Welcome, Transfers! Prioritizing Students Coming From Community Colleges
When you’re a higher ed professional, you get used to stories from exasperated people whose credits earned at one institution didn’t count at another. This costs students and families time and money and results in students stopping out rather than persisting to graduation. The recent Associated Press article about Ricki Korba’s frustrating experience with transferring from a community college to a university is just one example of how widespread the problem is.
Originally published: June 9, 2023
Author: Lisa Vollendorf
Institution: Empire State University
Published by: Inside Higher Ed