College of DuPage celebrates National Transfer Week Oct. 19-22

  • National Transfer Week Oct. 19-22 at College of DuPage

    National Transfer Week Oct. 19-22 at College of DuPage Courtesy of COD News Bureau

 
Submitted by COD News Bureau
Updated 10/14/2020 5:52 PM

Learn about transfer processes and resources available to students during National Transfer Week Oct. 19-22 at College of DuPage.

Scheduled virtual presentations and workshops will provide students the opportunity to learn about college transfer, explore career options and meet with representatives from COD and the college's university and college partners.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

The National Transfer Week schedule includes:

• Business Transfer Drop-In Session from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19. Shannon Toler, chair of the Business, Management and Marketing Program, will discuss a variety of topics, including transferrable courses, best math classes to take and the types of jobs available to business majors.

• Transfer Admission and Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20. Learn best practices and tips for writing essays for admission and scholarship applications.

• Transfer Information Sessions from 2 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20. Learn about transfer opportunities from representatives from a variety of four-year colleges and universities, including DePaul, DeVry, Loyola and Western Illinois universities, and Lake Forest and Ripon colleges.

• Steps to Transfer Workshop from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21. Learn the ins-and-outs of the transfer process and gain the knowledge and tools needed for a successful transfer.

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• Business Transfer Drop-In Session from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21. Toler will discuss a variety of topics, including transferrable courses, best math classes to take and the types of jobs available to business majors.

• Business Transfer Drop-In Session from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 22. Accounting Program Chair Maureen McBeth will discuss a variety of topics, including transferrable courses, best math classes to take and the types of jobs available to business majors.

• Hispanic Serving Institution Virtual Fair from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. Learn about opportunities available from the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. Learn more about the fair and view a list of participating colleges and universities.

• Career Coach Demo from noon to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. Learn about the Career Coach research tool to discover more about careers, education levels required, employment projections and salary expectations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

• Undocumented Student Workshop from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. Learn about the ins-and-outs of transferring to a university as an undocumented/DACAmented student, including scholarship information and other resources to help you afford to attend a university.

• Transfer Information Sessions from 2 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. Learn about transfer opportunities from representatives from a variety of four-year colleges and universities, including Elmhurst, Lewis, National Louis, Purdue and Roosevelt universities.

Learn more about the fair and register for events at cod.edu/academics/transfer/national-transfer-student-week.aspx.

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