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Make Volunteering Work for You

Potential employers often view your volunteer experience as a measure of your real-world business skills. And why not? When you are in a volunteer post that uses your passions, skill-set and ambitions, you have a chance to prove what you can do—often years earlier than you could in a typical position.

Use the SMART System to Set Your Educational Goals

Goal setting may sound like something you do perhaps daily, weekly, monthly or for longer periods. But did you know there is a systematic way to set goals for your success? It can be applied to your education now and to the career you are trying to develop.

Leverage Your Military Experience in College

Chances are one of the things that made military service attractive was the opportunity for post-secondary education either while in the service or post-discharge.

How To Prepare for a Skype Interview

With the advancement of technology, many employers are turning to Skype to interview candidates from a distance.

How to build a support system while working and in school

So now you’ve committed to completing a post-secondary online education. But as with everything in life, chances are you can’t go it totally alone. You need support to aid in your success.


Colorado Technical University was pleased to sponsor and participate in the Western Cyber Exchange (WCX) Cybersecurity Awareness and Training Seminar in Colorado Springs, CO.

Homeland Security and Higher Education at CTU

The nation’s increased focus on protecting the well-being of Americans and our country in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina in 2005 has created a stronger national focus on homeland security.

Reasons To Enroll While You’re Enlisted

If you’re an active duty servicemember who’s been thinking of pursuing a college degree, why wait?

Ongoing Education: The Hidden Benefit of Military Service

Patriotism, honor, dedication. All valid reasons for enlisting, but what about education?

Choosing a Military-Centric School

Going back to school while you or your spouse are serving, or as a veteran, is a big decision. Before you decide which school to attend, do a little research. Look for military-friendly universities. Some colleges may offer specific grants or scholarships to the military community, or have military-centric policies in place.

CTU Wounded Warrior Scholarship Application: Tips for Writing Your Essay

Writing an essay for an application can be daunting – especially if the essay is about a personal experience or event. These are tips to help you get started and feel confident as your write.

CTU Wounded Warrior Scholarship Application Checklist

We are excited you’ve decided to apply for the 2016 CTU Wounded Warrior Scholarship – here is a checklist and explanation of each section of the application.

CTU Wounded Warrior Scholarship Application: Tips for the Short Answer Section

Here are some tips to help you as your write answers to the short answer questions in the Getting to Know You section of the CTU Wounded Warrior Scholarship application.

CTU Wounded Warrior Scholarship Application: Required Documents

As part of the CTU Wounded Warrior Scholarship application, we ask for proof of injury. The documents are solely used as proof of your eligibility for the scholarship.