“Here’s Why I Chose CCA’s Entrepreneurship Program to Help Me Start My Own Business”

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They say that luck is when preparation meets opportunity — but sometimes luck is just luck.

For me, I lucked out when I was looking for an interesting elective to take at the Community College of Aurora and stumbled upon an Intro to Entrepreneurship class. I thought, “Ahhh, now that sounds really interesting.”

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Now on Your Phone: CCA Mobile

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The CCA Mobile App is now available.

If you are a CCA student with a little extra space on your phone, the CCA Mobile app can make things a lot easier for you.

Available on Android and iOS, the CCA Mobile app was developed to make finding important student information such as grades, class schedules, and phone numbers more navigable for CCA students. And since the app only requires 20 MB of space, you should be able to fit it on your phone next to Snapchat, Spotify, and Facebook. (You can actually use the CCA Mobile app to replace Facebook – but more on that later.)

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Join or Start Your Own Student Organization at Club Kickoff!

Club Kickoff - 2 Days - 2 Campuses - 2 Times Bigger Than EverWhat is your passion? What are your hobbies and interests? Interested in something else? You can start your own student-led organization!

Join the Student Government Association (SGA) and your student leaders for Club Kick-off on February 7 and 8 at Community College of Aurora. Explore the magic of being involved with a student-led organization and having a voice at CCA!

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Nine Easy Tips to Remember When You Fill Out Your FAFSA

FAFSA letters on top of a textbook with a piggy bank next to itDid you know that you can start to fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 academic year on October 1?

And CCA is ready to help you and/or your parents fill it out! CCA will host a series of workshops during October to help students fill out their FAFSAs.

Called FAFSA Rush, these workshops will allow students and their parents to use CCA computer labs to fill out the FAFSA, and CCA Financial Aid staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

The U.S. Department of Education has permanently moved the FAFSA application start date to Oct. 1 to give students and their parents more time to plan and pay for college.

But before you start the FAFSA application process, check out these nine tips from CCA Financial Aid Advisor Darin Wissbaum to make it easy and simple as possible to avoid any problems that could delay processing your application. Continue reading »

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Want to Start a Business? 6 Reasons Why You Need to Check out CCA’s Entrepreneurship Program

Neil Pollard, Lead Faculty for CCA's Entrepreneurship program, works with student Mylei Zavala on a cost analysis for her new business.Have you ever thought about starting your own business?

Maybe you’re not even sure what kind of business you want to start but know you want to be your own boss, make your own hours, and create a product or service that you know people will love. Continue reading »

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