How to Work Full-Time & Go to School Full-Time

How do you manage to work full-time and go to college full-time?

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3 Things To Do While Waiting for a Decision

Although it’s been almost two years since I’ve transferred, I remember the feeling of waiting for a transfer admission decision. Since you’ve sent in your essays and information, all you can do is wait. It’s difficult, especially because you just want to hear back. Here are three things you can do while waiting for a…

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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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Transferring in 1994

I am a non-traditional college student who has transferred. Currently, I am a full-time paralegal, part-time fitness instructor and single Mom to two girls ages 15 and 12. I graduated high school in 1984 (anyone remember George Orwell?) and the first college I attended was Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York in 1985. Skidmore…

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Top 3 Schools to Transfer to in California

With the deadlines for most transfer applications nearing, you might be wondering if you should transfer, regardless of whether you are from a community college or 4-year university. Alena has written an article highlighting 3 schools to consider as a transfer student. I’d like to talk about 3 more schools, and give a little love…

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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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A Grateful Guest

In this guest blog post, Kirk shares his own experience as a transfer student from a unique perspective—having seen his twin go off to college, and as an older student.  When I first came to State College, Pennsylvania, I was not there as a prospective student, but a supporting brother; my twin, Luke, was attending a summer…

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All But Three

It was all pretty exciting. Two years had gone by at community college and I was ready to transfer to a university in Chicago. I had planned for this since leaving high school. Go to community college, save a boatload of money, and then transfer out to a university after two years. It’s the same…

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Best Transfer Memes

These memes are all (unfortunately) too true for anyone who’s gone through the transferring process. May the odds be ever in your favor.  

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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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