Did you stop school during the pandemic? Or did COVID prevent you from starting classes? There’s more help available now to pay for school than ever before.
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 […]
It’s no secret on college campuses and elsewhere that textbooks are expensive. At Front Range Community College, some math, economics, and biology faculty members, among others, are doing something about it. Ever heard of OER? OER stands for Open Education Resources. It also stands for “free textbooks” – or nearly so. As Kenneth Monks, FRCC […]
For the first time in 10 years, we won’t be filling out a FAFSA – that’s the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Our children have graduated from college and are working at jobs they love. Thanks more to their efforts than ours, they graduated with much less student debt than the government’s College Scoreboard […]
Applying for scholarships can be a frustrating process all in itself, but looking to apply for scholarships geared toward community college students can be flat out maddening! Sometimes it can feel as though all the scholarships out there are for students recently graduating high school, or for those planning to attend a four year institution. […]
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 […]
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Front Range Community College Foundation raised more than $60,000 for scholarships for FRCC students at its 28th annual Create a Future Golf Tournament on June 11 at the Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club. “The funds we raise at this event directly impact the lives of many students who need financial […]
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 […]