Transfer Students Are Data Ghosts

There’s Casper. There’s the Ghost of Christmas Past, Slimer from “Ghostbusters,” the Vanishing Hitchhiker. And then there’s the transfer student. Yes, the vanishing transfer student. You see, the transfer student is essentially a ghost. It’s not that transfer students are invisible once they arrive on the campuses of their new … 

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The College Transfer Application

If you’re applying in the next few weeks as a transfer student to highly selective colleges, like the Ivy League colleges, you may have grown a bit frustrated with the application platform. Maybe you felt the prompts were intended for high school seniors to complete and, well, you’re not a … 

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Time for Transfer Applicants

‘Tis now the season for transfers. If you are intending to transfer colleges, know that the transfer admission deadline for most highly selective colleges is on or about March 1, 2016. Maybe you’re unhappy at the college to which you chose to attend (we hope not!). Or maybe you made … 

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Congratulations to Our Transfer Students

Congratulations to all of our students who earned admission as transfer applicants during these last days! For those of you not familiar with the competitiveness of the transfer admissions process, it is always more competitive than the admissions process for first-year applicants. There are, quite simply, fewer slots. But what we’ve … 

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Transferring Colleges on the Rise

Transferring colleges is on the rise across America. Each spring and summer, students we didn’t work with as they applied to college approach us to inquire if we’ll help them with their transfer applications to highly selective colleges. We always encourage them to see if they actually like the college they intend to … 

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Transfer Applicants

Transfer applicants, it’s about that time when you should be deciding if you really do want to switch schools. Maybe switching schools isn’t the right decision for you. Maybe, with time, you’ll come to love the school you matriculated to after high school. Maybe you had a bad experience with … 

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College Transfer Students

It’s no surprise that transferring to an Ivy League university or other highly selective college is a most difficult feat. At many of these universities, the acceptance rate for transfer applicants is considerably lower than the acceptance rate for its regular applicant pool of high school students applying as freshman. … 

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Harvard College, Shame on You!

The administrators at Harvard College should take a course in business planning at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business because obviously they haven’t learned anything from what’s being taught at HBS. The deadline for applications for transfer students for fall 2008 was February 15th but a few days before the 15th, … 

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