Get Involved in 7 Easy Steps

Transferring to a new college can be daunting, especially if you don’t know anyone yet. Not to fear— if you follow these steps, you should be meeting people left and right before you know it!

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5 Ways to Research a University

After I transferred, I talked to friends who expressed interest in transferring as well. The main reason holding them back, however, was that they didn’t know where to find information about transferring beyond the school’s website. This is especially true when transferring from a 4-year college, as it happens less frequently. There’s simply less information…

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What I Wish I’d Known Before Transferring

Looking back at my transfer process, there are several things that I wish someone had told me. Having never transferred before, I was pretty oblivious to the process, even though I did a lot of research. I hope that at least one of these facts will ease your transfer experience:

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Transfer Timeline

We’re now halfway through the school year—or one-third, if you’re on the quarter system—and by now you may have thought about whether you want to transfer or not. If you’re still unsure, that’s okay! Spend the rest of the school year enjoying the classes that you’re taking and the campus that you’re studying at. Make…

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2-Year Colleges are Better than you Think

  I graduated from Manor College, a 2-year college, in 2015. I was excited to take the next step in my education, but I knew I’d miss Manor. Looking back, Manor was probably the best two years of my life. Here are some of my reasons why, and why I think more people should attend…

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Transferring from a 4-year College: Should you?

One of the most exciting yet terrifying moments in my senior year of high school was receiving college acceptance letters and making a decision to attend a school. Students may choose to attend a four-year college upon graduating high school, and for many it is the institution they intend to stay at for the next…

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5 Reasons To Take A Gap Year

I filled out college applications during my senior year of high school like everyone else. We were expected to enroll at a college the following fall, and I planned to do just that. It never occurred to me that there might be another option. However, due to health reasons, I found myself taking a “gap…

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