If a college student is unhappy at their current institution and wants to transfer to another college, there are several steps they can take to make the process as smooth as possible.
First, the student should research and identify potential colleges that align with their academic and career goals. This can include looking at colleges with programs in their desired field of study, as well as schools with a good track record of helping students transfer credits.
Next, the student should contact the admissions office at the colleges they are interested in and ask about their transfer policies and requirements. This can include information on how many credits can be transferred, any GPA...
With the COVID-19 chaos and every college in the country now closed for the year, students and parents need to really evaluate if they want to or need to return to the same university. While your child may be “happy” where they are, the question is now: how productive will they be?
College students are on the clock in terms of graduation. For families that are concerned about college costs, there is a lot of uncertainty about how some schools will handle finishing this semester and move forward in the fall. My fear is that the kids who were on the four-year-track may now need an extra semester or year to finish.