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/
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"
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"