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Beware of Transfer Myths! “I can earn an Associate’s degree and all of my credits will transfer to any Maryland school.”

Not true!  This myth is based on the fact that completion of an Associate’s degree guarantees students admission to a Maryland public school, but not necessarily admission to their first choice of a school. Many schools are experiencing increases in transfer applications and admit Associate’s holders on a space-available basis.

The dangerous part of this myth is that “all credits will transfer” – most certainly not true!Students must choose classes that meet the requirements of a specific major or majors at the school they would like to attend. Work with an MC adviser to find the right courses for your future transfer, and use these tools: