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  • Express Your Gratitude: 5 Ways to Focus on the Positive as a Student

    Taking care of yourself while going to school and working might be challenging. However, it's been found that expressing your gratitude and focusing on the positive can reduce your stress, improve your sleep, strengthen your immune system, and lower your blood pressure. Try the following steps to shift your focus and help lift your spirits!
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  • Make the Most of Your Time: Procrastinate Productively

    Are you guilty of procrastinating on a class assignment or work project? It can make it more difficult to delay the inevitable, but sometimes it may actually be helpful to procrastinate and even boost your creativity! Learn how you can make the most of your time and procrastinate in a productive way.
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  • 2019 New Year's Resolutions for Adult Students

    As you pursue your degree and set goals for the New Year, remember to focus on improving yourself outside the classroom as well! What might you do to better your studies or your overall well-being? Consider some of these resolutions for 2019.
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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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  • 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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  • Derreck Kayongo to Challenge Students to Value Error and Adversity at CTU’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony

    Derreck Kayongo has been chosen to give the address at CTU’s 2018 commencement ceremony, which will be held in the Bellco Theatre at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. While known for his emotionally-packed presentations and humanitarian messages, Dr. Kayogo was also invited to address CTU students and their supporters for his unwavering commitment to education over results.
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  • 2018 AFI Air Force Spouse of the Year: Kristen Christy

    MBA alumna Kristen Christy was recently named as the 2018 Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) Air Force Spouse of the Year. As the Air Force branch winner, a lead-in nomination for the overall AFI Military Spouse of the Year honor, Kristen first came across CTU because of the school’s involvement in the military.
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  • What’s the Difference Between a College Degree and a Major or Concentration?

    Before you can enroll in your first class, you’ll need to answer questions like: “What type of degree are you going to pursue?” and “What will be your major or concentration?” A degree is essentially a credential that is given to you by a college after you complete a series of academic requirements. A major or concentration is the area of study. Knowing the difference between a degree, level and majors or concentrations can help as you make decisions about your education.
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  • APA Formatting Made Simple

    The American Psychological Association (APA) formatting style is a requirement for most academic writing at Colorado Technical University and is often used other places as well. These tips introduce you to the basis formatting, in-text citation and reference page guidelines for APA style, so that you can present your writing in a consistent manner and easily integrate outside sources.
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  • 10 Strategies for Students with Leadership Aspirations

    Do you feel drawn to positions of leadership, where you can help set the organizational vision and guide people? Are you full of leadership aspirations that you hope will lead to a rewarding career in business, government, or the non-profit sector? Are you anxious to explore the educational and professional opportunities that can take you in that direction? Here are ten tips for people with leadership aspirations to help you explore your potential.
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