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Questions for transfer services at my CUNY community college.

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Questions for transfer services at my college. 

I am a community college student at the City University of New York. I’m not too concerned about earning an associate’s degree. I’m focused on obtaining a bachelor’s degree. I’m an all or nothing type of person. Also, I plan on starting my own companies so I’m not going to require an associate’s degree for a job. There are a lot of magnificent jobs that might require an associate’s degree. If you fall into that category it makes perfect sense to go for the associate’s degree before transferring. 

So far I have a 4.0 GPA after 27 credits. I’m not exactly sure when I want to transfer. Probably in the next 1 to 3 semesters. Now that I started to think about transferring I have questions about how to ensure the transition is seamless. I find it best to ask as many questions as possible as early as possible so I stay ahead of the game at college.

Because of everything that is going on all the appointments with transfer services at my school are being held via video call, chat, and electronically. Personally, I prefer to communicate with teachers and staff at my school via email. The following are a few questions I’m sending to the transfer services office at my community college. 

Greetings Transfer Services,

I’m thinking about transferring to a 4-year CUNY college in the next couple of semesters. I’m not exactly sure when yet. It might be either Spring 2021 or Fall 2021. I have a few questions regarding how to make the process as seamless as possible. Any information you can provide would be appreciated. Currently, my GPA is a 4.0 after 27 credits. Fall 1 starts in a month and I’m already studying 5 to 10 hours a day for my classes to ensure I maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 or higher. 

  1. How do I sign up for classes at the 4-year college once I am accepted and am 100% ready to make the switch from community college to the 4-year school? 
  2. How do I move my financial aid over to the 4-year college? 
  3. Please provide any additional tips that can help make the transition as smooth as possible. What else should I look out for? 

Please provide any information you deem appropriate. 

Thank you and have a great day. 

Ever upward,

Mark Pine 

By Mark Pine

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