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How to Find Time in Your Schedule to Read

Front Range’s Boulder County Campus has an All-Campus Reads program, this year with a “local” choice — “Fig” by adjunct instructor of creative writing Sarah Schantz. It’s a great choice because the book, Sarah’s debut novel, won the 2016 Colorado Book Award (Young Adult category). The book also was named by National Public Radio as

What is a Surgical Technologist?

Surgical technologists are members of operating room teams, which include the surgeon(s), anesthesiologist and circulating nurse. Surgical technologists work under the authority and supervision of the surgeon. They work in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, medical offices and in medical sales. The average annual salary range for a Surgical Technologist is $38,235 to $54,784, depending on experience.

College Scholarships for Working Parents

Being a working parent myself, I can hardly find time to get much done throughout the day besides working, cleaning, eating and sleeping. This is also the case for many parents who are not only working, but also juggling the responsibility of being a college student. Scholarships are a great way to help pay for

What Can You Expect from Online College Classes?

Online classes offer college students the flexibility to complete coursework around work and family obligations. However, online classes emphasize different skill-sets, and may even require more time than classroom-based classes.  Before choosing online classes, make sure you know what to expect. Online Classes Are Not Easy Expect to spend a minimum of 3 hours each week,

Why Are Medical Assistants in Demand?

Jaime Myers

For certified medical assistant Jaime Myers, her job fulfills a lifelong desire to help people. For Patrick Menzies, chief executive officer at Boulder Medical Center P.C., medical assistants are “an enormous part of our organization.” There are several reasons why: First, as Colorado hospitals have shifted to bachelor-degree RNs, that has shaken up the employee

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