The Common Application is Flawed

We’ve received many emails and comments from worried transfer applicants who are having trouble with the Common Application. We’ve dug through the Common App to expose some of the issues that you’ll come across as you complete the application. Discrepancies … Continued

Transfer Admissions Rates for US News 2012 Added

We just added the recently released Fall 2010 transfer admissions numbers for some of the top schools in the US (the “2012” Top 50 National Universities according to US News). Check it out by clicking here, or by hovering over … Continued

Big Announcement: Transferweb.com is Coming

Hi everyone! In response to emails and comments like the ones on this post, we’ve been working for a while now on a major project that we’re really excited about and that we think will be a huge step toward … Continued

What to Do if You’re on the College Transfer Waitlist

This post is in response to the emails we’ve been getting from students asking us for advice about what to do if they’re placed on the transfer waitlist. Here are some strategies to give your application a boost and relieve … Continued

Transfer Requirements: Cornell University Case Study

Meeting requirements for the transfer application is crucial; missing even one item could disqualify your application from being considered. Unfortunately, the requirements are not always straightforward. This post examines the process of determining course requirements for transfer applicants using Cornell … Continued

University of Michigan: Transfer Spotlight

When people refer to the University of Michigan (U-M), they almost always mean the Ann Arbor campus. From here on, “U-M” denotes the main (Ann Arbor) campus. Note that though U-M-Dearborn and U-M-Flint are also part of the University of … Continued

It’s Not Too Late to Apply to Transfer to Another College

Though many schools post their transfer application deadline as some time around March 1, that is not the case with all schools. We’ll look at three ways in which some colleges/universities are open to accepting transfer applications at a later … Continued