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Make the Most of Your College Visit

As your high school years begin to wind down, it’s time to start figuring out where the next chapter of your life is going to take place. This decision is not to be taken lightly, and ultimately, it’s not up to your friends, your siblings, or even your parents-- it’s...

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CU Boulder, Coming to a City Near You!

Hello Future Buffs! Brad Kloha, one of our domestic admission counselors, recently shared that most of our office has hit the road in the US to start meeting all of you who are going to be a part of the class of 2023. But did you know we have admission...

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5 steps to follow for a successful transfer

Beginning the process of transferring schools is an exciting time-- you’re embarking on the path towards the future you see for yourself, and that is incredibly empowering. And I know that this transition can also seem a little mysterious and intimidating, but fear not! At CU Boulder, your transfer admission...

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Letter of Recommendation Tips

College application season is in full swing! It is good advice to start early on your college applications so that you can be sure to have all the required documents together and submitted well ahead of the deadline. One document that you’ll definitely want to begin preparing early is the...

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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...

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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...

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