What Should You Do First? Decide what kind of job/major that you want: www.wois.org ○ key code: qfn162 http://www.grandview.edu/userdocs/doc_career_center/do_with_major/majors/ Book of Majors Find 3 or 4 schools to apply to including BOTH a dream and a safety net school www.collegesource.org
How do you Transfer? Start researching early! UW equivalency page &UW worksheets UW Transfer Thursdays UW eNewsletter www.assist.org Foster School of Business—WSA www.transfer.org Plan well Know the requirements and prerequisites Do your best! GPA, Get involved, volunteer, etc.
Extra Curricular Off campus: Volunteering/Community Service United Way, www.uwkc.org/volunteer Volunteer Match, www.volunteer.match.org Asian Counseling and Referral Service. www.acrs.org/volunteering/index.htm Food Bank ○ http://www.hope-link.org/takeaction/volunteer On Campus: Service Learning Projects Churches
Campus Leadership Positions Student Parliament 11 Leadership Positions Peer activity leaders International peer mentors (IPMs) Club Officer Start your own club!
When Should You Apply? Some schools only accept junior status (90) transferable credits—especially California! November 30th--California (UC/some Cal State) February 15th—UW January 31st –WSU—but earlier for scholarships Feb 1st—USC, UW-Madison, UT Austin March 1st—Seattle U, Purdue, U of Minnesota March 15th—University of Oregon April 1st –WWU, Indiana U, and CWUwww.csumentor.edu
What do you need to apply? Online application English Proficiency TOEFL (www.ets.org) IELTS (http://www.ielts.org/ ) HS Transcripts (mostly official) SCC/all college transcripts (official) Personal Statement/Essay Application fee Bank statement and Financial Agreement Ability to scan transcripts
What Next? Attend: UW General Admissions—Fall (November 7) UW Business—Winter Transfer Fairs—Fall (October 29) and Winter One-on-one Transfer Advising Talk to your faculty advisor Keep up your GPA! Take the TOEFL early!! Start writing your statement http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/how-to-write-an- essay-that-gets-noticed/ http://www.admissions.ucla.edu/prospect/PerStmt.htm Gather transcripts!
IE Advising and Resources Transfer Information Book of Majors Profiles US News Transfer Workshops Facebook and eNews IE Website Remember that we’re here to help you! GOOD LUCK!