3 Easy Ways to Find Housing

Oftentimes after transferring, unexpected problems come about that make the transition from your old institution to your new one difficult and frustrating. Among petitioning for credits (article coming soon!), navigating a new campus, and meeting with advisers to ensure you graduate in time, there are many reasons to not transfer.

One of these issues is housing. Sure, you were accepted into your dream school. But where will you live? Will you commute? For students that don’t live near the school they are transferring to, it can be even harder to find a place to live. Fortunately, there are several housing options to look into as a transfer:

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Transfer Advice: A Professor’s Viewpoint II

Note: This article is the second part of a two-part series of transfer advice from Mary Sims, a professor at Arcadia University and Manor College. You can find the first part here.

Once you’re at your transfer institution, you may even want to take courses that will help you hone skills outside of your major, even if they are not required, as long as they count for credit towards graduation. For example, I truly believe that everyone should take psychology to help them understand and deal with the people they will be interacting with for their entire life. It is important to think about what you want to achieve at all points in the process. After all, it is your future.

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Transfer Advice: A Professor’s Viewpoint

Note: This article is the first part of a two-part series of transfer advice from Mary Sims, a professor at Arcadia University and Manor College. 

As a professor and advisor at a two-year college for more than two decades, my favorite part of my job is that I am always asked for help and advice about transferring to another college or university.

While each transfer situation has its own set of particular circumstances, there are many commonalities to the transfer experience; I’d like to share some thoughts and tips on the process that should relate to everyone contemplating changing or transferring in their academic careers.

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