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Offered in the fall and spring semesters, you can meet with college and university representatives and military recruiters to discuss transfer options to continue the completion of a successful education.

What happens during the Connected Degree and Transfer Day?
Use Handshake to schedule group sessions and one-on-one appointments with representatives and recruiters

How do I participate in the event?
Learn how to use Handshake
Connect with Career Services for a brief overview on how to schedule groups sessions and one-on-one interviews with participating representatives and recruiters on Handshake.
Tuesday, February 15 between 1 p.m. and 2:30 pm. on Zoom.

How to prepare for Connected Degree and Transfer Day?
Review your current major/ program of study
 
Create a list of colleges and universities to connect with and include our military services to learn how they can support your education

What to do on Connected Degree and Transfer Day?
Connect with representatives and recruiters
 
Download the Handshake app
Fairs work great from the Handshake app!
 
Use clear and appropriate communication
 


Suggested discussion questions

  • What is the application process?
  • Is there a special application to complete for transfer students?
  • Is there an application fee?
  • What is the current cost of attendance?
  • Is there a deadline to apply?
  • Will I work with a transfer counselor ?
  • Are there events (i.e. transfer student open house) available?
  • Is there a special application for military veterans?
  • Are scholarships available for military students?
  • What is the cost of attendance?
  • What is the deadline to apply to receive financial aid?
  • Do you offer any additional scholarships for SEED students?
  • Are there scholarships available for transfer students? And how would I apply?
  • For PTK members: Do you offer a PTK scholarship?
  • What is the average number of students per class?
  • How long are your semesters?
  • What resources are available for students on campus? and virtually?
  • Why should I join the (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines?)
  • What are the requirements for joining?
  • What is the minimum length of my service commitment?
  • How long is boot camp / basic training?
  • Can I choose when to go to boot camp?
  • Where will I be stationed after boot camp? Do I have a choice?
  • Will I ever be deployed? If so, where to?
  • I want to be a (insert whatever job you're looking to do). What is the minimum ASVAB score I need?
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