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To view practical ideas to help you navigate the transfer process, visit the Step by Step Transfer Planning page.  Here are the 7 steps, but read about each one in detail on the Step by Step Transfer Planning page.

Step 1 – Meet with a counselor/advisor each semester prior to registering for classes

Make an appointment using STARFISH to meet with a counselor/advisor. It’s important to register for the right classes each semester.

Step 2 – Review the Transfer and Credit for Prior Learning websites

Visit MCs websites for information about transferring and earning credit.

Step 3 – Explore Majors and Search for Colleges

Knowing where and what you want to study can help make the transfer process easier. Unsure about a career? That’s okay also!  Explore majors and search for colleges.

Step 4 – Research Admission Requirements and Apply to Schools

Every institution has a different process and deadline for applying. It’s important that you know when and how to apply; knowing could be the difference between guaranteed admission and being deferred to another semester.

Step 5 – Complete your Associate’s Degree 

Earning an associate’s degree not only saves you time and money, but may help you get a job or a promotion.

Step 6 – Paying for Your Bachelor’s Degree

Everyone should apply for FAFSA, and everyone should look for scholarships.

Step 7 – Make the Transition to a College or University

Make your move! Know what to do after you are admitted, and prepare accordingly.