college fair questions September 12, 2016

10 Questions You Need to Ask at a College Fair

College fairs are an important part of the application process. They can help you glean what each school’s strengths and weaknesses are as well as make connections with recruiters from each one. We constantly receive a variety of questions at these fairs, such as: 1)      Why should I attend CU Denver? 2)      How much does it cost to attend CU Denver? 3)      How do I apply for CU Denver? What do my scores need to look like for admission? 4)      What types of scholarships do you offer? 5)      What majors do you offer? 6)      What is the average class size? 7)      If I am undecided on a … Read More

small class September 5, 2016

6 Benefits of Studying in a Small Class

CU Denver has a faculty to student ratio of 16:1. Over 1/3 of the classes at CU Denver have 20 or less students. Small classes give you more access to the professors and more opportunity to discuss and participate. CU Denver gives you the benefits of a state school and a small school at the same time. Better Relationships with Classmates – When you’re one in twenty instead of one in fifty or even one hundred, you’ll be able to get to know your classmates and their views on the subject. Personal discussion with classmates can improve your own understanding … Read More

career services August 22, 2016

Get the Most Out of Career Services and Jumpstart Your Future

There are many resources available to you on campus, one of which is Career Services. While it is easy to dismiss the career center’s function until you’re ready to graduate, don’t do so so fast! The career center offers resources to help you throughout your college experience, starting freshmen year. Exploring Majors and Careers – Your experience with the career center doesn’t have to wait until you’re ready to graduate; it can help you to determine the major and career that’s right for you by providing assessments and counseling. Networking – “Who you know” is still relevant in the career … Read More

schedule to graduate August 15, 2016

Optimizing Your Class Schedule to Graduate on Time

Graduating on time requires a game plan from day one. Not all students are alike – you’ll most likely work at a different pace than some of your peers and be interested in different classes – but planning ahead will ensure that your personal strategy will get you to the finish line in the same amount of time. First and foremost, check to see if you can apply high school classes or other college classes for credit towards your degree. Your advisor can help you out, sometimes even before classes start freshmen year. Knowing that you can earn credit for … Read More