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How to Navigate the World of College Transfer Credits - Stackyard

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How to Navigate the World of College Transfer Credits
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However, students need to check and see just how many AP and CLEP credits their desired schools will allow them to transfer in — most have a maximum amount.
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CollegeTransfer.Net: For Community College Transfer Students

CollegeTransfer.Net: For Community College Transfer Students | transfer | Scoop.it
I want to earn my undergraduate degree. Achieving a two-year degree from a community college is a great achievement.
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High graduation rates for community college transfers | Inside Higher Ed

High graduation rates for community college transfers | Inside Higher Ed | transfer | Scoop.it

Only one in five community college students transfer to a four-year institution. But 60 percent of those who do so earn a bachelor’s degree within four years, according to new research from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Another 12 percent are sticking with it and remain enrolled after four years.


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Making the most of your community college years | USA TODAY College

Making the most of your community college years | USA TODAY College | transfer | Scoop.it
If you're looking to transfer, what you do during your community college years are crucial. Consider these tips on using those years wisely.

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Community College Transfers Often Do Well at 4-Year Institutions ...

Community College Transfers Often Do Well at 4-Year Institutions ... | transfer | Scoop.it
Not only is starting at a community college attractive financially, research shows it can be a promising path for students who want to earn a four-year degree. A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research ...

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High graduation rates for community college transfers | Inside Higher Ed

High graduation rates for community college transfers | Inside Higher Ed | transfer | Scoop.it

Only one in five community college students transfer to a four-year institution. But 60 percent of those who do so earn a bachelor’s degree within four years, according to new research from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Another 12 percent are sticking with it and remain enrolled after four years.

 


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States improve on transfer issues, but gaps remain

States improve on transfer issues, but gaps remain | transfer | Scoop.it

An increasing number of states have made it easier for community college students to transfer to baccalaureate institutions by improving articulation and transfer elements, according to a new policy brief from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).


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Separate but Equivalent?

More and more college-age students are taking community college classes before transferring to four-year universities.

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Online Classes and College Completion - Run Your Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Online Classes and College Completion - Run Your Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | transfer | Scoop.it

The latest buzzword in higher education is "completion." It combines the idea of enrollment growth with what we used to call "retention"—that is, getting more students into college and then keeping them there long enough to graduate or (in the case of community-college students) transfer successfully to four-year institutions.


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Online College Offers Academic Rigor At Bargain Prices -- InformationWeek

Online College Offers Academic Rigor At Bargain Prices -- InformationWeek | transfer | Scoop.it
American Honors charges community college rates for top-notch courses, sets students up to transfer into a respected bachelor's degree program.

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Common system among colleges is useful

Common system among colleges is useful | transfer | Scoop.it
Community colleges have been especially concerned with the current transfer structure as far too many community college students experience the deep frustration of having some or most of their community college credits rejected by Texas senior...

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Schools find new ways to welcome community college transfers

Schools find new ways to welcome community college transfers | transfer | Scoop.it
The 200 transfer students ate Huli Huli chicken and wore plastic leis at a recent luau held in their honor at USC. But more important than food or party favors, participants said, was the camaraderie and encouragement to join the campus mainstream.

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With $11M, Quad Learning links community colleges and top universities for cheaper degrees

With $11M, Quad Learning links community colleges and top universities for cheaper degrees | transfer | Scoop.it
Washington, D.C.-based Quad Learning has raised $11 million to provide an online platform and program intended to help community college students more successfully transfer to four-year colleges to complete a bachelor’s degree.

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With tuition rates and debt loads going up, the idea is that a student could complete two years at a community college and then, with Quad Learning’s “American Honors”program, transfer to a top-200 university to finish the last two years of a bachelor’s degree program.

“The whole focus is around college affordability,” said Bronner. “We see it as the most cost-effective way to receive a bachelor’s degree.”

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Transfer: An Indispensable Part of the Community College Mission

Transfer: An Indispensable Part of the Community College Mission | transfer | Scoop.it

This brief examines transfer as a core function of community colleges. I examine multiple facets of transfer, including its role as a pathway to the bachelor’s degree, the mobility of credits between institutions, and current and future challenges associated with transfer.


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