The Ultimate Guide to College Transfer: From Surviving to Thriving (Hardcover)

From Surviving to Thriving

By Lucia D. Tyler, Susan E. Henninger

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 9781475826869, 202pp.

Publication Date: May 19, 2017

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Description

The Ultimate Guide to College Transfer is a comprehensive guide, designed to make college transfer between four-year schools as successful as possible. Chapters outline the steps to take from the moment a student finds him/herself considering college transfer to the first semester at his/her next college. The book contains vignettes (based on real student stories) and excerpts from interviews with transfer students, parents, and higher education professionals. The information and advice they share will be helpful, informative, and reassuring to families going through a college transfer and enlightening to high school and college personnel. College transfer, when done for the right reasons and in the right way, can be an extremely positive experience for students. This is especially true when the student goes from merely surviving in their old environment to thriving in their new one.


About the Author

Lucia D. Tyler is an independent college counselor who has worked in the field for over ten years following a career in teaching, advising and lab management at Cornell University. She lives in Trumansburg, NY with her husband. Susan E. Henninger is a freelance writer, a past transfer student, and the mother of two college graduates, with one more to go. She is a member of the Education Writers Association and has researched and written numerous articles about education (K-12 and Higher Ed) and parenting.
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