CU Denver Admissions April 21, 2014

Faculty Upside Down

CU Denver is obviously not your typical university. Students come to CU Denver for more than a diploma. They come here with a purpose – the pursuit of academic excellence in the heart of the city. Students choose CU Denver because of the quality education, school flexibility, cultural diversity, and easy access to opportunities. Opportunities like getting to know your professors. At CU Denver, we believe that the relationship between the faculty and the student body is one that yields the best benefits. That’s why we host small student/faculty meet-ups where students can connect with their favorite CU Denver professors. We … Read More

CU Denver Admissions April 14, 2014

How to Fill Out a FAFSA

“The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is the form used by the U.S. Department of Education to determine your Expected Family Contribution by conducting a “need analysis” based on financial information… The form is submitted to, and processed by, a federal processor contracted by the U.S. Department of Education, and the results are electronically transmitted to the financial aid offices of the schools that you list on your application.” – Seems kind of important, doesn’t it? If you are planning on applying for financial aid, you’re gonna have to fill out a FAFSA. Although the FAFSA may seem … Read More

CU Denver Admissions March 26, 2014

Rwanda Day Six: Ministry of Education

Wednesday – 26/3/14 Ministry of Education – Director General for the Higher Education Council Today was a short, yet astonishing day for the International Initiative and what insights we were offered. Caleb and I met with the Director General for the Higher Education Council in Rwanda. He is two ranks below the President in the hierarchy for Rwandan Parliament, and is responsible for all things to do with higher education. If ever there was someone more passionate, it was Dr. Innocent Mugisha. As we started the meeting and began our dialogue about higher education and Rwanda’s efforts to safeguard it, … Read More

CU Denver Admissions March 25, 2014

Rwanda Day Five: The University of Kigali

Tuesday – 25/03/2014 We started our day off with a meeting with the Rwandan Development Board, who is a key partner in the development of the country of Rwanda. Their main focus is to promote and support startup businesses of Rwanda along with looking for foreign and local investment. After answering our questions they took us on a tour of the facility, showing us an innovative idea which is called the One Stop Center. This is a place where individuals can go and have meetings with all relevant offices in order to star a business, where individuals can go through … Read More