The University Transfer Process

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Step by step explanation of the university transfer process.

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The University Transfer Process

  1. 1. Steps to Transfer!
  2. 2. What Should You Do First? <ul><li>Decide what kind of job that you want </li></ul><ul><li>Decide what major that you need to do that (career websites and Advising and Counseling Center) </li></ul><ul><li>Find 3 or 4 schools to apply to including a dream and a safety net school </li></ul>
  3. 3. How do you Transfer? <ul><li>Start researching early! </li></ul><ul><li>Plan well! </li></ul><ul><li>Know the general education requirements and prerequisites for your dream school </li></ul><ul><li>GPA </li></ul><ul><li>Get involved, volunteer, etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Extra C urricular <ul><li>Off campus: </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteering/Community Service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>United Way, www.uwkc.org/volunteer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer Match, www.volunteer.match.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asian Counseling and Referral Service. www.acrs.org/volunteering/index.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food Bank, www.northwestharvest.org/volunteer.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Churches </li></ul>
  5. 5. C lubs <ul><li>International Club </li></ul><ul><li>Phi Theta Kappa </li></ul><ul><li>Specialty clubs </li></ul><ul><li>All clubs listed at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.shoreline.edu/clubs.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Activities Calendar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.shoreline.edu/EventsCalendarSC/ </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Campus Leadership Positions <ul><li>Campus ambassador positions </li></ul><ul><li>Peer activity leaders applications now available </li></ul><ul><li>International peer mentors (IPMs) </li></ul><ul><li>Club Officer </li></ul>
  7. 7. When Should You Apply? <ul><li>Some schools only accept junior status (90) transferable credits—especially California! </li></ul><ul><li>November 30 th-- California (UC/some CSU) </li></ul><ul><li>February 15 th— UW </li></ul><ul><li>January 31 st –WSU—but earlier for scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Feb 1 st— Indiana U, USC, UW-Madison, UT Austin </li></ul><ul><li>March 1 st —Seattle U, Purdue, U of Minnesota </li></ul><ul><li>March 15 th —University of Oregon </li></ul><ul><li>April 1 st –WWU and CWU </li></ul>
  8. 8. What do you need to apply? <ul><li>Online application </li></ul><ul><li>English Proficiency </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TOEFL ( www.ets.org ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michigan test (UW) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HS Transcripts </li></ul><ul><li>SCC/all college transcripts </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Application fee </li></ul><ul><li>Bank statement and Financial Agreement </li></ul>
  9. 9. What Next? <ul><li>Attend: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UW General Admissions--Fall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UW Business—Winter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer Fair—Fall </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talk to your faculty advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Keep up your GPA! </li></ul><ul><li>Take the TOEFL early!! </li></ul><ul><li>Start writing your statement (edit at least 3 times by different people!) </li></ul><ul><li>Gather transcripts! </li></ul>
  10. 10. IP Advising and Resources <ul><li>Transfer Information Wagon </li></ul><ul><li>Walk-in Advising </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer appointments </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that we’re here to help you! </li></ul><ul><li>GOOD LUCK! </li></ul>

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