Tag: transfer

Keys to Unlocking Financial Aid as a Transfer

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Assistant Director of Admission, Capital University

Whatever your reason for transferring, there are steps you can take to ensure your transition is a smooth one--and that you get the most financial aid possible. read more

Up the Mountain: The Transfer Admission Journey

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Baylor University

Just like climbing a mountain, the transfer admission process may seem overwhelming. But if you keep moving forward and taking the right steps, you will reach your goal. read more

Are You Ready to Transfer? Planning for Your Future

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Assistant Director of Admissions, Seattle University

Students enroll in community colleges for a variety of reasons, including with the intent to transfer to a four-year college. If that's you, it's important to explore the resources available as you consider transferring to a new school. read more

Second Time Around: The Transfer Admission Process

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Dean of Admission, Gonzaga University

Any college student who transfers from one institution to another has a story. Here, one university insider explains how to translate that story in your transfer application. read more

Want an Ivy League Degree? Consider Community College

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Education Professional, Author

One higher ed insider offers a few reasons why high-achieving, Ivy-dreaming students and families should consider transferring from a community college. read more

All the Wrong Reasons to Transfer

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Former Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

If you're reading this, you're likely thinking about transferring. Maybe you're at the stage where the idea is just a little inkling; or perhaps you've got the applications printed out, complete, and ready to send. Either way, have you stopped to think about your reasons? read more

Community College and Transferring: Are You Ready?

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Freelance Writer

In the 2010-2011 academic year, 45% of all students who completed a degree at a four-year institution had previously enrolled in a two-year institution. With four-year colleges and universities costing up to $60,000 per year, community colleges provide an affordable option for millions of people. read more

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

CLEP Exams Equal College Credit

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Director of Business Development, Triumph College Admissions (TCA)

The College Board promotes this test with the statement, "The knowledge you've gained from your education or professional experiences can take you further than you think." This is true. CLEP can turn your current knowledge and experience into college credit(s). read more

How to Graduate on Time as a Transfer Student

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Assistant Director of Admission, Concordia University, St. Paul

Years ago, if students decided to transfer from one college to another, it probably meant they could not transfer all their earned credits to the new college. In recent years, there has been a large growth in transfer student populations, and colleges and universities have recognized these students' unique needs. read more