Transferring to a Different College
Transfer Essay Tips
The essay for a college transfer application presents students with challenges that are quite different from a traditional admissions essay. The tips below can help students avoid common pitfalls.
Common Transfer Application
Click here to download a pdf version of the common transfer application accepted by hundreds of schools.
College Transfer Timeline
A brief timeline for students transferring from a two-year to a four-year college.
5 Good Reasons to Transfer
About 30% of college students transfer to a different school at some point. Not all of them do it for a good reason, and many find that the grass is not greener after the change.
5 Bad Reasons to Transfer
Switching schools is often frustrating - you’ll have a whole new campus culture to learn, and you may find that not all of your credits will be recognized at the new school. Many students who transfer end up regretting their decision. Here are a few potentially poor reasons for leaving your current college . . .
Guide to Transferring
Princeton Review's 8-Step Guide to Transferring.