Coming into a new school as a transfer student can be overwhelming. It’s easy to be lost in the crowd after orientation, especially if you go to a big school.
Now, you have to weigh in on the different qualities of each campus. So, you decide to schedule some campus tours to get a feel for them.
Transferring schools is like tackling a beast. From essays, sending transcripts, recommendations, and college reports, it can be an overwhelming process depending on how many schools you are applying to.
When I started considering transferring this year, the one thing that held me back was my anxiety surrounding other people’s opinions of my decision.
There’s so much to explore that it might be overwhelming to understand all the amazing resources available. Here are the 3 that I used my first semester at UC Berkeley that helped me become more successful.
I made the decision to transfer in late September, and it was one of the most nerve-wracking decisions I’ve ever made. The anxiety I felt surrounding other’s reactions to my news trumped the relief I felt in my decision.
When your first choice of school doesn’t feel like the fit you imagined, it might be time to transfer. Learn why (you’ve gotta have good reasons) and how to find your best fit.