December 29, 2016

Helping Transfer Students

Colleges are simplifying the steps from community college to four-year degree.

Colleges are making changes to simplify the steps a student must take to move from a two-year to a four-institution.

Andy Hedrick, who started at a community college and graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington, says he could have used more guidance from the institutions on course credits and other topics.

The key for transfer success is academic preparation and transparency, writes a University of California admissions officer. Two national trends suggest that both are gaining ground.