Giovanni Hernandez arrived in the US when he was in 10th grade. He had no trouble with the concepts he was learning in high school, but he struggled with learning English at first.
A couple of years—and lot of hard work later—he came to FRCC to prepare himself for a four-year university. His says those classes gave him the foundational support he needed to be successful in college. He’s now studying civil engineering at the University of Colorado-Boulder, and is set to graduate with his bachelor’s degree next year.
The start of a new academic year in college can be both exciting and daunting. Although it may sound a bit new agey, one thing that can really help you focus is a bit of self-reflection. Self-reflection is just what it sounds like: conscientious thought about yourself, your behavior and your beliefs. As we all […]
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 […]
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 […]
Through my years here at Front Range Community College, I have discovered a variety of resources and useful tools that have helped me achieve academic success. Of all of them, though, study groups have been the most beneficial—hands down. Think study groups aren’t for you? You may have a laundry list of reasons why you […]
Final exams are just around the corner, and whether this is your first semester or you are a seasoned pro, college finals can be the most challenging time of the semester. This means managing your time, using effective study strategies, and handling stress by taking care of yourself is on the agenda. Managing your time: […]
How has the semester started off? Have you found your routine and balance with classes, work, and life in general? Are you familiar with all of the resources that exist to help you be successful in your studies? From tutoring to brainstorming paper topics to academic success coaching and workshops, there are a number of […]