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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 Laramie Farmers Market 12 Summer Bucket List Activities

Staying in Laradise for the summer? Check out these 12 summer bucket list activities and start crossing them off!

Student stares out at the ocean on a study abroad trip Study Abroad Changed How I see the World

Like many, I saw university as an opportunity to learn and grow both academically and as an individual. University was an opportunity for change. So, when I entered my first year of school in 2019, I attempted to search out opportunities that lead me to growth.

graduates of the University of Wyoming celebrate with friends and family Congrats Graduates: Where to Next?

With commencement just around the corner, I asked some of the graduating Cowboy Coaches what they are looking forward to after graduation and how their college experience has shaped them as a person.

student participating in a community clean up effort. A More Sustainable Campus: Do Your Part

I was pleasantly surprised to discover the depth of sustainability initiatives at UW the many opportunities for student involvement. We live in a world where environmental concerns are at the forefront of global issues, so sustainability efforts have become increasingly more prevalent. In honor of Earth Day, I delved into learning more about the avenues through which students can engage in campus sustainability efforts.

two students working at a laptop together You Don't Have to Struggle Through Math Class Alone

For as long as I can remember, math has been challenging for me. I always dreaded going to math class, so the thought of a college math class seemed terrifying to me. Luckily, the University of Wyoming has great resources.

three students on campus excited to be at UW Why Should I Transfer to UW?

As a community college student, there’s always the question, “When I’m done here, where should I transfer to?” For me, it was easy to choose UW!

MBA student standing in the College of Business atrium. 10 Reasons You Should Get Your MBA From UW

Earning your MBA can be an exciting steppingstone to the next stage of your career. However, the idea of going back to school can be daunting, especially for those currently employed at a full-time job. Luckily, the MBA program at the University of Wyoming is built to help you earn your degree at your own pace and leave with an arsenal of new skills learned along the way!

Duncan Lewis in Western Thunder Marching Band uniform It's OK to Change Your Mind & Your Major

When we get to college, a lot of people think they know exactly what it is they want to study. Some of us get it right, but many of us will begin to question ourselves and our major somewhere along the way. I was one of those students - I changed my major four times throughout my college career at UW.

Student swimmer smiles at camera in pool while wearing googles and a swim cap Your Love of Sports Doesn't Have to End With High School

Our club and intramural sports programs here at UW provide opportunities for students to continue playing sports or try out something new during their time here in school. These programs are made for everyone at every skill level. So, whether you have been playing soccer your whole life and want to continue or you always wanted to give hockey a try, you will be able to find your team.

Marching band conductor leads the band on the football field with back to camera Half-Time Is My Time: A Love Letter To Western Thunder

There’s not a day that goes by where marching band doesn’t make me happy in some way, and it has only made me a better version of myself. From personal growth to my homework technique, here are just some of the ways that marching band has helped me through the ups and downs of my eventful college career.

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