Transfer Student Stories

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Honors Program Offers Many Opportunities

Working on your associate’s degree while also thinking about where you’ll transfer to complete your bachelor’s degree can be a daunting time. But both Rabia Haider and Harmeet Kaur say the Ivy Tech Honors Program has made a big difference in their educational journey.


Scholarship Winner Shares Education Plans

Transfer Times is happy to announce that Jordann H. is the winner of the Transfer Times $6,000 Fall Scholarship Contest. She is currently attending Ivy Tech Community College and plans to graduate next December with an Associate of Science in Nursing, take the NCLEX-RN exam (a nursing licensing exam) and then transfer to a 4-year school to complete a RN to BSN nursing program.



A Student's Perspective on Transferring

Transferring schools in the middle of your college career can be overwhelming and confusing. Obtaining the right information from the right resources is key to making the transfer happen smoothly. Here are some tips I would recommend to any transfer student.


The Transfer Bird Gets the Worm

Thirty-two. That is the number of college credits I had already earned the day I signed up for classes as a freshman at Ball State University. Three years later, I graduated from Ball State University with my Bachelor of Science. I completed my undergraduate degree in three years, and I owe it ALL to Ivy Tech Community College.


Student Shares Transfer Journey

Nick K. won the Transfer Times $6,000 Spring Scholarship. He recently graduated from Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) with an associate’s degree in liberal arts. This fall, Nick has transferred to Bradley University to complete his bachelor of arts degree in sports communication.


Completing the Transfer Trail

Despite Life-Threatening Auto Accident and Lupus, Stacey Kozel Finishes Her Bachelor’s Degree - In 2016, Stacey Kozel became a national story when she hiked the entire 2,190-mile Appalachian Trail despite being partially paralyzed in both legs. However, the trail she took to complete her bachelor’s degree may have been even longer. After transferring three separate times over a 16 year period, the 42-year-old eventually received her Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Siena Heights University in May 2015.