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Assignment

Select five (5) schools you would consider transferring to.

Answer these questions:

   -Will you have a car?

   -Will you live in a dorm or off campus?

   -Are your grades good enough for admission?

   -How much is transportation home if you wait to come home at Christmas?

   -Most important, where are their graduates working?


Prepare some sort of visual presentation of your findings.*

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*The above statements were taken from the Fall 2011 syllabus of D. Garland & S. McIntosh, and MAY NOT represent the total assignment.


Students are advised to check their current syllabus.



  


 

Resources

College Blue Book

   Available in print at Casper College Library circulation desk AND

   digitally thru "Gale Virtual Reference Library" database


      Used to find:

       -what schools have which majors

      - descriptions of schools

      - URL for schools

      - scholarships 


 

Websites

Chronicle of Higher Education (has job postings)

  http://chronicle.com/section/Jobs/61/

 

College Board (has quick facts about a school)

   www.collegeboard.org

 

 

College Navigator (U.S. Dept of Education federal website that ranks schools by your criteria)

   //nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator

      Youtube has a "How to" for this site. Search for "College Navigator" or try

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVL08v3ZCz0

 

College Results Online (has graduation rates)

   www.collegeresults.org

 

 

Petersons (schools and portfolio tips)

   www.petersons.com 

 

Unigo (gives "the scoop" on schools from students themselves)

   www.unigo.com

 

 

Financial aid and Scholarships

Search the library catalog (Wyldcat) and/or the internet for the following topics:

 

   -College scholarships

   -Financial aid

   -The Chamber of Commerce for the city in which the school is located

   - College rankings

 

Fastweb (scholarship search)

   www.fastweb.com

 

Finaid (financial aid)

   www.finaid.org

 

Meritaid (directory of scholarships schools offer)

   http://www.meritaid.com/

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