Published: April 16, 2019

As you prepare for graduation and life after college, here are some words of advice from Forever Buffs before you leave CU Boulder.


Soak it all in, because you'll be wishing you were back in a couple months!”
–Stephanie U. (’16)


FaceTime your relatives who couldn't make it from the field! Mine loved that.”
–Bri N.


Savor every single moment of this amazing accomplishment!”
–Janet T. (’83)


No one else's stories from college will ever be as cool as yours.”
–Michael C. (’05)


You will find what you want to do, but it might take longer than your friends. Don't compare it.”
–Hannah D. (’18)


Trust that everything will work out! Make the most of your first job even if it’s not your dream gig.”
–Aly S. (Alumni Association staff member)


Be kind to people, be open to learning. Save your money early.”
–Jeremy K. (’08)


Get alumni plates on your whip. Take advantage of alumni services. Remember to always be a Buff, and every time you visit campus be glad you don't have to do homework.”
–Korey L. (’16)


Go back to Boulder as often as you can! It will always feel like home!”
–Kelley H.