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Five Tips for Returning to School as a Veteran

In honor of National Armed Forces Day (May 18) and Memorial Day (May 27), please join FRCC in celebrating the commitment and sacrifices of the men and women in the five branches of the U.S. Military. We honor our fallen soldiers—and have enduring respect for veterans and those currently serving in the Army, Navy, Marines, […]

Six Reasons to Build Your Network in College

Your time in college is meant to prepare you for your future career. No matter what field you’re in, there’s one building block that’s critically important as you progress throughout your career—your professional network. As you work, you’ll make lots of new connections with colleagues, bosses, mentors, and others—and those relationships will benefit you in […]

What is Active Learning?

At FRCC, our faculty and instructors offer rigorous, challenging coursework. But how they deliver and share course content also matters. The college aims to get students engaged in active, collaborative learning—this is how we strive to teach in all areas. One important step toward this goal has been developing an Active Learning Institute for our […]

Seven Tips for Getting a Summer Internship

You’ve probably heard before that getting an internship during college is a fantastic way to strengthen your résumé, test out an industry or job (before you take the full plunge after college), and get a foot in the door at a great company. All true! An internship will expose you to a professional situation, allowing […]

Liberal Arts: Why We Still Need Them

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In recent years, higher education has undergone a significant transformation. A large number of small liberal arts colleges have closed. Undergraduate majors have become more STEM-focused and aimed toward employment. The popular myth of the liberal arts, especially in the humanities and art, is one of an elitist and impractical pursuit that creates unemployable young […]

Sunshine + Textbooks = Closer to Graduation

Your Goals are Closer than You Think

Summer is my favorite time of year in Colorado. There’s always so much more to when the days are longer and the warm weather draws me outside. Summer can also be great opportunity to take an additional class or two. This is particularly important if you need to catch up on a few classes from […]

Sexual Assault Awareness

Supporting Survivors, Spreading the Word April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. While it can seem almost futile simply to dedicate a page on the calendar to such a serious issue, designating a month to a social problem like this does increase its public profile and raise awareness. When people are informed about how prevalent sexual […]

Tax Tips for College Students

Tax Day (April 15) is just around the corner. Have you done your tax homework? If not, time is of the essence. Here’s a quick to-do list to make sure you file your taxes on time: Gather the Tax Documents You’ve Received in the Mail. Generally, that’s anything that has been sent to you marked […]

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