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See the Payoff for Higher Education

Chart showing median first year earnings for different degrees. A.A.S. earns the most at close to $60,000.

New research shows earning an associate degree here in Colorado is a great investment. A new website, Colorado’s Economic Success Measures, allows students to examine the earnings of graduates from Colorado colleges and universities. With a few clicks, you can see what your degree might yield (from a salary perspective) immediately after graduation – and […]

Hot Jobs You Might Not Know About

The high unemployment rate probably makes everyone nervous, but it can be particularly stressful if you’re trying to make a decision about your course of study in college. No one wants to invest a lot of time and money into a profession that is in a slump. Even though we can’t be 100% certain about […]

Is a College Education Really Worth It?

Everywhere you look these days, there’s an article or talking head questioning the value of a college education. They often use examples of recent graduates who have a bachelor’s degree but no job. I can relate. When I graduated from college in 1981, it was the worst recession on record at the time since the […]

Online Courses: Are They Right for You?

If you work full time, have a busy family life, or simply don’t have reliable transportation, taking your college courses online can sound like an appealing option. In fact, FRCC has one of the most extensive and comprehensive online programs of any community college. However, before you decide to turn your computer into a classroom, […]

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