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Connections and new beginnings: Transferring to Whitman

Junior Lucy Montgomery transferred from Scripps College her first year.
September 30, 2019

One-third of college students will transfer schools at least once. I remember reading this statistic while parsing through the Google results for “how to know if you should transfer,” a phrase I hesitantly...

Transfer Athletes Find Their Home

February 22, 2018

Whitman has 13 Varsity Sports, 254 varsity athletes, and of those athletes only eight are transfer students. Whitman’s transfer admission rate is an astonishing 35 percent, as students across the globe...

Finding new home makes for difficult transition

September 25, 2014

Most students in higher education would consider it a nightmare to relive the college application process, but some brave souls managed to once again navigate the mess of school tours and Common Application essays...

Cities make or break college campuses

September 25, 2014

Students transferring to and from Whitman College worry about more than the campus when deciding to try a new place. For some, location can make or break a college experience. "College is a short time...

Fewer transfer students admitted for Spring 2011, Jan Start group relatively small

January 27, 2011

This semester, 13 new first-year students along with three transfer students accepted admission to Whitman College. According to Director of Admission Kevin Dyerly, Whitman typically has a spring class...

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