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Making the Invisible Visible

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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 […]

How Your Academic Advisor Can Help You

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 […]

Harben Named Administrator of the Year at FRCC

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 […]

Six Things to Do When College Gets Hard

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 […]

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