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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!


Students at the Great Wall of China holding 10 Things I'd Tell My Freshman Self

Before you begin reading this list, I first want to say that the majority of the things I wish I could tell my freshman self can all fit under one category: BE OUTGOING! This seems to be a trend not only in college life but in life as a whole. When older generations are asked to reflect on their liv

Inside of empty restaurant The Endless Number of Food Options at UW

Good food is an essential part of our lives, and the University of Wyoming knows this. As students, there’s a definite need for brainpower, and UW is here to supply its community with the necessary foods to get those nutrients.

Mountains at sunset Want a Job That Gets You Outdoors? Think Haub School.

You want a fulfilling career, but the idea of sitting behind a desk from 9 to 5 just isn’t appealing. You’re an outside thinker. You’re looking for something that allows you to make a good living, but lets you get outside, breathe fresh air and feel the Earth under your boots.

Keyboard The Professional Writing Minor is Calling Your Name

Looking for a minor that could round out your resume? Professional Writing might just be exactly what you need.

Two students working on computers Six ways you can better prepare for online studies

As you're adjusting to an online learning environment, we want to make sure you have access to helpful tips that can increase your productivity and happiness as finish the semester. First and foremost, never be afraid to ask for help.

Professor explaining brick laying to a student 4 Reasons You Should Get to Know Your Professors

You’re busy. You have multiple classes, and maybe a job or internship. You have friends and family obligations. You have laundry. And don’t forget that four-hour stack of homework waiting to get done. But in the midst of all the madness, it can be really beneficial to take some time to get to know y

Advisor pointing information out to student on computer Not Sure What to Major in? Visit ACES.

When I first enrolled at UW as a transfer student, I was thrilled for a new chapter in my academics, enthusiastic to dive into university life...and completely unsure of what I wanted to study. Sound familiar?

Woman interacting with holographic brain Why I Chose Computer Science as a Major

Back in 2015, three recipients of the 2015 Computer Science Student of the Year award at the University of Wyoming shared their reasons behind choosing to major in a challenging field. Hear what these three women had to say about Computer Science.

Campus entrance covered in snow How to Choose the Right College

There are many factors to think about when you are trying to find a college that is the right fit for you. A lot of times, students have one or two check boxes that they absolutely have to have filled, in order to choose a school.

Two students pose in front of a mural in downtown Laramie. Check Out the Artsy Scenes of Laramie

Are you an enthusiast for all things artsy? Don’t worry—we got you. Even though Laramie is known for its outdoorsy, rugged activities, we are also proud of the thriving culture that permeates our vibrant little town.

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