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College as an Adult Student

So you’ve decided to go back to school. For whatever reason it didn’t work out in your late teens or twenties: kids, work, finances. Here you are, walking into a college for the first time in 17 years, or maybe the first time ever. Maybe your classmates are close to your kids’ ages. They dress […]

Why I Chose FRCC: A Student’s Perspective

Early in their senior year of high school, or perhaps earlier, many students begin deciding where they will start their college career. Not me. I never thought about college until two months before graduation. Graduating and Clueless I always knew that I wanted to grow up, get a great education, and have a great career, […]

How to De-Stress During Finals

It always seems “finals” and “stress” go hand in hand. Juggling a week full of exams, papers and projects can feel overwhelming, yet there are ways to combat such feelings so you can perform your best as you finish out the semester! Sleep and Eat Right It’s amazing how we tend to treat ourselves the […]

How to Balance School, Work and Life

The sound of the alarm rings at 6 a.m. There are children to feed, schedules to consider, and homework to be turned in before midnight. The laundry is piling up as the memory of the project at work that is due on Friday comes to mind. This is a typical morning of many non-traditional college […]

Is It a Good Idea to Retake a Class?

As a FRCC Foundation Fellow and the Student Government President on the Boulder County Campus, I am a part of many conversations. One in particular that I often hear is about students retaking classes. Not only do students take classes for a second time, but for a third or fourth time even. The most common […]

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