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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,

Associate Degrees You Can Earn Online

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Online classes work well for many students. Maybe they have family or work responsibilities, or transportation issues, or they live in an area without convenient access to a college campus. Whatever the reason, taking college classes online is a way to fit higher education into their lives. Here, at Front Range Community College, we offer

Documentary: Veterans with PTSD Returning to College

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Front Range Community College students are finishing production on a documentary about veterans meeting the challenges of returning to college and dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD). This is the second year that students in the FRCC digital media program are creating a documentary about veterans. Last year’s effort – “Women Warriors: A Vision

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