What can I do to improve my chances of getting a transfer scholarship?

Complete the FAFSA and the school-specific scholarship applications by the deadline. Earning excellent grades will also improve your chances of earning a merit scholarship which are automatically awarded based on […]

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After I apply to my transfer school for admission, is there anything else I need to do?

After you apply to your transfer school you should pay the application fee and send any supporting documents required such as your high school transcript and all college transcripts. You […]

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Will I have to submit my high school grades to my transfer school?

Your high school transcript is usually required; however, most colleges and universities will determine your eligibility for admission based on your college record once you have earned a specified number […]

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When should I apply to my transfer school for admission?

Apply up to one year in advance of the term you plan to transfer. Most colleges and universities have application deadlines by which the admission application and all supporting documents […]

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Are there a maximum number of hours that I can transfer?

Most colleges and universities will allow you to transfer at least 60-64 college credit semester hours from community college; others have no limit. All transfer schools have a “residency” requirement […]

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I know what my transfer major will be, but haven’t decided where to transfer. Which courses should I take?

Please see the Sample Transfer Plans and discuss your goals with a BHC advisor.  Since major requirements vary from one transfer school to another, you should follow the recommendations for […]

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How can I tell if my courses will transfer?

You can use the transfer course equivalencies to find out if a course will transfer. If you don’t see your transfer school listed, contact the registrar at your transfer school […]

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What is the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI)?

The Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) is a statewide agreement of core general education courses that are transferable among about 100 participating colleges and universities in Illinois. AA degree: If you […]

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Are the requirements for the AA and AS degrees different?

Both degrees require 60 credits to complete but there are slight differences. The AA includes the complete IAI General Education Core Curriculum. The AS has a slightly higher math and […]

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What are the benefits of completing the Associate in Arts (AA) degree or the Associate in Science (AS) degree?

If you complete an AA or AS degree you will have the benefit of compact and/or course equivalency agreements which have been negotiated with four-year colleges and universities that allow […]

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