Hideyuki Nakanishi CU Boulder transfer student

Life as a CU Boulder International Transfer Student

Name: Hideyuki Nakanishi Home Country: Japan Major: Aerospace Engineering Status: International transfer student Transferred from: Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston) How did I find CU Boulder? By intuition! I always choose to do what I feel is right or might be right. You may realize later that this is a...

Lucia at Red Rocks in Colorado

Life as a CU Boulder International Transfer Student

When I decided that I wanted to transfer schools, I had no idea where I wanted to go or if I even wanted to continue with the same major. I have always been that kind of person who has a plan and follows it through, so the idea of changing...

Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado, USA

How to Best Utilize Virtual Visits

Sept. 30, 2020

It’s that time of year again, but I think we all know this fall looks a *bit* different than it has in the past. Instead of meeting you in-person in your classrooms, school gyms, or even big convention centers, we are all becoming very familiar with the immense variety of...

Students moving into the residence halls

Top 5 Tips for International First-Year Students

April 1, 2019

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...

Maria Alsubhi, CU Boulder Class of 2022

The Buff Life: How to Find Your Place

Feb. 26, 2019

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...

Student working with international admissions counselor

Regular Decision: 6 Things International Students Need to Know

Jan. 9, 2019

1. CU Boulder’s Regular Decision (RD) deadline is January 15. We are looking for your Common Application including 1 Common App Essay, your CU Boulder Writing Supplement (don’t miss that separate “submit” button), 9th-12th grade transcripts, and a letter of recommendation to be submitted by January 15. Once you’ve submitted...


CU In Your Country - Latin America

Nov. 9, 2018

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. My major is Computer Science. To give...

Hala Fares abroad 1

CU Boulder in your country, Q&A

Oct. 26, 2018

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...

Alexa in front of a buffalo statue

CU Boulder, Coming to a City Near You!

Oct. 3, 2018

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...