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3 Important Financial Aid Tips

Working in the college’s Financial Aid Office, I know first-hand how confusing and overwhelming the world of financial aid & financial literacy can be. So I’d like to outline 3 important tips for college students – all of which relate to a student’s success and education, which is our top priority! Tip #1 – Apply on […]

Student Loans: Be Careful What You Borrow

When you get your financial aid award notice, isn’t it tempting to “accept” the entire amount of your loan? For just a moment, you can imagine all the things you could do with the extra loan money. You could buy a new laptop. Work fewer hours. Fix your car. But wait—someday you will have to […]

8 Tips to Get out of College Debt Free

Yes, it’s possible to get out college without student loans – if you’re willing to work, save, and be resourceful. Why am I so sure? Because I did it myself! When I went off to Colorado State, I was a practical, numbers-oriented girl (still am) and the word “loans” gave me cold sweats. As much […]

Apply for college scholarships from FRCC Foundation

More than $250,000 in college scholarships from the Front Range Community College Foundation are available to FRCC students, and it’s time to start work on your scholarship package application. Scholarship applications for the 2012-2013 academic year will be accepted until 3 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2012. The application is made online. It includes two letters […]

How Do I Apply to College?

You don’t apply to college very often, so it can appear a daunting task, even if you are applying to a community college where no admissions essay is required. Many people are the first in their family to apply to college. Others applied once – 20 years ago. Still others, out of high school for […]

A great day for golf — and scholarships

My first job was as a caddie. I was 12. It was a country club course. By keeping my eyes and ears open, I learned a lot about betting and swearing. These days, I connect golf with scholarships. The Front Range Community College Foundation Create a Future Invitational Golf Tournament took place this month at […]

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