Category: Orientation and First Year Students


Why I Decided to Stay In-State for College

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Why I Decided to Stay In-State for College Hi all! My name is Kate, and I am a third-year student studying Chemical and Biological Engineering. Today I’m happy to share with you why I decided to stay in state for college. First off, I hail from Boulder, Colorado. If you know anything about Colorado schools, you know […]

Tips for Your First Year on Campus

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Tips for Your First Year On Campus Hi there! Is this your first year on campus? If so, welcome to Fort Collins! We’re so happy to welcome you to the RAMily and the wonderful city of FoCo! Read on for some handy tips for your first year on CSU’s campus.  9 tips for your first […]

Options for an Education in Biomedical Engineering

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What options do I have if I want an education in Biomedical Engineering at CSU? Hi, my name is Sarah and I am a 4th year Engineering Ambassador at CSU, studying Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering. Biomedical engineers are responsible for increasing the quality of healthcare, creating novel solutions to improve medicine, and bettering people’s lives. When I learned of biomedical engineering (BME), I […]

Tips for First Year Engineers

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Tips for First Year Engineers Hi there! Are you a first-year student? If so, welcome to CSU! We’re so happy to welcome you to the RAMily and to the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering! Read on for some handy tips for first-year engineering students.  12 tips for first year engineers: 1. Get to know your professors and […]

Effective Study Tips for Engineers

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Effective Study Tips for Engineers Hi my name is Katy, and I am excited to share my most effective study tips! After four years of Environmental Engineering, I have realized that engineering is hard. But it is supposed to be that way. However, with the right study habits, you can make it through any exam or course! 1. Find what time you are […]

4 Tips to Have A Fun & Successful Orientation

Ram Orientation has kicked off! Orientation is fun and exciting but can be stressful. Here are our tips on how to have an awesome experience at your Ram Orientation.

What Should I Do After Ram Orientation?

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Now that you’ve gone through Ram Orientation, it’s time to start thinking about the fall.

Online Ram Orientation: Frequently Asked Questions

Ram Orientation is coming up and you might have questions before you meet with us virtually on your orientation date. Guess what! We have answers. Here are the top eight questions students have before Ram Orientation. #1 Will I register for classes? Absolutely! During Ram Orientation you’ll have the chance to meet with advising staff […]