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10 Reasons to Join a Study Group

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 […]

14 Common College Terms Defined

People warned me coming back to school would be difficult. What they didn’t warn me about was the terminology used in college that sometimes sounded like complete gibberish.  “What on earth are they talking about?!” and “Smile and nod…just act like you belong here” were two of the most common thoughts that ran through my head […]

Community College Students Transfer to Success

Over my years at Front Range, the more students I meet, the more I know there is no “typical student.” But there are exceptional students, in countless numbers. What’s typical when you enroll students right out of high school, students still in high school, students who took time in the workforce, students who want to […]

Meetups: What Are They and Why Do Them?

Meetup Groups can help you build your network naturally. If you’re not familiar, Meetup is the “world’s largest network of local groups.” People use this website (more than 25 million users in 180 countries) to organize meetings and social activities and to meet up with new people (hence the name). It’s an easy way to […]

5 Great Ways to Network as a College Student

Most college students have probably heard before how important it is to build a network. Sounds like a good idea. But how exactly do you do that when you haven’t even started your career? It’s true that you’ll start to build a network naturally when you begin working. In the workplace, you will meet coworkers […]

Internships in College: Why and How to Get One

If you’ve been encouraged to look for an internship before your college career is over, take it as smart advice. An internship is one of the best ways to gain real-world experience. Not only will this help you strengthen your résumé and build professional skills, but an internship also has numerous other benefits: You can […]

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