2L and 3L transfers, when was the earliest you heard back?

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lolo24189

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2L and 3L transfers, when was the earliest you heard back?

Postby lolo24189 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:35 pm

Did you guys apply to transfer to schools by January/February deadlines and did you hear back before May or is earliest you hear back by May?

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Re: 2L and 3L transfers, when was the earliest you heard back?

Postby sahara1128 » Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:52 pm

I applied early action to GULC and heard back by the end of April. But I wouldn't recommend doing this, unless you really want to go to GULC. I wound up paying a deposit that I never used because I chose a different school. The earliest I heard back from other schools was mid-June.

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Re: 2L and 3L transfers, when was the earliest you heard back?

Postby lolo24189 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:10 pm

sahara1128 wrote:I applied early action to GULC and heard back by the end of April. But I wouldn't recommend doing this, unless you really want to go to GULC. I wound up paying a deposit that I never used because I chose a different school. The earliest I heard back from other schools was mid-June.


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Re: 2L and 3L transfers, when was the earliest you heard back?

Postby joefresh » Mon Feb 18, 2019 4:39 pm

sahara1128 wrote:I applied early action to GULC and heard back by the end of April. But I wouldn't recommend doing this, unless you really want to go to GULC. I wound up paying a deposit that I never used because I chose a different school. The earliest I heard back from other schools was mid-June.


I disagree. Applying EA to GULC is a good choice because it allows you to lock down a transfer on only first semester grades - therefore negating the possibility that you write a few random poor exams and are stuck at a school you don't want to graduate from. (it's not binding either ... Chicago EA is binding, however).

Worst case scenario is you get in to GULC and a school you really love and then have to decide if going to a school you love is worth burning the deposit.



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