01 août 2018

What do top colleges have against transfer students?

University Business Magazine logoIn May, Princeton University announced that it accepted 13 transfer students for this fall’s freshman class. And while that is a tiny fraction of the 1,300 students expected to arrive this fall on campus, the news was still significant: It marked the first time since 1990 that Princeton had accepted transfer students. More...

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28 juillet 2018

PLA and Transfer

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Prior Learning Assessment is the catchall term for credits awarded for documented mastery of material or skills acquired outside of regular classes. The usual methods are either exams -- AP, CLEP, and DSST are the most common national ones, though departments sometimes offer their own -- or portfolios of work. More...

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23 juillet 2018

Transfers Up at University of California Campuses

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. System notoriously hard to get into sees notable increase in those coming from state's community colleges -- and also gains in minority enrollments through that route. More...

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22 juillet 2018

A Different Pathway Model

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Kings Education mostly recruits students to small private institutions with the expectation of transfer. At one Kings partner, those the company recruited made up almost 40 percent of all undergraduates last fall. More...

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21 mai 2018

Princeton Admits First Transfers Since 1990

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. In 1990, Princeton University abandoned transfer admissions. The university's board agreed in 2016 to come up with a plan to again admit transfer students and on Wednesday announced that it had admitted 13 transfer applicants. More...

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24 avril 2018

Burlington County Institute of Technology to accept upperclassman transfers in the fall

University Business Magazine logoNot every 14-year-old knows what career path he wants to take, and Burlington County Institute of Technology Superintendent Christopher Nagy said some students end up realizing later in their education that they want to attend the technical school to help achieve their professional goals. More...

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22 avril 2018

Calif.'s 2-Year System Signs Transfer Agreement With UC

HomeBy Paul Fain. California's community college system and the University of California system on Wednesday announced a joint agreement that seeks to increase the number of community college students who transfer to UC campuses, some of which receive very large numbers of applications. More...

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31 mars 2018

North Idaho College joins college transfer network

University Business Magazine logoFor decades, the headaches of transferring colleges have been legendary: Each course being transferred had to be linked, one at a time, with an equivalent course at the new school. It was a painstaking process that cost colleges and students time and money. Students frequently lost credit for courses that would not transfer or had to re-take courses to fulfill requirements at the new college. More...

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28 février 2018

The Common Application announces early adopters of new transfer application

University Business Magazine logoWhile the college admission process is often associated with applicants pursuing higher education directly from high school, the reality of today’s higher ed environment is quite different. In fact, nearly 40 percent of students across all higher education sectors will transfer at least once during their education lifecycle. More...

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25 février 2018

The Many Faces of Transfer

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Ashley Smith has a terrific piece in IHE this week about the importance of the ‘transfer’ function of community colleges. She addresses -- correctly -- the fact that many jobs that pay decently require a bachelor’s degree or higher, and that students who start at community colleges and go on tend to be more diverse racially and economically than students who start at four-year schools. More...

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