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.*
*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.
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
Chronicle of Higher Education (has job postings)
College Board (has quick facts about a school)
College Navigator (U.S. Dept of Education federal website that ranks schools by your criteria)
Youtube has a "How to" for this site. Search for "College Navigator" or try
College Results Online (has graduation rates)
Petersons (schools and portfolio tips)
Unigo (gives "the scoop" on schools from students themselves)
Financial aid and Scholarships
Search the library catalog (Wyldcat) and/or the internet for the following topics:
-The Chamber of Commerce for the city in which the school is located
- College rankings
Fastweb (scholarship search)
Finaid (financial aid)
Meritaid (directory of scholarships schools offer)