A few months after I turned 17, I became pregnant, and very soon after married. From that moment, I became convinced that the likelihood that I would earn a college degree was nearly impossible, despite the fact that I always imagined myself going to law school. While other 18-year-olds were packing for college and spending
Most of us go to college seeking to better ourselves and secure our futures. Getting an education is an excellent step toward those goals, but it is just as important to think about what type of career you can have with that education. For those who like to start with the end goal in mind,
This Saturday is Valentine’s Day, a day when many lovebirds exchange gifts and flowers and head out on the town for candlelit dinners, and school children swap heart-adorned cards and candy with their classmates. It turns out, however, that the history behind Valentine’s Day isn’t quite the romance-filled memoir that you might expect. Lupercalia, the
If the month of February makes you think about flowers, you’re in luck. Green thumbs and garden admirers alike can enjoy the Colorado Garden & Home Show, which starts this weekend at the Colorado Convention Center. Touted as “the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show,” the Colorado Garden &
As you dive into a new semester, it’s a great time to think ahead about how to make the most of this school year. One great exercise: think about what kind of a person and student you are. How do you learn? Ask yourself some questions, like: Are you a procrastinator? A thinker who likes to
It’s a new year, which means it’s also New Year’s Resolutions time! When you’re a college student, many of those resolutions may be academic goals. Now that the spring semester is starting back up, here are a few helpful tips to stay focused on your studies, keep on track, and make it an awesome year.
It’s about 7,820 miles from Kathmandu, Nepal, to Fort Collins, Colo., if you were to fly an airline’s polar route, for no crow flies that distance. The distance spans two continents, two massive mountain ranges, and numerous languages, countries, and cultures. Niroj Bhattarai’s journey between those two points is more than a simple travelogue, though
Do you like working with your hands? Do you like to fix things that are broken and work with tools and gauges? Have you ever considered starting your own business? If so, a degree in HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) might be for you. With training, you can get a great-paying job installing, servicing,