College transfer process is made when you decide that you can’t pursue your educational career from the particular institution. But before doing so you need to give time to the institution you have been studying, never make a hasty decision that may lead towards you the problematic situations in future. Its common to face adjustment problems in your early days of college, but with time all the adjustment problems get resolved when you become more familiar with the college, its policies, meet new people, make new friends, and come across to the talented and experienced professors, and engage yourself in the college activities. And soon enough you’ll start feeling your college as a home or an integral part of your life and all your dissatisfaction, unhappiness converts into satisfaction and joy. But first, you need to put your full effort to engage yourself to the institution. But after putting all the effort, you still don’t feel good at your college, or you have got a choice of a far better opportunity than your current institution. Then the scenario differs, and you can give serious consideration to the matter.
Keep certain things clear with you that college transfer is often complicated and usually not possible for many of the students especially once you have undergone through all the admission process and suddenly you have decided to skip the institution, and decided for pursuing towards transferring the admission process.
You can go for the college transfer process under following conditions, or when the circumstances get even more worst.
- You are having persistent trouble with the environment of the institute, and there is no way to get out of it.
- You want to opt for another opportunity that you feel to be far better than the present institution.
- You sense that the choice made by the college was not right.
- Staying within the college premises is unsafe for you
Here we have mentioned some suggestion that you need to know and follow after enduring the
semester, and you have decided to go for the college transfer process.
Professional advice: Prior making any decision seek the guidance of your professors, dean, or head of the department or even the administrative person, with whom you have established good relations while applying to the college or due to any other college meeting and activity. Give your point of view, and the reason for the college transfer, they are experienced and competent in the field, they’ll be in a better position to guide you on the matter and suggest you for any institution that might fulfill your need to a higher level.
Earn the maximum grades: Transfer coordinator primarily judges you with your performance in academics or with your accumulative grades. The more you are better in your academics records, the higher is a chance for your transfer application to get proceeded, as your grades are the fundamental elements of the whole evaluation process.
Thoroughly research the college: Begin the process by analyzing the criteria for yourself. You need to have a compelling and reliable reason of your college transfer. In next step come up with the comprehensive details of all factors you have been looking forward to the new institution, where you are planning to apply.
Make sure specific elements prior applying to the institution to avoid any problematic situation.
You meet the eligibility criteria of your desired college. What are the requirements for the enrollment? And all the additional and relevant provision that a candidate needs to know.
Contact your transfer coordinator: There is specified obligation required for the transfer process. You need to have a complete knowledge before leaving your current college. You may search these things through the official page from the school, or by visiting the campus and getting the knowledge from the administration or student service department.
- Are they have demand for the GPA, if yes then what is the minimum grades required for admitting to that college?
- Do they demand any test? And what are the minimum scores limit?
- What is the list of documents required by the institution for the transfer applicants?
- How many students they’ll be admitting for the transfer student’s policy to their college?
- What is the deadline for applying?
- Do they provide any scholarship or financial aids?
- Will they be transferring the credit that the student has already earned?
- Do they have housing facility for transfer students?
Contact the required registrars of both institutions: Contact your high school to send an official transcript to the college of transfer. Request them to send the transcript according to their standardized mode, i.e., email, printed documents or any other way.
Make a letter of recommendation from your instructor who knows you well: It is a mandatory tool that your instructor will have to write to support you that you are capable of fulfilling all the requirements of the college. Make sure the letter is written by an instructor who knows you more.
The interview of your school: Relate all the reasons of transfer in a very optimistic way, do not blame anyone, don’t exhibit any negativity or hatred sentiments. Moreover, try to avoid any absurd or unsupported arguments.
Complete all the information accurately and submit your application far before the deadline: You need to make that sure you have fulfilled all the requirements for transfer correctly, and there is no any missing document, and submit your form at least a week ago before the deadline, as some institutions opt for the rolling admission process, and they’ll review applications as soon as they get them.
Wait for the result: Once your application has successfully been proceeded, wait for the acceptance letter from the college.