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Steps to Transfer!
What Should You Do First?   Decide what kind of job/major that you want:     www.wois.org      ○ key code: qfn162     h...
Rankings   Consider rankings     http://www.usnews.com/     http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rank...
How do you Transfer?   Start researching early!    UW equivalency page &UW worksheets    UW Transfer Thursdays    UW e...
Extra Curricular      Off campus:       Volunteering/Community Service       United Way, www.uwkc.org/volunteer       V...
Clubs   ECHO   DECA   Phi Theta Kappa   Specialty clubs   All clubs listed at:    www.shoreline.edu/clubs.html   Ac...
Campus Leadership Positions   Student Parliament    11 Leadership Positions Peer activity leaders International peer m...
When Should You Apply? Some schools only accept junior status (90)  transferable credits—especially California! November...
What do you need to apply?   Online application   English Proficiency    TOEFL (www.ets.org)    IELTS (http://www.ielt...
What Next?   Attend:     UW General Admissions—Fall (November 7)     UW Business—Winter     Transfer Fairs—Fall (Octob...
IE Advising and Resources   Transfer Information    Book of Majors    Profiles    US News Transfer Workshops Facebook...
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Transfer 101 fall 2012

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Transfer 101 fall 2012

  1. 1. Steps to Transfer!
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Rankings Consider rankings  http://www.usnews.com/  http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2010-2011/to  http://www.4icu.org/top200/  http://www.forbes.com/top-colleges/list/  http://www.princetonreview.com/college-rankings.aspx  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-15/harvard-tops-mit-for-a-second-ye
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Clubs ECHO DECA Phi Theta Kappa Specialty clubs All clubs listed at: www.shoreline.edu/clubs.html Activities Calendar www.shoreline.edu/EventsCalendarSC/
  7. 7. Campus Leadership Positions Student Parliament 11 Leadership Positions Peer activity leaders International peer mentors (IPMs) Club Officer Start your own club!
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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!
  11. 11. 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!

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