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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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What Happens to My Application After I Apply?

You've hit submit on your application and now you’re anxiously awaiting your decision. Here in the admissions office, we are busy processing and evaluating every application that we receive in order to get those admission decisions sent out as promptly as possible! Every year, I continue to be impressed by...

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Top 5 tips for a smooth transfer for military students

In honor of Veterans Day, we invited a current military student to talk about her experience transferring to CU Boulder. Kristyn Sample is an Aerospace Engineering major from Columbia, MO who transferred to CU Boulder from a community college in Kansas City. In addition to pursuing her engineering degree and...

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CU In Your Country - Latin America

I just completed my fall travel and was fortunate to visit students in various parts of Latin America. While I didn’t get to visit all the countries in my territory (I’m looking at you, Canada, the Caribbean, and the rest of Latin America), I do hope to visit in the...

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Life at CU Boulder as an international transfer student

My name is Xuefei and I am an international transfer student who is currently studying at the University of Colorado Boulder. I spent a year and a half at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York prior to applying to become a Buff. I was accepted in the fall of...

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Early Action: 7 Things You Need to Know

1. CU Boulder’s Early Action (EA) deadline is November 15. Be sure you get your application and all required materials in by November 15 to qualify for our Early Action Deadline! Many schools in the nation have an Early Action or Early Decision deadline of November 1, but CU Boulder...

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Top 7 Things to Know Before the Application Deadline

You’ve already done the hard work. You’ve finished most of the classes. You’ve taken the tests. You’ve joined the clubs. You’ve played the sports. And now, you just have to tell us about it in your application. With this frame of mind, read on for a few tips to help...

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CU Boulder in your country, Q&A

Hello Future Buffs! I just returned from traveling across the globe, and I’m excited to share with you some insights about my time abroad and what makes CU Boulder so special. 1. Where are you right now? I just returned from 3 weeks in the Middle East and I am...

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Funding Tips: Financial Aid and Scholarships

I’m not going to sugarcoat this: planning how you will pay for college takes some work-- but it is well worth it! If you’re willing to put in the time now, you can rest assured that you’ve explored all your options and took advantage of every possible cent available to...

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5 Early Action Myths, Debunked

Early action. Early decision. Regular decision. Rolling admissions. If you are a senior in high school, you have undoubtedly heard these terms. But do you really understand the difference between them? There are a lot of myths surrounding these different decision deadlines that can leave students with misinformation about their...

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