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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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Top Questions to Ask at a College Fair

October is now upon us, and we all know what that means! The leaves are changing colors, the pumpkin spice lattes are making an appearance, and you’re beginning your annual Netflix binge of all the spooky Halloween movies you can possibly find. As you throw on your flannel and lace...

Student ambassadors

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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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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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...

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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