Find out why having a plan to transfer from a 2-year to private college matters.
There are many reasons why high school students may choose to attend a community college before transferring to a four-year institution. Maybe it’s to better prepared academically or maybe it’s to be closer to home. Whatever the reason, a community college can be the right path for a student, but making the jump to a four-year college can be tricky. The key is to make a plan as early as possible.
Learn why high school students should make plans and set goals early when intending to transfer schools.
There are several reasons some high school students go to community college before transferring to a four-year institution. Maybe they need to be better prepared academically or maybe they need to be closer to home. For students who know they want to earn a bachelor’s degree but will start off at a community college, navigating that path between two institutions can be tricky.
Find tips and advice on arranging the visit and resources to promote it.
It may seem like it’s way too early to begin planning a group summer college visit for your students, but such visits tend to require more planning since is school out — more so if you’ve never done it before. To help you with this, we encourage you to review two past articles on the topic:
Use our event list to help students and families plan a campus visit.
Students don’t have to wait until summer or next fall to plan a campus visit. Most of our member colleges also hold visit events during the winter or spring. View our list of upcoming visit events and encourage students to learn more by using the links to each college’s website.
Come visit any of our 17 colleges during Minnesota Private College Week, June 24-28 — or explore your other summer visit options.
Registration is now open for the 2019 Minnesota Private College Week, June 24-28 — with visit sessions beginning at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. This annual introductory campus visits event is an easy, no-pressure way to begin exploring college options to help your student to discover what he or she is looking for in a college. Registration is free and easy.
So you've probably heard different things about private colleges over the years — from friends, in the news or on social media — but is any of it accurate? Let's tackle four common myths that make the rounds each year.