Last Minute Transfer Application Review

Will you be applying for transfer admission in just a few short days? March 1st is right around the corner. Maybe you’ve completed your applications and you believe they’re all ready to go, but a voice in your head is telling you that there might be some significant room for … 

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Transfer Applications During Covid-19

Will transfer applications to our nation’s highly selective colleges be up this year? If you read an article on CNBC entitled “College acceptance rates for transfer students may rise due to coronavirus” by Jessica Dickler, you’d be convinced that transfer applications to our nation’s elite colleges will skyrocket this year, … 

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If You Got Rejected by Almost Every College

Did almost all the colleges you applied to this past year reject you? If so, we encourage you not to read a piece in The New York Times Magazine entitled “Almost All the Colleges I Wanted to Go to Rejected Me. Now What?” by Kwame Anthony Appiah. Because if you … 

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Students Considering Transferring Colleges

If you happen to be a student who just finished navigating the highly selective college admissions process and maybe it didn’t turn out as well as you would have liked, now is an opportune time to consider your options. Maybe you dreamed of earning admission to an Ivy League school … 

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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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