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Transfer Sessions with A.J.

Transfer Sessions with A.J.

By AJ Howell-Williams Understanding the Transfer Population Let’s begin with some interesting findings from the recently released 2015 State of College Admission report, produced by NACAC. Nearly 40% of all students who began their college career in 2008 transferred...
Transfer Sessions with A.J.

Transfer Sessions with A.J.

Hello, my name is A.J. Williams, and this is my initial foray into a WACAC blog aimed at speaking to the Transfer perspective at a four year institution. The goal is to be able to speak to the joys, challenges, …
Social Media: You Can’t Not Be There

Social Media: You Can’t Not Be There

If you’re considering using social media to communicate with students and you haven’t yet read Andrew Watts’ post on Medium titled “A Teenager’s View on Social Media,” stop what you’re doing and go read it. Right now. It’s...
Transfer Topics: The Hidden Diversity of Transfer Students

Transfer Topics: The Hidden Diversity of Transfer Students

In a recent opinion column published in the Washington Post, University of Southern California President C.L. Max Nikias advocated strongly in favor of elite universities admitting a significant number of community college transfer students. Writing about the...
Finding the Fit: 24 and Overboard

Finding the Fit: 24 and Overboard

Name: that part was easy. Date of birth: June, 1989, which made me a few months short of my 25th birthday the first time I applied to transfer to a 4-year university. A lot older than my perfect cousin, who …