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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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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. We know that this transition can also seem a little mysterious and intimidating. We are here to assist. Your transfer admission counselors want...

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Will my credits transfer to CU?

“Will my credits 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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Ready, set, apply! Your Need-to-Know Guide to Application Season

It’s August 1, which means it’s college application time! Everything you’ve done and accomplished to this point was in preparation for the next step of your educational journey, starting with your college application. As the Common Application opens up for another year, we’re here to help you. Despite all the...

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...

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College Signing Day Social Celebration!

Join our College Signing Day social celebration, Wednesday May 1. Be a part of our Instagram social media challenge for a chance to win great prizes and Buff gear throughout the day! Simply follow the rules listed below in order to enter the competition and have a chance to win...

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Top 5 Tips for International First-Year Students

You’re coming to Colorado! CU Boulder rests at the end of your travel itinerary, but where will you rest once you get here? Do not put off finding housing any longer. A first-year Freshman is required to live in the residence halls, but options can be limited, especially if you...

Karen Ganss, Assistant Director, CU Boulder Office of Admissions

I've Been Admitted, Now What?

First of all, CONGRATULATIONS on your acceptance to the University of Colorado Boulder. Your first task after being admitted should be to celebrate - we had a very academically competitive applicant pool this year. So go ahead, high five that teacher who wrote you a letter of recommendation, call family...

Kyra Loch, Communication & Marketing Coordinator, Student Affairs

Campus Life as a Buff

Deciding which college to attend involves many factors, but it’s worth the time and effort to find the best fit for you. With innovative academic courses and student-centered programming, CU Boulder is an excellent choice. If you are in the process of making a decision and considering CU, here are...

Maria Alsubhi, CU Boulder Class of 2022

The Buff Life: How to Find Your Place

My name is Maria Alsubhi and I am a freshman International Student at the University of Colorado Boulder, studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology with minors in Sociology and Leadership (through the President’s Leadership Class). Here is a little insight into my path to Boulder and my experience at CU so...

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