Mari Foisy

Funding tips: financial aid and scholarships

I’m not going to sugar coat this: planning how you will pay for college takes some work. If you’re willing to put in the time now, you can rest assured knowing you explored all your options and took advantage of every possible cent available to help cover your college costs... Read more »
Cameron Sadafi CU Boulder International Admission Counselor

International Counselor Life on the Road - Latin America

On my most recent visit to Latin America, I had the pleasure of meeting students and educators in Brazil, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Honduras, Panama, the Dominican Republic and Mexico. I had a wonderful time experiencing all of the incredible cultures, foods and, of course, the amazing students. I... Read more »
Ryan Kelley

Debunking Early Action Myths

Early action. Early decision. Regular decision. Rolling admissions. If you are a senior in high school, you have undoubtedly heard these terms. However familiar the admissions terms may be, there are still a lot of myths that can leave students with misinformation about their application process. Today, we are debunking... Read more »
Katie Holdgreve-Resendez

Make the Most of Your College Visit

It’s that time, time to start figuring out where the next chapter of your life is going to take place. A decision that is not to be taken lightly, a decision that is up to you; not your parents, not your friends, not your siblings, you. This is going to... Read more »
Brad Kloha

How to Choose the Right School

Choosing the right school for your college experience is an exciting process, but it can at times seem overwhelming! You’re probably inundated with information from colleges and universities, your high school counselors, friends, family, and just about anyone who may have an opinion about where you should go to school... Read more »
Lindsay Scurto

Top Questions to Ask at a College Fair

Nights are getting cooler, high school parking lots are full again and classroom supplies are out on the store shelves. It can only mean one thing: another school year has begun! And with it, the college search for high school juniors and seniors. There are many components to this process... Read more »
Michelle Trimpe

Q&A with an International Admissions Counselor - India

Where did you travel to in India? I was fortunate to be able to travel to Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad for three weeks in August. This was my second trip to India, but my first time to Hyderabad! I met students in a variety of curricula – CBSE,... Read more »
Zeni Whittall

Counselor Life on the Road

Hello Future Buffs, welcome to a new school year and one of my favorite times of year, the fall. For a while now, the fall, has meant it’s time to get out of my office and off campus to travel. CU Boulder admission counselors travel all over the United States,... Read more »
Clark Harris

Preparing to Apply: Tips on How to Get Ahead

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 went to school events and dances. All for what? Well, for what’s ahead of you of course! Everything you’ve done and accomplished to this... Read more »
Susan King

New Student Welcome: Next Steps

We’re excited that you have decided to attend CU Boulder! You’re likely focused on wrapping things up—perhaps getting ready for high school graduation or finishing up the semester at your current school. But very soon you will begin looking toward fall and your arrival in Boulder. It’s an exciting time,... Read more »