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  1. Transfer Steps_Create A Plan_Worksheet

    The link to this worksheet is available for you to download. It is under List of Attachments in the box to your right.

    PMP - September 22, 2021

  2. Academic Planning_Stem vs Non Stem

    The link to this worksheet is available for you to download. It is under List of Attachments in the box to your right.

    PMP - September 28, 2021

  3. Enrollment/Admission Planning_College Acceptance Organization Worksheet

    The link to this worksheet is available for you to download. It is under List of Attachments in the box to your right.

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  4. Enrollment/Admission Planning_College Checklists

    Review this document to address the action items you will want to accomplish prior to and after arriving at your new college or university.

    Prior to Arriving on Campus:

    • Complete final forms and applications

    • Be sure you have immunization documents available for the health center

    • Place a deposit on your admission to confirm your acceptance

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  5. Enrollment/Admission Planning_Creating a Personal Statement

    Read this document to learn about tips for developing a personal statement related to your academic pursuits.

    Colleges and universities may request a personal statement as part of your college application. Generally, the statement is open-ended, allowing you to decide what information to include. If you’re unsure about what to write, you might consider these questions:

    • Was there a particular experience in your life that inspired you to continue your education?

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  6. Enrollment/Admission Planning_Freshman vs. Transfer Admission

    Read this document to learn the differences between freshman vs. transfer admission.

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  7. Enrollment/Admission Planning_International Students

    Read this document to learn about entering college as an international student. 

    International students 

    If you’re an international student, your home country may be in North America, such as Canada or Mexico, or it may be in Europe, Asia, Africa, or other continents. 

    Freshman International Students

    You are considered a freshman in the U.S. if you have not completed college work in your home country or elsewhere in the U.S.

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  8. Enrollment/Admission Planning_Tips for Military/Veteran Students

    Review this document to learn more about entering college as a member or former member of the military.

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  9. Enrollment/Admission Planning_Transfer Fair Navigation

    Read this document to learn about tips for navigating a Transfer Fair.

    • Find Transfer Events. Transfer fairs are held at 2-year colleges for students who are interested in completing bachelor’s programs. They are also held at 4-year colleges and universities for students who are considering those institutions. You will be able to find them during fall and spring semesters.

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  10. Enrollment/Admission Planning_Transfer Timeline

    The link to this worksheet is available for you to download. It is under List of Attachments in the box to your right.

    Set yourself up for success with a transfer timeline. To use this worksheet, fill in admission application deadlines, application requirements, financial aid and scholarship steps, housing decisions, and other college requirements. Be sure to note each college on the worksheet.

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  11. Enrollment/Admission Planning_Values List

    Check out this list of values to help you explore what’s important to you in your career planning.

    PMP - September 29, 2021

  12. Student Resources_Online Learning

    Use this document to determine if online learning is right for you.

    What is online learning?

    Online learning is a type of learning offered via computer. You can attend classes during times established by the instructor (synchronously) or at times that work with your schedule during the semester (asynchronously). Course assignments, instructor communication and peer communication are generally available online. 

    Is online learning for you?

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  13. Student Resources_Success With Technology

    Review this document to learn about tips for college success related to the use of technology.

    What Technology Will You Need?

    Generally, colleges and universities require students to use computers or other connected devices before, during and after enrollment. You will likely need to use software applications for the following:

    • Applying to college

    • Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  14. Transfer Steps_Alternative Transfer Credit Options

    Use this document to learn about alternative ways of earning college credit.

    Advanced Placement (AP)

    The Advanced Placement (AP) program, created by the College Board, is a college-level curriculum offering courses, exams and placement to high school students. After completion of coursework, a comprehensive examination is administered by high school instructors at the local high school. Based on completion of the exam and qualifying scores, you can earn college credit while enrolled in high school.

    PMP - September 30, 2021

  15. Transfer Steps_Adult Degree Completion Options

    Use this document to learn about colleges and universities in Virginia that offer degree completion programs aimed at adult students.

    If you’re an adult student who left college before you were able to complete your degree, there are a number of options for you in Virginia. These include the following:

    PMP - September 30, 2021