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Not All Good Jobs Require a Bachelor’s Degree

Not to denigrate bachelor’s degrees – I’ve got one – but there are 30 million good jobs nationally that don’t require one, a recent report from the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University indicates. This report – Good Jobs that Pay Without a BA – adds some fodder and solid research to […]

It’s Caucus Time, Colorado

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March 6 is precinct caucus night in Colorado. Voters affiliated as either Democrats or Republicans can participate in these party meetings. What is a caucus? A caucus is the most grassroots level of party organization. You meet with fellow party members from your neighborhood. Caucuses signal the beginning of the November 2018 election campaign. Voters […]

Senator Bennet Visit Highlights FRCC Machining Program

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When U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, D-Colo., recently asked about visiting Front Range Community College’s Precision Machining program, Director George Newman helped arrange a gathering to highlight collaboration between education and business. It’s a strategy that has been key to the program’s success. “We contacted a business that we work closely with, and they arranged a […]

Why is Concurrent Enrollment So Popular?

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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 […]

4 Great Ways to Remember What You Learn

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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 […]

Must-Use Resources for College Students

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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 […]

Get to know Colorado’s Olympians

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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? […]

Our Top 10 Blog Posts for a Good School Year

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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 […]

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