In my role as the Boulder County Campus Writing Center coordinator, I have the opportunity to work with many students on their writing projects. It is a great part of my job. I love watching students’ potential unfold as we work together. The college holds the development of good writing skills in high regard because […]
If you’ve heard you need to be at the very top of your class to even be considered for scholarships, don’t believe it. In fact, there are many things out there that just aren’t true about scholarships, how to get them, who is eligible, and the like. Let’s separate fact from fiction, shall we? Myth […]
On Feb. 20, 1962, astronaut John H. Glenn climbed aboard the tiny Friendship 7 spacecraft, the third of six manned Mercury flights and the first one to orbit the Earth. Fifty-one years later, we can look back and commemorate the life of Glenn, one of the most accomplished Americans of the 20th century and ask […]
We all make mistakes. When writing assignments for college classes, and even when writing for professional and personal purposes, everyone has the occasional grammatical mishap. Everyone writes a sentence that just doesn’t come out right. In my role as the Boulder County Campus Writing Center coordinator, I have the opportunity to help students navigate their […]
Rudolfo Tapia Jr. of Thornton, a student at Front Range Community College, has received an Emerging Leaders Scholarship for $1,000 from the National Society of Leadership and Success for his established leadership ability and accomplishments. Tapia, who is deaf, is studying in the Pharmacy Technician Program. He has demonstrated leadership by using social media to […]
Feb. 11, the birthday of Thomas Alva Edison, is National Inventors Day in the United States. It’s good to recall a comment attributed to Emerson that “if you build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door.” On National Inventors Day, it might be good to look at how your better […]
Working in the college’s Financial Aid Office, I know first-hand how confusing and overwhelming the world of financial aid & financial literacy can be. So I’d like to outline 3 important tips for college students – all of which relate to a student’s success and education, which is our top priority! Tip #1 – Apply on […]
Starting at community college but have your sights set on a four-year degree? Think you’ll take a few courses then transfer? Then read this—there are at least five reasons you should reconsider and get an associates degree before you transfer.