Zoey never thought she’d go to college. Working full time, unsure of her path and barely making ends meet, she felt stuck . Then she found a community—and her path—at FRCC.
An early stint at a private college landed Emily Kramer in serious debt. FRCC helped her find a new path to becoming a research scientist.
Understanding the Student-Parent Experience One-fourth of all community college students are parents, and yet this large portion of our student population remains largely unseen. In addition to the usual challenges that college students face—homework, navigating schedules and paying for college—student-parents have the added challenge of securing affordable, quality child care. And they don’t just need […]
Some students come to college with a specific major and/or career path in mind. But for the many students who don’t know exactly what they want to study, FRCC has created a new way to help them to find their path. The college is focused on building communities on each of our campuses that: Bring […]
There’s so much to think about when you first enroll at a new college: what classes to take, what careers you’d like to explore, how to achieve your goals, and much more. An academic advisor can help you navigate all of these decisions and more. Here at FRCC, we call these folks Pathways Advisors—because they […]
Mark Harben (MA), Director of Pathways Advising, Career Center and Testing Center at Front Range Community College’s Boulder County Campus, is the college’s administrator of the year. He was honored at a meeting of the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education this month. Harben helps students figure out what they want to do […]
Did you know that many students come to FRCC with the intent of transferring somewhere else to earn their bachelor’s degrees? And did you know that transferring is so common (and supported) that Colorado has a statewide agreement making it easier? Keep reading for the answers to 10 frequently asked questions about transferring to four-year […]
Nobody ever said college would be easy! There are times you will feel stressed, lost, and overwhelmed. Here’s the good news: You’re not the first student to have these feelings. And even more important, you can get through anything if you embrace the right mindset. Here are six tips on how to push through hard […]