You’ve registered for classes and have your supplies and books. Looks like you’re ready for college! Not so fast. Have you braced yourself for some of the newness that is about to come your way? During this final month of summer, take a quick run-through of this “mental preparation” checklist and make sure you have
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Attention, college students: If staying organized is one of your New Year’s resolutions, your smartphone opens up a world of possibilities. Last year, we offered a list of excellent time management, study tool, and to-do list apps, all of which still make the grade if you need help staying on top of your academic life.
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
Going back to school later in life to get a degree can be very scary. It was a decision I made when I was 51. I remember walking into my first class, trying to decide if I could really do this or not. Wondering if I would be able to keep up, understand what was
If nursing has always piqued your interest, you are in luck. Nursing is one of the fastest-growing and highest-demand industries out there, as evidenced by U.S. Bureau of Labor projections: — By 2022, there will be about 1.05 million nursing job openings (due to growth and replacements) — Registered Nursing is listed among the top
Would you like help paying for college? Who wouldn’t? Your attention might be focused on filing your income tax return, but if you or dependents will be going to college in August, you should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – the FAFSA – separate applications for each student, including yourself. Sunday, February
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
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.