Why Top Colleges Like Transfer Students

Why do highly selective colleges endeavor to admit a round of transfer admits each and every year? It’s simple. Transfer students often significantly contribute to a university’s diversity. You see, in the transfer round, college admissions officers at our nation’s most elite schools are able to offer admission to students … 

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Transfer Students to the Ivies

Ivy League colleges have long sought to admit a diverse cross section of the world’s young people. Maybe these students hail from faraway nations, like Gabon or Senegal. Maybe these students served their country in uniform at great personal sacrifice. Maybe they are underrepresented minorities or will be the first … 

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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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If You Wish To Transfer Colleges

It’s April 23rd. That means that procrastinating students who applied during the Regular Decision admissions cycle still have some time to decide where exactly they wish to spend the next four years of their lives. Most students have made up their minds by now. But you’d be amazed how many are still … 

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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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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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