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1 Located in C-261 The Office of Transfer Services

2 Who we are/What we do Our Mission  to help students explore transfer options and provide guidance on choosing the best public and/or private colleges for their future goals.

3 Who we are/What we do Our Goals  Students form a strong connection with the Office of Transfer Services  Support students to make the right choices for their transfer goals

4 Who we see Students getting ready for transfer Students interested in transfer (primarily around 30 credits)

5 Services we offer Assistance with early transfer planning  CUNY TIPPS - tipps.cuny.edu (Course equivalencies)  What credits from LaGuardia will transfer to other schools Research tools for transferring to CUNY, SUNY and private schools  Collegeboard.com (compare schools by major, size, cost, selectivity, environment, activities, etc.) Guidance for creating admission packages for private schools Fee waivers for SUNY and private schools Research and application assistance for scholarships

6 Office of Transfer Services Blog Forum for student experiences Scholarship announcements and database

7 CUNY Transfer Application Deadlines:  Fall Semester – February 1  Spring Semester – September 15 Apply early (at least a month ahead of the deadline) Online application only  4 choices  Research and prioritize Decision about 2 months after the deadline

8 SUNY Transfer Application Deadlines:  Rolling deadline  Please check the website for more information Apply early (at least a month ahead of the deadline) Online application only  7 choices  Research and prioritize  Get an understanding of the environment of the school (rural/agricultural, city, or suburban area)

9 Private School Transfer Application Research deadlines early  Start a year in advance  Deadlines vary greatly Get familiar with the Common Application  Application checklist  Transcripts  Mid-semester report  Letters of recommendation  SAT/ACT  Personal statement  Extracurricular Activities

10 Scholarship Tips Research deadlines early  Start a year in advance Read requirements carefully  You may need transcripts, recommendations, essays, other documentation Don’t forget LaGuardia Community College Foundation  Edit, proofread, and have a professor/advisor review your package before submitting

11 Transfer Programs A few of the special transfer programs offered by colleges and universities NYU CCTOP Program Tufts University REAL Program Mount Holyoke College Frances Perkins Program Smith College Ada Comstock Program

12 Contact Information Cecilia Macheski  Faculty Advisor Bernetta Parson  Assistant Director Elizabeth Carlier  College Assistant Peer Advisors /5185/5685 Room C-261


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