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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 is Concurrent Enrollment So Popular?

Teacher looking at a student's work

Concurrent enrollment is no longer a trend – it’s a fact of educational life. And no wonder. It’s a great deal for students. It’s a great deal for parents or others who pay college tuition. A recent policy brief from the Colorado Department of Higher Education spells out the benefits, and a deeper dive puts one […]

Get a Jumpstart on College in High School

Ever heard of concurrent enrollment? These days, it’s very common for high school students to enroll in college classes and earn both high school and college credit. The good news for parents is that research shows that students who do so are more likely to attend college and earn slightly higher GPAs as college students. […]

22 Thompson School District Students Earn Merit Awards at FRCC Campus in Fort Collins

Twenty-two Thompson School District students have been designated for a Student of Merit award in the College Now-Career Pathways Program for the fall 2011 semester at Front Range Community College-Larimer Campus. Student of Merit winners exhibit academic and technical excellence within their chosen career programs. About 420 high school students from Larimer County schools are […]

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