Tag: applying to transfer

Transfer Does Not Mean Failure

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Assistant Editor, Online Specialist

This series of blog posts I wanted to call Zen and the Art of Transferring, but I have a feeling nobody would read it. It is around this time in the semester when students, especially freshmen, are realizing that the colleges they chose might not be right for them. Don't panic. read more

Benefits of Transferring

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Director of Admissions, Becker College

You fall back into a butterfly chair, exhausted from the anatomy exam you spent weeks prepping for. Kanye West emanates from the computer speakers, the mini-fridge buzzes, John Belushi in his College sweatshirt stares back at you from the poster hanging above your extra-long twin bed. You stare into your lava lamp, entranced by its mysticism and wonder, and you ask, Is this school the right place for me? read more

Transfer Application Essay Example 1: Dad Says...

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Need a little inspiration? Check out the sample essay, and don't forget to check out our tips! read more

The Transfer Essay

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Director of Admissions, Saint Francis University

For many, the most difficult part of the application process is writing the admission essay, and trying to decide on a topic when everything around you seems so uncertain can get stressful. You made it through once already--and this time, it should boast even greater rewards. read more

GPA Emergency: Advice for Transfers with Less-Than-Perfect Academic Records

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You're confident you have what it takes to succeed at whatever college or university you apply to. But if your academic record is inconsistent or otherwise less than perfect, that school might need a little convincing at admission time. read more

Figuring Out Financial Aid as a Transfer Student

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Applying for financial aid as a transfer student is easy, because you've already been through the process . . . right? Well, not exactly. While that previous experience may be helpful, transfer students encounter a few unique financial aid issues. read more

The Transfer Timeline

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Planning to transfer to a four-year college or university? This timeline will help you keep track of what you need to do--and when you need to do it! read more

Questions to Ask When Transferring

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If you're thinking about transferring, there are probably a million questions running through your head. read more