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How to Transfer Colleges

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These video lessons show you how to make a smooth transition between colleges, using tips from experienced guidance counselors and advisers. The videos and self-assessment quizzes can guide you in making a solid decision about your educational future.
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Ch 1. Planning Your Career {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43079].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How Much Does Your School Choice Affect Your Career? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18921].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18921].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Career Planning Timeline for College Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18922].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18922].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How Much Does Your College Major Affect Your Career? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19554].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19554].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Understanding the Education Requirements of Your Career Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43080].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43080].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Can I Do with a Humanities Degree? - Typical Courses & Careers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18732].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18732].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What Can I Do with a Fine Arts Degree? - Typical Courses & Careers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Careers in the Engineering Field: Typical Courses & Degrees Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Careers in Math: Typical Courses & Degrees Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18735].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18735].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Careers in the Sciences: Typical Courses & Degrees Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20065].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20065].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Careers in the Social Sciences: Typical Courses & Degrees Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Nontraditional Degree Programs and Career Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - How to Prepare for Law School Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43082].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43082].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Characteristics of Colleges {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43084].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Choose a College Location Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13840].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13840].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Tips for Comparing Public and Private Colleges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Evaluating Student Success Rates Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13842].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13842].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How Can You Find the Financial Health of a College? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13843].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13843].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Comparing Large and Small Colleges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13844].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13844].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - For-Profit and Not-For-Profit Colleges Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - What is Accreditation? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17232].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17232].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Finding the Real Cost of College: Tips for Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Do I Qualify for Scholarships or Financial Aid? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13845].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13845].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Which Student Life Options Should I Consider? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13846].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13846].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Decide Which Student Services Are Important for You Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - How To Evaluate College Admissions Criteria Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13850].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13850].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 13 - Find Colleges That Accept Alternative Transfer Credits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Choosing a College: What's Important to You? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - How to Evaluate Your College Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Research and Compare Schools Without a College Visit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13727].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13727].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Research Colleges Efficiently and Without Stress Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - How to Find Colleges Based on Location Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17258].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17258].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - How to Find Colleges With the Major You Want Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17259].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17259].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - How to Find Colleges That Are An Academic Fit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17260].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17260].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Find Colleges with Work Study and On-Campus Jobs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Evaluating a College's Social Fit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17262].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17262].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Find Private Colleges with Financial Aid Opportunities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17263].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17263].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Finding Colleges with Good Career Prospects and Salaries Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17264].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17264].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. How to Apply to College {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43086].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - College Transfer Application: Definition & Requirements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Understanding the College Application Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17267].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17267].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Navigate the College Application Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Tips for Crafting a Strong College Application Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17270].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17270].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Transferring College Credits {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[43088].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Types of College Classes & Sample Workloads Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Types of College-Level Transfer Credit Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16124].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16124].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - How to Test Out of College General Education Requirements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16125].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16125].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Prepare for College Credit-By-Exam Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16126].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16126].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Tips for Transferring Credit to Your College Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16127].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16127].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - FAFSA Tips: How to Apply for Financial Aid Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13730].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13730].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Understanding Your Work-Study Options Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13731].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13731].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Applying for Scholarships at Your College Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Applying for Private Scholarships Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13732].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13732].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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