Transfer Students Articles

Transfer Student Tips for Building New Friendships

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It’s true that colleges set up events for introducing new freshman to each other, but there are still plenty of ways to get together with like-minded students when you transfer schools. Read on for great tips and advice on forging friendships as a transfer student

Transferring from Community College: What You Should Know

Thinking you might want to transfer? Read this FAQ on transferring from a community college to find out everything you need to know.

Transferring from Community College? Plan Ahead!

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Transferring from community college to a four-year university requires planning. These six tips can help you plan a smooth transition.

StudentAdvisor’s Top Cyber Monday Deals

By Megan Kenslea Staff It’s Cyber Monday today, which means that most likely your inbox has been inundated with emails about online deals galore. Here at StudentAdvisor, we love a good discount as much as the next person. Whether you’re splurging on something you normally wouldn’t buy, or just stocking up on basics, Cyber […]

Best Dorm Items 2011: Student Picks from The Ultimate Dorm Living Guide

By Sam Coren Staff So by now you’ve moved in, hung up some posters, and started making friends in your new college residence hall. But something is still missing – the “wow” factor. Looking for the last items to make your dorm room the envy of all? During the making of StudentAdvisor’s Ultimate Dorm […]

College Reviews: Liberal Arts Colleges in Southern Maine

By Sam Coren Staff New England is known for having one of the highest concentrations of colleges and univeristies in the US. Compared to hustle and bustle of Boston, which draws thousands of students from all over the world, many students prefer to study in the more serene setting of Maine. And it comes […]

Tell Us Your Must-Have Dorm Items for StudentAdvisor’s New Dorm Guide

By Sam Coren Staff Is it a luxury bean bag? A shower carry-all? A rice cooker? A Scentsy candle? Last year when we unveiled our College Dorm Essentials Guide students and parents flocked to StudentAdvisor to see what they should arm themselves with before making that big move to college. This year we plan on […]

Transferring Colleges? Don’t Do What I Did

By Megan Kenslea Staff  A Year Later, Five Things I Wish I Knew Starting college is difficult for everyone, but for transfer students who don’t get the hand holding freshmen do, life at a new school can be overwhelming. I know – last year I transferred from the University of Delaware to Boston University. […]

The Most Common College Complaints From Student Reviews

By Sam Coren Staff One of the cool things about working at StudentAdvisor is getting to read all the college reviews real students submit on their schools. In our reviews we always ask these what’s good, what’s bad, and would you choose to go to the same school if you could do it all […]

How to Adjust After Transferring Colleges

By Megan C. Kenslea For Late one Saturday night in early September of 2010, I broke down crying. Sitting on my bed, I sobbed for what seemed like hours, inconsolable and convinced that I would never be happy at Boston University, where I had started days earlier. While many freshmen in college experience a […]

3 Things You Need to Do Before Transferring Colleges

A common misconception is that you’re stuck for four years wherever you mail off your college acceptance letter. Well, like most things in life, it just takes a bit of hard work and motivation to change. There are a whole slew of reasons why college students choose to transfer out of their original school. Financial […]