Blogs

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One of the fastest-growing industries in Arizona is the semiconductor industry. Microchips produced at Arizona semiconductor manufacturing companies are used for various devices, including cars, computers, smartphones, smart TVs, home appliances, and… Read More
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Every year, high school seniors, college students, and adult learners who plan on attending college should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for federal and state financial aid, as well as many private-donor… Read More
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Interested in transferring your community college credits to finish a degree? Students sometimes have misconceptions about what it takes to transfer credits to a university. We’re here to help. Take some time to research the options and you’ll discover… Read More
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The pursuit of education can be a lifelong endeavor. Thousands of continuing education experiences are offered each semester at Maricopa Community Colleges that provide personal enrichment for students of all ages. Educational opportunities range from… Read More
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Working in the construction industry provides a chance for you to build things that matter to the people in your community. Whether it’s a road, a home, or a school, it’s an amazing feeling to use both your mind and your hands to conquer projects that… Read More
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April is Community College Awareness Month, a time to recognize the importance of community colleges across the nation, the value they bring to their students, and their impact on the communities they serve. The Maricopa County Community College District… Read More
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Many factors go into deciding where to pursue higher education. When considering a four-year university, private college, or trade school, be sure to consider community college options as well. As one of the largest community college systems in the… Read More
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The month of February is all about celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) and we are proud we have so many CTE programs to applaud. As the largest provider of workforce training in Arizona, our programs prepare students of all background to… Read More