To transfer or not to transfer? That is the question. Unfortunately, it’s a very loaded one. The decision to transfer can be emotionally, financially and physically exhausting. Therefore, it wouldn't be beneficial to go through the process without very good reason. Fighting with your roommate or a dislike of the campus dining options aren't good enough reasons to call it quits. However, if your happiness is at stake, and you fall into one of the following categories, it’s recommended that you begin the transfer process now.If your grades at your current university are such that you can get into a more prestigious school, it doesn’t hurt to try, right? Many students may not have the grades from high school to get into their “reach school,” but those grades can be made the first year of college.However, if you feel like there is nothing to do on- or off-campus and you’d be happier in a setting that has more options, consider transferring. If you’re dead set on getting a job in New York City, Los Angeles or other specific location, you may want to transfer to a school in that area. The chances of you securing a job shortly after graduation are higher if you’re living where you intend to work. Keep in mind, though, that students from all over the country are able to successfully find jobs in their dream cities. It’s not the only reason you should have for transferring.
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