College BoUND Newsletter

Informational newsletter from the UND Office of Admissions

Beat the Feb. 1 deadline for 2022-23 financial aid & scholarships

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Has your student applied for financial aid yet? The option for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2022-23 academic year is still open. All your student needs to do is log onto studentaid.gov to begin their application. The priority deadline to apply is Feb. 1, but the experts say the quicker the […]

Competence + Warmth

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Typical January day in Minnesota: 20 degrees. Typical January day in Cameroon: 92 degrees. No wonder UND junior Malika Achingale Barbie Odera shivered when she recalled her 2017 move from Cameroon to Brooklyn Park, Minn. “It was a shock, coming from a very hot and humid country,” Malika said with a laugh, remembering her first […]

Happy Holidays from the University of North Dakota

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Greetings, From our home to yours, Kathy and I wish you all a wonderful holiday season. It’s been an extraordinary year with the reopening of UND’s campus. On our walks around the University and our trips around the state, it’s been rewarding to personally meet UND’s students, alumni, faculty, and staff, as well as the […]

Early Hawk gets the worm

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The early Fighting Hawk catches more than just worms. Students who take care of their University of North Dakota business now — rather than a month or two later — have the best chance to catch scholarships and the first choice of housing and courses for fall 2022. Here’s what your student needs to do […]

Secure a spot in Nursing, Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy early

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Nursing Direct Admission Program If your student has an interest in nursing, UND offers a direct admission program for high-achieving high school seniors. As many as 20 qualified seniors will be selected for direct placement at UND. High school students who want to be considered for early admission first must apply for UND admission as a […]

Get ahead of the pack

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If your student has an extra hour in their school schedule, they might want to fit in a college class to get ahead.  With UND’s Self-Paced Enroll Anytime courses, your student can enroll in online classes and earn college credit for their general electives before they even leave home. They have the flexibility to complete their […]

Breaking barriers through language

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Cheyden Paulson speaks four languages. He is the recipient of a prestigious federal scholarship. At UND, he is majoring in international studies and Spanish, and he’s aiming for a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. Not bad, for a 20-year-old from a town of about 500 in North Dakota’s ranch country. Paulson’s path began on a […]

Free money for school

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Your student can be eligible for free money and low-interest loans to help fund their education in as little as 30 minutes with UND’s Scholarship Central and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. If your student hasn’t already done so, make sure they use their 2020 income taxes to fill out their 2022-23 FAFSA […]

Save time with accelerated degrees

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College graduates who dream of landing a high-level job at premium pay straight out of school can increase their chances by putting an extra “M” (for master’s) on their resume. Of course, they have to earn it first. Accelerated and combined degrees allow your student to graduate from UND with their bachelor’s and master’s degrees […]

Skills that will put your student in demand

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A UND liberal arts education can help your student develop the marketable skills that will put them in demand in the workforce. Your student will learn how to work well with others within an ever-changing business environment, and in turn, make them more employable. These skills are different from technical skills, which are specifically required […]