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Transfer Sessions with A.J.

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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 at …

Transfer Sessions with A.J.

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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, …

If you’re reading this blog for the first time, welcome. And if you’ve read it before, welcome back. Whichever group you fall into, it’s a sure thing that somewhere on the interwebs, a data aggregator knows what pages you’ve clicked …

Finding the Fit Logo

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 …

Thanks for the Entertainment

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While many students this time of year are celebrating wonderful admission letters, scholarship awards, etc., and then there are also the other ones. You know the ones I mean. The students with the situations that make us sigh, cry, laugh, …

I once took a class in which the instructor used what he referred to as the “Jeopardy Method” of grading. Under his system, students earned points for correct test answers, well-written essays, etc., but we could also lose points for …