Untitled design (30) September 28, 2015

Why You Should Get to Know Your Professors

Here at CU Denver, we pride ourselves on the quality and expertise of our professors. Although the professor standing at the front of each of your classrooms can seem intimidating, it really is important and useful to get to know them. Here are our top reasons to get to know them:   They can help you land a job Most professors once worked in the field they are currently teaching. They have also most likely taught someone in the last few years that went on to become a professional in the area you are interested in. Your professor may know … Read More

Untitled design (29) September 14, 2015

Cooking and Shopping on Your Own

  For many college freshman, going to the grocery store to purchase your own food and cooking for yourself is a foreign concept. To help you out with eating healthy, staying budget conscious, and finding your way around a kitchen (or at least a microwave) we’ve compiled a few tips.   Know your budget and look for coupons on items like fresh produce. Typically, fresh food is a much smarter buy than those processed microwave dinners and taste better too! These items, along with dairy, can spoil quickly so buy only what you need. For your non-perishables, like rice and … Read More

Untitled design (28) September 7, 2015

Ace Your First Test

At CU Denver, we strive to provide an atmosphere that contributes to your success. We know test taking can be stressful so we have created this list of tips to help you ace your first test and make sure your semester is off to a good start.   Take Notes The easiest and fastest way to take notes is to use your laptop. You can type way faster than you can write and this is helpful with professors who speak quickly. Turn off the internet, so as not to get distracted and charge up your computer. Using bullet points will … Read More

iStock_000026474542_Small August 19, 2015

Help, I’m Moving!

If you’re a freshman, this might be the first time you will be living on your own, which is really exciting. If you’re like most people though, moving will be one of the most stressful things you do. Here are a few tips to help you smoothly transition to your new home. Only pack the essentials Dorm rooms are very small. Sometimes smaller than the room you had at home, and guess what? You have to share it with another person! Leave large items at home and only pack what is absolutely essential. If you do forget something, you can … Read More