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Opportunities Abound for CFCC Transfer Students

Starting at a community college and then transferring to a four year institution is a common strategy for students looking to earn a bachelor’s degree. Today, more and more students are considering the transfer route for financial

A Debt-Free Degree Is Within Your Reach

For Madi McDougald, the road to a rewarding job has definitely not been easy.  But at just 25, McDougald has the career of her dreams, a great education and no student loan debt. McDougald works as the

Not So Typical: Today’s college students break stereotypes

If you think that most college students are fresh out of high school, young, carefree and living at a university, you’re way behind the times.  Eighty-five percent of college students today don’t fit that mold. More often, the

Employers Seek New Generation of Workers With High Tech Training

Contrary to what you might have heard, manufacturing is not dead. While it’s true that old-fashioned assembly line jobs are dwindling, a new kind of manufacturing industry has emerged and is starved for workers with the right

The Right Amount of Higher Education

You don’t have to commit to four years of college to increase your income In choosing a career, it’s important to know your personal interests and talents, the job outlook for occupations matching your interests and talents,

College at Any Age Starting over or changing careers? It’s never too late!

Changing careers in today’s economy often means going back to college to learn new skills. Community colleges are usually the first place to which career changers turn, and not just because they’re a good value. College for

Career Shift: CFCC’s Pharmacy Technology Program a Prescription for Success

Jeanette Mullinix worked in the insurance business for 28 years.  Ready for a change, she enrolled in Cape Fear Community College’s Pharmacy Technology program.  Jeanette will receive her diploma in Pharmacy Technology in August 2013, and will

Driven to Succeed

Despite a series of financial setbacks and other obstacles, Lauren Mercer is finally enjoying her life and new job. She credits a large part of her success to getting the right education at Cape Fear Community College.

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