Community College Transfer Students Making an Impact at Elite Colleges

NPR recently reported on how Princeton admitted 13 transfer students this fall – the first time Princeton has done so in THREE DECADES!

Because of the success of those students, Princeton has decided to reinstate the transfer program by encouraging students from “low-income families, the military and from community colleges.”

Reynolds Librarians wanted to highlight some of the article’s findings and encourage you all to read it – and apply to Princeton!

  • Community colleges enroll 41 percent of all U.S. undergraduates.
  • 56 percent of Native American undergrads are enrolled in community colleges.
  • 52 percent of Hispanic undergrads are enrolled in community colleges.
  • 43 percent of African American undergrads are enrolled in community colleges.

You can find the article here: https://www.npr.org/2018/12/04/667381514/top-colleges-seeking-diversity-from-a-new-source-transfer-students

We are so proud of all of you!

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Scott Bakal for NPR

Study Skills & Academic Success

Students needing help with study skills, can find resources quick and easy through the library’s online Study Skills & Academic Success guide.   Find books & web sites on study skills such as: note taking, reading comprehension,  test taking, time management, and writing.  The guide also provides information on where to seek help on campus.  To access the guide from the library’s home page, click on Subject Guides, then click on Study Skills & Academic Success .  For more information on this guide or assistance in locating study skills resources, please contact the Reference Desk.