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Changes in GED Testing

There will be a change in the current GED test on January 1, 2014. Colorado Mountain College is encouraging all students and the community to complete every section of the test beforehand. Those who do not pass every section before the end of 2013 will have to start over in January. For anyone seeking support to complete the current GED test please visit http://www.coloradomtn.edu/web/classes/ged or call your local campus. To learn more about the upcoming changes please visit http://www.gedtestingservice.com/ged-testing-service Donnie Hagenbart Program Coordinator Jaywalker U

Following our passions

One of the most crucial aspects of recovery is staying engaged and actually living life. We as addicts, myself included, cannot control our use of mind-altering substances; this however doesn’t mean we can’t thrive and live our lives to the fullest in an environment where drinking and using have become the social norm. I am talking about college. In the midst of the parties, drugs, and alcohol there is an underlying reason (for most) to be attending college. That reason is the idea that they become what they’ve always wanted to be. To learn about what they’re passionate about and pursue a life dealing with that. For myself, that passion is medicine. And due to my addiction, that dream was never more than fantasized about. My life was unmanageable and as a result I could not attend college successfully and pursue my aspirations. However, today I am two days shy…

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