Post Tagged with: "transfer students"

RIOS: With Self-Care, Prepare for What Lies Ahead

RIOS: With Self-Care, Prepare for What Lies Ahead

Often, colleges present themselves as microcosms of the real world, yet in many ways they do not resemble it. The grades and accolades that we seek at college will not define our post-graduation selves as much as our perseverance through difficult times will. If we are too focused on the[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY GUSA
Transfer students mingle in Dahlgren Quad during NSO. Transfers now have mentors to help ease their transition into Georgetown.

GUSA Mentors Transfers

The Georgetown University Student Association and its Transfer Council launched a mentorship program for incoming transfer students this semester. In June, 100 transfer students were assigned to 40 peer mentors who helped answer questions and ease each transfer student’s transition into life at Georgetown. Although all incoming transfer students have[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Finding Jewish Life on Our Jesuit Hilltop

After completing a year at Washington University in St. Louis, it was quite clear to me that the Missouri campus was far from the school of my dreams. Though a bit discouraged, I was determined that somewhere out there was a better fit for my personality and ambitions. After looking[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Transfer Admits Up by 81, Applications Remain Stable

The number of transfer students admitted to Georgetown this year increased by 81, with transfer enrollment jumping by more than 40 for a total of 228 new sophomores and juniors this year. This marks the second year of consecutive increase in the number of transfer students entering the university. In[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Same City, Different School

Same City, Different School

At New Student Orientation, hundreds of new students flood campus. But some of these undergrads had been through the process before: They’re transfer students, who arrive at the front gates looking for a do-over. In 2011, Georgetown accepted just over 200 transfer students. While many of these students came from[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

For Transfers, Different Path to Hilltop Proves Rewarding

For many transfer students, their college experience will always be shaped by their path to the Hilltop. “[The fact that I transferred] comes up once a day, from someone. It’s not like it’s ever going to go away. It is part of my identity,” said Alissa Orlando (SFS ’13), who[Read More…]

by March 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News