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.
If you’re the first person in your family to go to college, congratulations! It takes perseverance and bravery to blaze your own trail and pursue this dream. You’ve worked hard to get here, so make sure you give college your all. Here are six tips for success as a first-gen college student: Build a support […]
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 […]