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Over the years, our very own students have created some wonderful articles, tips and information about what it's like to be a student at the University of Wyoming. Follow along with our student's stories and if you're interested in becoming a student yourself, visit our admissions page to get started!


Top 10 Fall Activities to do in Laramie

Discover the Top 10 Must-Do Activities for the Fall Semester at the University of Wyoming! From thrilling sporting events to swing dancing and exploring downtown Laramie, we've got your ultimate guide to maximizing your Laradise experience.

Student with VR headset on Decoding Opportunities: The Power of a Computing Minor

A computing minor at the University of Wyoming enhances your studies by giving you tech skills that boost your job prospects, problem-solving abilities and idea implementation.

Sophia smiles with her diploma at UW graduation What I Learned From College

If you were to ask me to sum up my college experience and what I’ve learned at UW in a sentence, I would likely tell you that it’s impossible and no one could do that, but for the sake of this blog I’ll try my best. College and growing up is scary, but if you’re in the right place and you can turn anything into something you can learn and develop from it.

Three students in UW clothing sit together smiling against a green landscape. Online & On-Campus Summer Classes: The Boost You Need

Looking to get ahead or graduate early? Maybe falling behind and needing to catch up? Summer session is a terrific way to knock out some of your toughest college courses. As a student athlete, with a busy golf schedule I have taken advantage of my summer and winter breaks to get ahead in my classes and am on track to graduate a year early!

UW Students with Study Abroad Banners Summer Study Abroad

Hundreds of UW students study abroad each year, traveling to every corner of the world. UW is home to one of the largest education-abroad endowments of any public land-grand university, making education abroad affordable. And Summer Session can be the perfect time for students to fit an international experience into their degree plan.

Two people shake hands at a UW commencement ceremony. How Does a Bachelors Degree Differ From a Masters Degree?

A master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree look different in many ways. Here are a couple of things you may want to know as you navigate becoming a graduate student.

Student skateboarding on campus What if I dont know what I want to be when I grow up?

The University of Wyoming has several resources available to you to help you find an answer to this age-old question and will set you on the right path to success – even if you still want to be a rockstar, astronaut, or doctor!

A photo of War Memorial Stadium on UW's campus How Does College Differ from High School?

When I first got to college, I walked around the halls of a building I was unfamiliar with. I wanted to explore the building, see where my classes were and just start to get myself familiar with a place I had never been.

UW students using drilling simulator technology The Best Places to Visit on UW Campus You Won't See on a Tour

There are so many small areas and places not many know about that a lot of people love. There is only so much time for the campus tour and many places must be left out, so here are some neat places to see on campus OUTSIDE the tour!

Two students stand together in their UW dorm room The Dos and Donts of Dorm Packing

So...you just got accepted into UW and are planning on living on campus in the Residence Halls; congratulations! Moving out of your childhood home and city can be extremely difficult and daunting. What do I bring? How much do I bring?

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