David Thompson knew as he wrapped up his senior year of high school in 2016 that he wasn’t quite ready for higher education. “I just wasn’t in a place to succeed in college, so I decided to move out, start working, and pay rent—just to see what life on my own was like,” says David, […]
In January 2020, Yazmyn Chavez reached a goal that she’d been working toward for several years: She enrolled in college in the United States. After growing up in Colorado until age 15, Yazmyn’s family abruptly moved to Mexico, where she graduated high school and started college at Universidad Autónoma De Chihuahua Facultad De Medicina. She […]
Natashia Duncan is no stranger to hard work. The Oregon native has worked full time since graduating high school in 2012—often juggling several jobs at a time—and has also taken college classes online at the local community college wherever she has lived. “I’m the first one in my family to be interested in college, but […]
Front Range Community College is ranked among the top 10 schools in the country for online learning. Front Range Community College (FRCC) has been listed as one of the best online community colleges in the U.S.—listed ninth nationally out of more than 1,000 colleges in a new ranking from College Consensus. “Online classes and programs […]
Chances are, you’ve recently been thrown into a whole new world for your college education. In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, schools, colleges, and universities around the world have moved classes online (and/or embraced some sort of remote learning format). Here at FRCC, online classes are continuing as originally scheduled, but now on-campus classes […]
Online classes offer college students the flexibility to complete coursework around work and family obligations. However, online classes emphasize different skill-sets, and may even require more time than classroom-based classes. Before choosing online classes, make sure you know what to expect. Online Classes Are Not Easy Expect to spend a minimum of 3 hours each week, […]
Online classes emphasize different skills and create a different experience for students as compared to classroom-based courses. FRCC offers more than 350 online classes. Take this quiz and see if online classes may work for you.
At the age of 16, Michelle Finch had her first child. It was the best thing that ever happened to her. “I was going down a bad path, and having a child truly changed my life for the positive,” says Michelle. “I started thinking about my baby and what I wanted for our future.” Michelle’s […]