Stephanie Lawrence

Why I chose CU Boulder: Stephanie Lawrence

“I wasn’t born in the mountains, but I got here as fast as I could.” Colorado has always been a second home for me. When I was about three years old, my parents began the tradition of traveling to Steamboat Springs, Colorado, a small ski town tucked away in the... Read more »
Katelyn Martin

Why I chose CU Boulder: Katelyn Martin

If you’d asked me at the beginning of my junior year of high school where I wanted to go for college, I would have said, “I don’t know, probably somewhere in-state.” If you’d asked me that same question at the beginning of senior year, I would have told you whatever... Read more »
Emily Page

Why I chose CU Boulder: Emily Page

Hey Future Buffs! My name is Emily Page and I am a sophomore majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Engineering Management. I am originally from a town called Holmdel, New Jersey, located about 45 minutes from New York City and 3 highway exits from the world famous ‘Jersey Shore’... Read more »

Why I Chose Boulder: Alondra Palomino

My name is Alondra Palomino and am from Thornton, CO, not too far from CU Boulder’s Campus. Growing up as a first generation student, I was not fully prepared for the college application process. My godparents wanted to support me as much as they could but it was difficult, as... Read more »
Jonathan Delgado

Why I Chose Boulder: Jonathan Delgado

Interestingly, CU Boulder was not one of my top university choices. Why would I choose CU Boulder if I was not able to speak English in the first place? It would be ironic. Don’t you think? Imagine, a fourteen-year-old newcomer from Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico with the audacity to take... Read more »

Why I Chose Boulder: Kelsey Livingston

My name is Kelsey Livingston and I’m currently a sophomore at CU Boulder. I’m originally from Northern California. To be specific, Livermore, which is wine country and very different from the high elevation of Boulder. I came to Colorado the summer prior to my junior year of high school. When... Read more »

Why I Chose Boulder: Nish Navaratne

My story isn’t commonly heard. In fact, when people ask me why I transferred, they’re usually surprised by my answer. To begin, I’m from Ellicott City, a small suburb located outside of Baltimore, Maryland. For my first two years of college, I attended a medium-sized institution located in a small... Read more »

Why I Chose Boulder: Kyra Traxler

As I prepare to graduate this semester, I’ve begun to reflect back on my journey at the University of Colorado (CU) and how the decisions I’ve made have led me to this point. I have loved my time at CU Boulder in the Environmental Design (ENVD) Program, and I will... Read more »
Jack Johnston

Why I Chose Boulder: Jack Johnston

My name is Jack, and I’m originally from Connecticut. I’m currently majoring in psychology with a hope to pursue a position in marketing or sales upon graduation. At CU Boulder, I have been incredibly involved with a diverse array of activities. I’m on the Freestyle Ski Team, I’m an EMT... Read more »
Christine Johnson

Why I Chose Boulder: Christine Johnson

My name is Christine, and I’m currently a junior with plans to graduate next spring. I’m from Littleton, Colorado and as I was deciding where I wanted to live for the next four years, I knew I didn’t want to leave Colorado. I was planning on majoring in engineering but... Read more »