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  • Beating the Odds: CTU McDonald’s Grad Proves That Anything is Possible

    Everything changed for Heather Brooks, a McDonald’s employee, when she learned about the education alliance between the McDonald’s Archways to Opportunity program and Colorado Technical University (CTU). To help make pursuing a degree financially achievable, McDonald’s USA, LLC and CTU partnered together to create the CTU Program for McDonald’s Students.
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  • How to Complete the FAFSA (2018)

    Financial aid can be a vital yet complicated part of higher education. You'll want to identify the basics of the FAFSA to maximize the available financial resources.
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  • What Is the FAFSA?

    The FAFSA® is a form that college students fill out to apply for federal grants, loans and work-study funds. You may think completing the FAFSA will force you to take out loans. This, however, is untrue. The FAFSA helps determine how much funding you may qualify for from the federal government.
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  • CTU’s Commitment to Military Students: 2019 Patriot Scholarship Recipients

    CTU recognizes the sacrifice and commitment required of military servicemembers and their families. Each year, 50 full-tuition scholarships are awarded to deserving wounded military members, spouses, caregivers or dependents. To date, CTU has awarded nearly $10.5 million in scholarships to the military community. Please join us in congratulating the 2019 Patriot Scholarship recipients!
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  • Colorado Technical University Honored as a 2018 Purple Heart University

    The Purple Heart is our nation’s oldest military award, introduced as the “Badge of Military Merit” by then General George Washington in 1782. It is one of the most respected medals that a U.S. military member can receive. Individuals who have received this award are honored nationally each year on August 7th, formally known as Purple Heart Day.
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  • How to Learn From Your Mistakes

    It’s been said that it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert in almost any field. Making mistakes during these 10,000 hours is inevitable and is just a part of the learning process, especially as a student. Here are a few ways to help you move forward and make the best of your blunders.
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  • Think Outside the Coffee Shop: Top Places to Study

    Making time to study for your online education can be a lonely endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be. Don’t be afraid to think outside of the coffee shop! Pack up your belongings and explore some of the top places to study or work remotely for your online schooling.
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  • Writing a Stand Out Resume

    Your resume is essentially a window to your personal brand. Keep it simple, be creative, thoughtful, and concise. A clean design or format and crisp, concise writing are important. Make your resume stand out by using these tips.
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  • How to Beat Writer’s Block

    Writer’s block can get the best of even the most creative student. From changing your environment to listening to music, there are many inspiring ways to beat a writer’s worst foe and produce quality work.
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