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Posted June 11, 2015 by

Your advisor is your academic planner: Ask them these 6 things

 

Although many college freshmen don’t think too much about seeing an academic advisor, due to the fact that they have so many other things to adjust to, it’s one of the most important things that they should do within their first few months on campus. You should see your advisor as your academic planner. They know just about everything that’s important about the academic situation at the university: grading systems, courses that lead to specific degrees, and so on. However, they will not seek out students; rather the student needs to be the one to take the initiative. (more…)

Posted April 14, 2015 by

Tips for Community College Engineers Trying to Transfer to University

Engineering professional with group of students in training

Engineering professional with group of students in training. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you are interested in a future in engineering but you are not sure how to transfer from a community college into a university, then you are not alone. Most of the time, candidates who have earned an associate’s degree in engineering are easily able to transfer into a four-year university program that culminates in a bachelor’s degree, and they can even go on to earn graduate degrees in various types of engineering science. (more…)

Posted December 26, 2012 by

The challenges and opportunities of college transfer student retention

CollegeRecruiter.comThe following post is about helping colleges and universities understand the needs of transfer students to make their campus experiences better.

Transfer students are a growing subpopulation on campuses of all types. Studies have shown significant student mobility among two-year and four-year campuses. This creates an obligation for schools to monitor transfer students and to support them as they seek to refine their education and career goals.

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The challenges and opportunities of college transfer student retention