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Million Dollar Quartet KU AAP Event

Check out KU AAP's latest adventure to the Million Dollar Quartet, performed in Lawrence, Kansas's very own Lied Center. The Million Dollar Quartet is the high voltage Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the phenomenal true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll” brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash,... Continue reading Million Dollar Quartet KU AAP Event
Life at KU, KU Academic Accelerator

KU AAP Easter Event

Happy Easter from the KU AAP! This Easter Sunday, we organized an Easter Bash to celebrate and introduce students to some fun American traditions. We had a delicious picnic on the grass around Potter Lake, a highly competitive Easter Egg Hunt (the winner found 80 eggs!), and played several intense games of “ninja”. Food Fun David, a KU AAP student services advisor,... Continue reading KU AAP Easter Event
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Explaining U.S. News’ Best College Rankings

Especially for international students, researching where to study can be intimidating and confusing. One popular resource is the U.S. News Best College rankings. It can be very helpful for comparing American universities and colleges based on academic strength. Since the U.S. News ranking system is a bit complex, we thought you might like some help... Continue reading Explaining U.S. News’ Best College Rankings
College Tips, Life at KU

Bookmark this now: 12 helpful KU links you need

The beautiful University of Kansas campus has a lot to offer. You know, in addition to that cute person in your English literature lecture. While we don’t have links to help with flirting, here are twelve official KU resources worth bookmarking. They’ll help you make the most of getting around campus, studying and finding cool... Continue reading Bookmark this now: 12 helpful KU links you need
College Tips, Life at KU

11 facts you didn’t know about KU

The University of Kansas is well-known for its scientific research and embracing the unknown. In that spirit, here are fun facts you should know about KU while considering where to study! 1. Students come from 105 different countries. Giphy The student population is 15% multicultural and comes from 105 countries and all 50 US states. You’ll... Continue reading 11 facts you didn’t know about KU