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What is an A.A. Degree?

It’s the first day of New Student Orientation, and as I look over the crowd of eager and excited students I can’t help but feel that a sense of anxiety sits on their minds. In fact, I can almost feel it as I remember what it was like to be in their shoes, not knowing […]

Why Meet with an Academic Advisor?

As a first generation college student, I did not understand the value of meeting with an academic advisor until I needed to declare a major and discuss my courses. Being first generation, I felt ashamed for asking questions and not knowing what I need to do. Not until I felt lost did I accept that […]

How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

Many college students do not realize it is the season to submit scholarships applications for the next school year. Now is a great time to make an account and scholarship profile at www.collegeincolorado.org. As you read over the scholarship applications that your search retrieves, you may notice that most scholarship applications would like to know […]

Summer Research: Learning from Experience

You can’t beat the learning that comes from experience. Five community college students learned a lot this summer in two STEM-related research programs. The students presented posters about their research at the end of their research time. The poster presentations were at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, which serves as a hub […]

What is Optics Technology?

From your LED alarm clock that wakes you up to your TV remote that keeps you on the couch when you change channels, optics technology is all around you. Checking out at the grocery store? Optics. Paying with a credit card? Optics. What is Optics? Optics is a branch of physics, but don’t let that […]

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