Writing Assignment #3

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Unformatted text preview: customs of APU. Each interviewee shared that transfers want to understand basic aspects of APU life including: how to sign up for classes, how to develop academic disciplines, where to go to different, classes, etc. Each interviewee expressed that transfers do not have a clear understanding of how to properly function as a student. Through Holly’s experience as a transfer, she shared the difficulties of living on campus. She stated, “And another challenge was living on campus and trying to balance out how to like both be involved with classes and living with roommates, that was a challenge cause at community college, I lived at home….but here you live with two other people you just met.” Abraham expressed, “coming into college can be quite daunting, and in the fact that it’s a totally new system, and it’s hard to understand to work within that system.” Finally, all three interviewees provided a general description of the nature of transfer students. Abraham, Holly, and Joey acknowledged that transfers were a diverse group of students who were experiencing challenges as they transitioned into a new environment and culture. Furthermore, the data demonstrated the feelings of not be...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2014 for the course SOCL 471 taught by Professor Norihenk during the Fall '13 term at Azusa Pacific.

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