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CU Boulder, Coming to a City Near You!

Hello Future Buffs! Welcome to a new school year and one of my favorite times of the year: travel season. Fall marks a time for me to get out of my office and off the CU campus to visit high schools and college fairs across the country, where I get...

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Will my credits transfer to CU?

“Will my credit transfer to CU Boulder?” This is a question that we, as CU Boulder transfer credit evaluators, hear several times a day. And yes, it is indeed one of the most important aspects of a prospective student’s transfer process, but there is more complexity to this question than...

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5 tips for writing a stand-out personal essay

As an admissions counselor, one of my primary roles is to attend college fairs, high school visits and other events throughout the year, where I get the chance to meet with prospective students and families and answer their questions about CU. You can imagine all the of the questions I...

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What We Look for in Your Application

Holistic review. Heard that term a few times lately, have you? If you are a senior in high school doing research on what colleges look for in your application, you’ve probably heard it A LOT lately. But do you really know what it means? A holistic application review means we...

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Ready, set, apply! Your Survival Guide to Application Season

You’ve been on this path for as long as you can remember. You’ve made friends, attended class, completed homework assignments, participated in clubs and sports and attended school events and dances. All for what? Well, for what’s ahead of you of course! Everything you’ve done and accomplished to this point...

Camila Taylor

I've Confirmed, What's Next?

So you’re #BoulderBound? Congratulations! We are incredibly excited to welcome you to the Forever Buffs family. Choosing your college takes time, effort and maybe too many trips to the counseling office, but you did it. And now we’re here to help you with the rest of the way to your...

Cameron Sadafi

Pro Tips: How to Integrate into Campus

Your first semester of your college career is coming up! There’s likely a plethora of thoughts and emotions running through your mind right now. A new school, a new city, a new country, a new place to call home. I am here to give you some tips to help you...

Hala Fares

The Beauty of Boulder, Colorado

Like the pearl in a collection of stones, Boulder is a hidden oasis, tucked away in the beautiful, magnificent Rocky Mountain Front Range. Overarched by colossal sandstone towers, the city of Boulder is one of the most breathtaking and serene places in the state of Colorado. From the moment the...

Sarah Kim

Living On Campus

It’s been quite a while since I was a freshman, but I still remember how I felt on move in day. I arrived on the CU Boulder campus not knowing what to expect. I was both nervous and excited, but to be completely honest, I was much more nervous than...

Brad Kloha

I've been admitted, now how do I choose?

Many students will apply and be admitted to several institutions. Whether you applied to one school or many schools, the process doesn’t stop there, and the final selection can seem overwhelming. We’ve put together some advice that helped each of us when we were choosing our universities, and we hope...

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