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College Scholarships for Working Parents

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Being a working parent myself, I can hardly find time to get much done throughout the day besides working, cleaning, eating and sleeping. This is also the case for many parents who are not only working, but also juggling the responsibility of being a college student. Scholarships are a great way to help pay for

What Can You Expect from Online College Classes?

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Online classes offer college students the flexibility to complete coursework around work and family obligations. However, online classes emphasize different skill-sets, and may even require more time than classroom-based classes.  Before choosing online classes, make sure you know what to expect. Online Classes Are Not Easy Expect to spend a minimum of 3 hours each week,

Why Are Medical Assistants in Demand?

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For certified medical assistant Jaime Myers, her job fulfills a lifelong desire to help people. For Patrick Menzies, chief executive officer at Boulder Medical Center P.C., medical assistants are “an enormous part of our organization.” Here’s why:         As Colorado hospitals have shifted to bachelor-degree RNs, that has shaken up the employee

16 Easy Ways to Practice Gratitude

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With Thanksgiving upon us, it’s a good time to reflect on the things for which we’re grateful. Embracing a positive outlook can have a significant impact on your life, as gratitude, optimism, and happiness go hand in hand. Saying thanks can be habit-forming During this time of giving thanks, why not start a habit of

7 Great Ways to Honor Veterans

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Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11, and the nation will honor those who bravely served our country. It’s likely your community has a recognition planned, so, as they say, check your local listings. And know that some events may not be on Veterans Day itself. Here at FRCC: The Larimer Campus has a flag-raising ceremony

Fermentation Sciences: Beer and a Lot More

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Let’s get this out of the way first: it’s more than beer. Hard to believe in Colorado, which produces more beer than any other state, but the new Associate of Science degree with designation in Fermentation Sciences at Front Range Community College is about fermentation – food, wine, and, yes, beer. The beer industry, however,

Election 2016: Looking Down the Ballot

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Ah, fall. Crisp days, colorful leaves, apples, and pumpkins. And, on campus, smiling women and men with clipboards asking us if we are registered to vote. Federal Election Yes, there is an election approaching. As always, the presidential race gets the most attention, as well as races for the U.S. Senate (we are electing one

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