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ARCHIVE | Month: July 2014

What is an A.A.S. Degree?

Another acronym, right? Yes—but we’re going to break it down so you know what it means to you! It is one of four degree types offered at a community college – and one of the most popular. It stands for an Associate of Applied Science degree. Now let’s break it down. Associate: 2-year degree An […]

FRCC Adds Degree Concentrations in Wildlife Technology, Forestry Technology

New degree concentrations in Wildlife Technology and Forestry Technology in the Forestry, Wildlife, and Natural Resources Program at Front Range Community College align the program with accrediting agencies. The Wildlife Technology concentration was developed in response to FRCC’s recent attainment of a one-year conditional accreditation by the North American Wildlife Technology Association (NAWTA). The concentration […]

Is Community College Right for You?

For the past 7 years, I have been giving presentations about community colleges to prospective students. During this time, I have heard many people say that community colleges are not for them, only to be surprised that they are a great fit! I’ve found that many stereotypes of community colleges exist (I held many myself […]

What is an A.A. Degree?

I have been working in the college environment ever since I graduated myself but I haven’t always been an academic advisor. I have learned, over the past several years, that educational planning isn’t as easy as it looks and it helps to seek guidance in setting your path. Is the A.A. (Associate of Arts) Degree […]

Life’s Journey Makes FRCC Graduate Stronger

Tizita Tadesse’s journey starts in Ethiopia, where she was born. Her family – her parents and two older siblings – moved to a refugee camp in Kenya. Then the family moved to Sioux Falls, S.D., thanks to the sponsorship of the First Presbyterian Church. After Kenya, South Dakota All this in Tizita’s first two years […]

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