Helpful Information for Transfers


Getting prepared to transfer: http://www.assist.org

This is a tip sheet on personal statements: http://www.collegeboard.com/article/0,,5-26-0-9406,00.html

This site is great if you want to apply to private colleges: http://www.collegeconfidential.com

This is the start point for applying to UC http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/

Financial Aid:

http://www.deanza.edu/financialaid/scholist.html The following includes an EFC calculator: http://www.collegeconfidential.com

Personal Insights

Handouts:

An easy-to-follow guide on writing your personal statement essay: Personal Statement Advice

Tips for Application Essay Advisers
Berkeley workshop notes: Notes from Application Essay Prep. Workshop

Other important resources:

Link to the University of California's personal statement prompts and guidelines: "UC Personal Statement Prompt"
http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/how-to-apply/personal-statement/index.html
Please visit the transfer center for other college application workshops: Transfer Center Workshop Schedule
You can do a Google search for sample essays. This is just one of many search results: "Sample College Application / Scholarship Essays

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