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Finding Your Fit as a Transfer Student

Caitlin Burns from Arcadia U talked to five students about their decision to transfer. Read their stories and get inspired to find your best-fit college.read more

2 Types of Transfer Students: 2-Year vs. 4-Year Schools

Planning to transfer from a community college or a four-year school? No matter what type of student you are, here's what you can do to simplify the process. read more

How the Coronavirus May Change the Transfer Process

Being a transfer already adds a new level to the college admission process--and now students have to navigate that during a pandemic. Here's some advice to help!read more

Top Transfer Application Do's and Don'ts

Transferring can be a long, hard process. But these are the things you should (and shouldn't) do to make it easier!read more

The Best Transfer Essay Advice From Admission Insiders

Your transfer college application essay is just as important as it was the first time around. Learn how to write a winning essay with this expert advice.read more

How to Save Money by Transferring Colleges

Starting at a more affordable college then transferring is a growing trend with students. See how this strategy could save you money at the end of four years.read more

Ask The Experts

Q: What is same-day acceptance?

A: Same-day acceptance, also known as instant decision day, is becoming more popular with transfer students looking to decrease the stress level and time commitment that comes with applying to a new university.read more


Q: How can I get letters of recommendation for my transfer application after a short period of time?

A: This may sound odd, but why are you transferring after a short time? You should remain in one college for at least a year before considering transfer.read more


Q: If you transfer does your GPA from the first school carry over?

A: When you transfer the GPA from your original institution is not carried over to the new one. Courses that you've completed generally transfer if you have a C or higher in the course, and it's consistent with courses offered at your new school. read more


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