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Curtis-07-High_School_to_College.pdf
Discussion aimed at first-generation college attendees about the study skills necessary for college success and the differences in expectations from secondary education. View Article 7 as two-page flyer [pdf file]

article1.pdf
Discussion aimed at first-generation college attendees about why they should pursue a college education and how it may fit into their career and life plans.

article2.pdf
Discussion aimed at first-generation college attendees about how to choose the right colleges to apply for and navigating the application process.

article3.pdf
Discussion aimed at first-generation college attendees about the different types of post-secondary programs and degrees, the length of time to complete, and the purpose of each credential for professional careers.

article4.pdf
Discussion aimed at first-generation college attendees about the expenses involved in obtaining a college education and the resources available for students to pay for college.

article5.pdf
Discussion aimed at first-generation college attendees about the basics of college courses, how they are organized, and the specialized vocabulary used in the courses.

article6.pdf
Discussion aimed at first-generation college attendees about the enrollment process for college classes, and the concepts of add/drop and withdrawing.

article8.pdf
Discussion aimed at first-generation college attendees about navigating the transition from college to the professional world.

Collett-thumb.jpg
Dr. Hugh Collett was a member of the original committee which founded Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC) in 1967. Dr. Collett discusses Elko in the 1960s, the motives for the establishment of the Elko Community College, and the successes…

Thumbnail photograph of Robley "Bob" Burns, Jr.
Mr. Burns was a member of the original committee which founded Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC) in 1967. He discusses Elko in the 1960s, the motives for the establishment of the Elko Community College, and the successes and struggles…
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