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College Transfer Students

The Truth About Transfer Admissions: What To Do And What It Takes To Get In

Kat Cohen | Posted 02.18.2015 | College
Kat Cohen

Colleges won't admit transfer students without really compelling reasons for the transfer, so be detailed and thoughtful in your essays. This is where your research will really come in handy!

Sound Advice for Parents in the College Search Process

Catherine McDonald Davenport | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Catherine McDonald Davenport

If you listen closely, you can hear it. Parents pacing around their teenagers, the continuous hum of questions can be heard for miles. It's college application season and deadlines are looming.

The Problem With Being a Transfer Student

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 12.08.2013 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Nearly 50 percent of the students enrolled in America attend community colleges. Isn't it time that somebody thought about how best to prepare these students to meet their goals and workforce needs? Perhaps we should begin first by asking the students what they need most.

Why I Completed the College Application Process... Twice

Rhoda Feng | Posted 02.10.2013 | College
Rhoda Feng

Applying for transfer admission is an undeniably grueling process, but can also be a tremendously enlightening one. It forced me to reflect deeply on all the things I'd done "wrong" or inadequately the first time around.

The Transfer Student: The New Hot Commodity

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 10.28.2012 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

A few of the more thoughtful institutions are beginning to discover that transfer students can not only supplement and complete a class but also that they can be a fundamental building block in the design of a class.