Concurrent enrollment is no longer a trend – it’s a fact of educational life. And no wonder. It’s a great deal for students. It’s a great deal for parents or others who pay college tuition. A recent policy brief from the Colorado Department of Higher Education spells out the benefits, and a deeper dive puts one
Studying is a big part of college, but it can be difficult to make things stick when you’re trying to remember information for multiple classes. Like most endeavors, practice makes perfect. Here are four tips to improve your memory while studying for a test or quiz, or simply to prepare for tomorrow’s class: Set up
Coming into Front Range Community College (FRCC) for the first time I was unaware of the vast amount of resources that were available to me as a student. Walking around campus and actually paying attention to my surroundings, noticing signs hung up on bulletin boards, Student Life, followed by the incredible amount of staff willing
Of course we’ll cheer for the home team at the Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, but maybe we’d also give an extra cheer for the closer-to-home team. Here’s some information about Olympians who call Colorado home. Which Olympian has a super-high GPA in college? Who’s a cancer survivor? Who’s a wounded warrior?
We’ve been publishing this blog for six years, and have written a variety of posts about how to be successful in college. Here’s some of our top posts that we hope will be helpful as college students return to the classroom for spring semester: 5 Tips to Get Mentally Prepared for College Your Course Syllabus…What’s
You’ve probably heard people discuss budgeting many times. Do any of these sound familiar? “I don’t need to budget; I know how much money I have.” “I don’t have the time!” “It’s too much work to keep records of everything.” While all of these have some truth, budgeting is a strong, life-long skill that can
On Aug. 28, 1963, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial that lives in history. It merits returning to it every year. I read it on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There are plenty of sites on the internet where you can find the text of this
After much planning and collaboration, Front Range Community College will open a Law Enforcement Academy in January. This academy gives northern Colorado law-enforcement agencies and individuals wanting a law-enforcement career an option for Colorado POST training. POST stands for Peace Officer Standards Training, the gateway to employment as a peace officer in Colorado. You can’t