January 28, 2015

4 Good Study Habits for 2015

Study Habits

As you dive into a new semester, it’s a great time to think ahead about how to make the most of this school year. One great exercise: think about what kind of a person and student you are. How do you learn? Ask yourself some questions, like: Are you a procrastinator? A thinker who likes to […]

January 26, 2015

3 Steps to Get Organized for the New Semester

Get organized

It’s a new year, which means it’s also New Year’s Resolutions time! When you’re a college student, many of those resolutions may be academic goals. Now that the spring semester is starting back up, here are a few helpful tips to stay focused on your studies, keep on track, and make it an awesome year. […]

January 14, 2015

Economics Professor Maintains Connections with Native Nepal

Niroj Bhattarai

It’s about 7,820 miles from Kathmandu, Nepal, to Fort Collins, Colo., if you were to fly an airline’s polar route, for no crow flies that distance. The distance spans two continents, two massive mountain ranges, and numerous languages, countries, and cultures. Niroj Bhattarai’s journey between those two points is more than a simple travelogue, though […]

January 5, 2015

How to Get Trained to Work in HVAC

HVAC blog

Do you like working with your hands? Do you like to fix things that are broken and work with tools and gauges? Have you ever considered starting your own business? If so, a degree in HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) might be for you. With training, you can get a great-paying job installing, servicing, […]

December 22, 2014

Researching Colleges in the Digital Age

cell phone, tablet, laptop computer

It’s a digital world and today’s college-bound high school students and their parents expect to communicate with colleges they are considering through a variety of digital modes—and they rely on a number of different e-sources of information to make this major decision. How do we know this? Thanks to Noel-Levitz’s 2014 E-Expectations Report, “The Online […]

December 15, 2014

4 Great Gifts for College Students

Student gift

Winter break is right around the corner and many students are ready for the much needed break! The holidays and balancing a budget can be a challenging time for college students, whether at home or away from family. Finding a gift that helps reduce a student’s financial burden and is something they love can be […]

December 8, 2014

Meaningful Holiday Giving on a Student’s Budget

Holiday giving

As I write this on National Giving Day, a week ahead of Colorado Gives Day, the day after Cyber Monday, three days removed from Small Business Saturday, and Black Friday starting on Thursday and going into overtime for many businesses, I think of the casual conversations I’ve had recently with students who want to mark […]

December 3, 2014

Owners of Babette’s Feast Follow Sweet Path toward Success

decorated, tiered cake

What’s a CPA working as a health-care administrator to do for a second career? Follow his passion. What’s a nurse practitioner to do in her off hours? Dream up cake creations. Rudy Burns’s passion is to feed people, and his wife, Angi, has a creative side. While living in Arkansas, Rudy attended the Arkansas Culinary […]

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