, and family, but college is also a time to make new friends, explore extracurricular interests, and try on leadership roles. In addition to all the learning you do in the classroom—whether online or face-to-face—you can also learn by getting involved on campus! College offers students […]

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