summer vacation April 18, 2016

Get the Most Out of Your Summer Break

Summer break is coming up quickly! We are just as excited as you to get out of the classroom and into the sun, but summer is also the perfect opportunity to continue learning and gain professional experience. Here are a few ways you can use your summer to your advantage. Internship Experience As one of the most popular and fruitful ways to spend a summer, an internship will help you decide what you’re looking for in a job after graduation by giving you tangible experience. Not only is an internship a great addition to your resumé that will set you … Read More

university research April 11, 2016

5 Ways to Learn More about Your Future College

It is important to gather as much information about your future college as possible so that you can form realistic expectations. When you know what to expect, you’ll be able to stay calm, have fun, and take advantage of the many opportunities that present themselves. Here are 5 ways to learn about your college that you may not have thought of. 1.    Follow social media accounts – Chances are your future college has not only a main account, but dedicated accounts for different clubs and organizations. By following, you’ll get a feel for the events offered and a way to … Read More

denver night life April 4, 2016

7 Ways to Stay Safe Attending School in a City

Attending college in a city can be exciting because it opens you up to a whole world of cultures and opportunities, however, at times you may be vulnerable in an urban environment. At CU Denver, we pride ourselves on our campus security and the safety of our students, but there are precautions you can take, too. Have a Plan and Tell Someone Whenever you’re venturing out, have a good idea of where you’ll be going, how to get there, and how you will be getting back. Keep in mind that your route there may not be the best option to … Read More

Untitled design (11) March 21, 2016

Biggest Freshmen Fears and How to Overcome Them

Entering college for the first time can be quite an experience. Whether you are coming from miles and miles away, have chosen a random roommate, or want to join a sport or club, new experiences abound. Here are some common freshmen fears and how to deal with them: Not getting along with your roommate – Whether you’ve chosen to live with a friend or a random roommate, it’s always nerve racking to anticipate sharing a space with someone. However, establishing an open line of communication can help clear up any concerns. Don’t be afraid that confronting your roommate will ruin … Read More