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Foundation Director Shares Passion for Education

Ryan McCoy

Ryan McCoy, the new executive director of the Front Range Community College Foundation, is passionate about education. As a teacher in the college classroom, he sees how education enriches the lives of students. Through his experience with the Foundation, he understands the challenges students face and overcome as they fight for an education and a

Your Scholarship Checklist

Scholarships

Now is the time to apply for scholarships! Many organizations and donors across the country have applications open to apply for scholarships that will be awarded starting in the Fall 2015 semester. As you apply to these opportunities, check out this Scholarship Checklist to help guide you along your way. Gather Documents Most scholarships require

Researching Colleges in the Digital Age

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It’s a digital world and today’s college-bound high school students and their parents expect to communicate with colleges they are considering through a variety of digital modes—and they rely on a number of different e-sources of information to make this major decision. How do we know this? Thanks to Noel-Levitz’s 2014 E-Expectations Report, “The Online

Cheatsheet of Financial Aid Terms

Cheatsheet

FAFSA. NSLDS. EFC. SAP. With all these letters, you might feel the need to send out an S.O.S. for help! However, all these letters make up a part of the financial aid process and are important to know. But don’t send out your message of concern yet…the Financial Aid Office Staff is here to help!

I Got a Scholarship! Now What?

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Classes have started, you are finding your routine, and many of you may have been fortunate enough to have received a scholarship to help pay for college this year. Congratulations! Now that you are a scholarship recipient, you may wonder what you need to do next. Here are some answers to a few questions you

How to Get an FRCC Scholarship with a Killer Essay

FDN-essay

The FRCC Foundation is giving away $500,000 in scholarships! When it comes to writing the perfect scholarship essay, a great deal of advice and resources are available, especially on the Internet. However, when it comes to writing your essay for an FRCC Foundation scholarship, there are three specific questions that must be answered. A killer

4 Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships

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

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