The process of applying to colleges and deciding where to go can easily become stressful for students. Focusing on colleges day-in and day-out, it’s natural that many students end up believing their future hinges on whether they end up at the right school.
To ease some of the pressure you may be feeling, I’d like to provide a simple reminder: it’s not the end of the world if you don’t like your college. Simply put, you can always transfer to another school.
Of course, you’d like to get the decision right the first time—it isn’t fun to go through the trouble of applying again—but you shouldn’t stay at a school that makes you miserable just because of inertia.
The New York Times recently published one college student’s story of transferring—click here to check it out.