Going to College as a First Generation Student

As kids we expect that our parents have already experienced every milestone we’re going to go through in life. There’s a sense of comfort in knowing that they can advise you on what’s next and how you should prepare. As a first-generation college student, this is far from the case. You are the first in…

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Transfer Credits: Manor College to Moravian College

You’ll never guess how many of these courses transferred as electives!

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Comparing College Career Paths

Despite my younger sister being two years behind me in high school, we’ll be graduating from college at the same time. Have I spent an extra two years pursuing my Bachelor’s? Luckily, not quite. Before enrolling at college, I took a year-long gap year off from school. My sister, on the other hand, immediately started college when she graduated…

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I Regret Transferring to Temple University

Warning: This post is not meant to bash Temple University in any way. If I’m being completely honest, it simply isn’t the best fit for me personally. You’re probably thinking “Woah, that’s a hefty title!” Well, transferring from a small two-year college to a ridiculously large university with 38,000 times the students was quite a…

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4 Ways to Be Less Lonely as a Transfer Student

Many times, the hardest part for transfer students is when loneliness strikes – splitting from friends and having to make new friends is no easy feat. Today, I want to provide some less silly ways to meet people besides walking up to them and asking “Do you want to be friends?”

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How to Afford Your Dream College

  You’ve gone through the whole transfer application process and have been accepted to the university of your dreams. Yet, one of the most difficult but common setbacks before even attending the school is the question of whether you and your family can afford your dream school, especially after the shock of seeing how much…

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5 Painless Steps to Petition for Transfer Credit

Learn how to submit additional information to your transfer institution so that they re-evaluate courses completed at your previous institution. You’ve been accepted into your dream school, maybe even already sent in your enrollment deposit. You receive another notification from them, and you excitedly open it—it’s your credit evaluation! As you begin to read through…

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My Story: The Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Applying for scholarships can be very stressful. The Jack Kent Cooke scholarship application is one of the more extensive applications I’ve dealt with, but if you are willing and dedicated enough to put in the effort, the payoff is incredible. I was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship in May 2016, a few…

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Transfer Credits: Manor College to Temple University

In this post, I’m sharing how my classes from Manor College transferred to Temple University. Maybe you’re a Manor student considering transferring to Temple, or perhaps you’re researching how courses transfer between colleges. Whichever is the case, I hope you find this post helpful! I graduated from Manor College with an Associate’s in Business Management. At Temple University, I’m…

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4 Reasons To Love Associate’s Degrees

In some fields, an Associate’s Degree is all you need in order to be successful. In others, a Bachelor’s Degree is required, and these days, sometimes that isn’t even enough. So why, in these fields where advanced degrees are needed in order to be competitive, should anyone want an Associate’s Degree? Good question, and I…

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