February 26, 2014

Why Commit to Complete Your Degree?

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If you’ve seen me around campus lately, you may have noticed that I’ve been wearing a green wristband with the word “Commit” on it in big, bold letters. What’s this all about? Three years ago, Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, launched the Community College Completion Core (better known as C4). […]

February 24, 2014

Mobile Apps for College Students

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Here at FRCC, we are aware that it is, in fact the 21st century, and that your smartphone might be your only actual computer! So here is a list of apps you can use in college that make it possible to do a lot of coursework without being chained to a computer. Research and Citations: […]

February 19, 2014

4 Scholarship Opportunities

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Scholarship season is here! If you are planning to attend school in the 2014-2015 Academic Year, now is the time to start thinking about scholarships. Replace that feeling of anxiety with excitement by using the helpful resources available to you right here at Front Range Community College. Go to our Financial Aid Scholarships website at […]

February 17, 2014

Doping in Sports: Good, Bad or Ugly?

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Athletes use drugs in sport to improve their performance. It’s really as simple as that. In 100-meter track times at the elite level, times range from 9.77 seconds for first to 9.98 seconds for fifth. That is a difference of 2 percent. What might you do to make up 2 percent? The Bad There are […]

February 12, 2014

What is the FRCC Foundation Scholarship?

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I’ve talked before about the challenges that face new college students – from struggling with college-level course work to juggling family, work, and school. At Front Range Community College, we are dedicated to helping students accomplish their educational and career goals, and we work hard to support students however they need it. We Keep Students […]

February 10, 2014

Coloradans in the 2014 Winter Olympics

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The first time I saw a Team USA warm-up was probably 1966 – way before clothing manufacturers started putting imprints on casual, leisure, and workout wear. It was in Malone, N.Y., and it was worn by Mr. McDonald, who drove a bobsled in the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. The Winter Olympics then were about […]

February 5, 2014

Why Go to College Close to Home?

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When David Strathman graduated from Poudre High School, he didn’t know exactly what he wanted to do – and didn’t want to waste money at an expensive college while he figured it out. After a positive orientation meeting at Front Range (where he won a three-credit scholarship) he figured he’d give FRCC a try. It’s […]

February 3, 2014

Why File a FAFSA?

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For the first time in 10 years, we won’t be filling out a FAFSA – that’s the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Our children have graduated from college and are working at jobs they love. Thanks more to their efforts than ours, they graduated with much less student debt than the government’s College Scoreboard […]

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