When the Grass Looks Greener: The Ins and Outs of Being a Transfer Student

Marsha Shaines

Marsha Shaines is an independent college admissions consultant in the Washington, DC metropolitan area who helps students and their parents across the country navigate the college admissions process (www.college-strategies.com) .

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When the Grass Looks Greener: The Ins and Outs of Being a Transfer Student

When the Grass Looks Greener: The Ins and Outs of Being a Transfer Student

December 27, 2019

The process of applying to college as a transfer student is both similar to and very different from applying as

Recalculating High School GPAs: How It’s Done

Recalculating High School GPAs: How It’s Done

June 12, 2019

Ask any college admissions officer the most important part of a high school senior’s application and the answer is likely,

Best Paying Jobs for College Students

Best Paying Jobs for College Students

April 19, 2019

When Tyler was accepted at his dream school, a private university, he knew it meant higher tuition and other college

Is It Really Worth Taking AP Classes in High School?

Is It Really Worth Taking AP Classes in High School?

January 7, 2019

Students at highly competitive high schools sometimes collect Advanced Placement classes in their schedules like Halloween candy: “I’ve got 5