Heaven knows I have transferred more times than I care to admit. I have a hard time finding a school that is a good fit for me. How did you know the school you ended up at was the right school for you? Did you go somewhere on a whim and hope it worked or did you visit many schools a couple times to figure out the best fit.
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I went to 4 different colleges before I finally found "the one". I know your pain! For me, I wanted to go to a school that I would be proud to call myself an alumni of. That was DEFINITELY not the first school I attended. I chose that school right out of high school based on my sport. They were one of the top programs in the country and I was jaded by that. I wound up being miserable there for a whole year, instead. So I chose my next school because it was in a different part of the country and I thought it would be cool to experience the mid-west for once. While I am glad I got to see different parts of the country, that was not the right school for me either...so I went back home and took some classes at a community college nearby.
I finally found the right school for me after three years of college. It was right for me because of the career opportunities it presented after graduation. It was a school I was proud to say I attended, and the academics were challenging, which is ultimately what I wanted.
I think it was a while ago that you posted your comment, so I hope you have found some luck in finding the right school!!
There are so many schools to choose from no matter the location. However, I suggest you consider first what you want out of a school. Would you rather study at a large campus with much diversity; Enjojoy great student life; Many choices of extracurricular activites; Is ample housing opportunities important, etc.?
Once you have discovered what you want, visit the campus, research the school, review admission requirement and research grants, scholarships, financial aid. You also want to know if your credit will transfer. Finally, review the accrediation of the school verses the opportunity you would pursue after earning a degree.
i would strongly suggest the next school you transfer to should be your final transfer because you do not want it to reveal anything negative about who you are as a student.
I wish you well in all your endeavors!