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14 Common College Terms Defined

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People warned me coming back to school would be difficult. What they didn’t warn me about was the terminology used in college that sometimes sounded like complete gibberish.  “What on earth are they talking about?!” and “Smile and nod…just act like you belong here” were two of the most common thoughts that ran through my head

College as an Adult Student

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So you’ve decided to go back to school. For whatever reason it didn’t work out in your late teens or twenties: kids, work, finances. Here you are, walking into a college for the first time in 17 years, or maybe the first time ever. Maybe your classmates are close to your kids’ ages. They dress

First Women’s Machining Class at FRCC

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In Colorado there is a critical shortage of skilled machinists and local companies look to Front Range Community College to fill this need. While this industry has historically been predominately male, companies strive to hire more women, particularly if they have excellent problem-solving skills, are strong multi-taskers, enjoy working with their hands and have training.

10 Reasons to Start at a Community College

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If you’re considering becoming a student at Front Range Community College—or any community college—you might wonder if you’re making a good decision. (Short answer: Absolutely!) There are many reasons to start at a community college, but here are 10 good ones: 1. To save money The National Center for Education Statistics reports that average tuition,

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