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.