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Scholarship Tips

If you’re worried about paying for college, know that you are not alone and that there are a lot of help options and scholarships. If you’re interested in applying for scholarships, here are some tips to help you nab the perfect one. Don’t wait Since the scholarship world is competitive, make sure that you apply for them quickly and often. Use services like and to seek out scholarships that best match your interests and profile. These services will even email you when a new scholarship you qualify for pops up. Be passionate When filling out a scholarship application, … Read More

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Why Now is a Good Time to Change Yourself… Or Not

College is an exciting time and opens you up to a plethora of new opportunities to do something different. For some students, it is the first time they have been away from their hometown, and a new environment sometimes means drastic changes to their personality. But if you like yourself just the way you are, there is no reason that college should change that and you shouldn’t feel pressure to do so. If you don’t want to change, remember that peer pressure can be overcome. If you find yourself acting in negative ways, and hanging around with new people that … Read More

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Signing Up for Classes

Let’s face it, signing up for college classes can be a little daunting, especially if you haven’t chosen your major yet. Your first two years of college is the time when you can test the waters with several different types of classes and decide which ones are right for you. Start off by checking your general education requirements. Courses like math, science and English are usually required and could help shape our area of interest. If you are excelling in your general education science class, maybe you should think about taking a more specific science course like botany or geology. … Read More

CU Denver Admissions June 24, 2015

Karin Hunter-Byrd selected as an Outstanding Advising Administrator

Karin Hunter-Byrd, director of the Office of Advising and Student Services at the College of Arts & Media, has been selected as an Outstanding Advising Administrator Certificate of Merit recipient from the NACADA The Global Community for Academic Advising as part of the 2015 Annual Awards Program for Academic Advising. This award is presented to individuals who have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising administration. Academic Advising Administrators includes those individuals who may provide direct academic advising services but whose primary responsibility is as an administrator or director of an academic advising program. Since 1983, NACADA has honored individuals and institutions making … Read More