April 30, 2014

How to De-Stress During Finals

De-stress

It always seems “finals” and “stress” go hand in hand. Juggling a week full of exams, papers and projects can feel overwhelming, yet there are ways to combat such feelings so you can perform your best as you finish out the semester! Sleep and Eat Right It’s amazing how we tend to treat ourselves the […]

April 28, 2014

Think Online Classes May Be For You? Take This Quiz.

Online classes emphasize different skills and create a different experience for students as compared to classroom-based courses. FRCC offers more than 350 online classes. Take this quiz and see if online classes may work for you.

April 23, 2014

What Industries are Hiring in 2014?

Industries-hiring

While many students go to college with ideas of what they want to study and a sense of the career possibilities in those fields, that’s certainly not the case for everyone. If you are still exploring what you want to do with your life, a great place to start is by researching the answer to […]

April 21, 2014

How to Balance School, Work and Life

Balance-school

The sound of the alarm rings at 6 a.m. There are children to feed, schedules to consider, and homework to be turned in before midnight. The laundry is piling up as the memory of the project at work that is due on Friday comes to mind. This is a typical morning of many non-traditional college […]

April 16, 2014

Own Your Health: 9Health Fair at Front Range Community College

HealthFair

If you watch 9 News, I am sure you have heard of the 9Health Fair. But did you know that last year 9Health Fairs had 72,000 participants in 140 locations with 16,000 volunteers which donated 3.1 million worth of time and talent? Did you also know that Front Range Community College hosts 2 of those […]

April 14, 2014

How to Sell Yourself in 60 Seconds

Sell-yourself

“So, tell me about yourself.” This is often the first question asked in many interviews. Do you know your response? Do you feel overwhelmed with how to begin to answer a question like this? How much do you disclose? If you have ever struggled with how to answer this question, think about coming up with […]

April 9, 2014

Returning to College for a New Career

Grace Beal

Grace Beal earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Texas and worked for such high-tech giants as AT&T, Wang Laboratories, and NBI. But that was before it was time to be at home to raise three children. “My computer degree was from a long time ago,” she says. True enough, at […]

April 7, 2014

Is It a Good Idea to Retake a Class?

Retake-a-class

As a FRCC Foundation Fellow and the Student Government President on the Boulder County Campus, I am a part of many conversations. One in particular that I often hear is about students retaking classes. Not only do students take classes for a second time, but for a third or fourth time even. The most common […]

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