Writing Assignment #3

Joey specifically expressed the unknowing nature of

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Unformatted text preview: longing and feeling like an outsider. In my interview with Holly, as a new, incoming student, she felt isolated. She said, “It makes you feel kind of isolated and kind of neglected, and it kind of sucks for the transfer student because you’re moving either from one community college or another university over to here, and it’s just like, you’re just still a brand new student. And you’re getting that kind of sense of not getting enough of that community feel at first.” Joey discussed more of the diversity of transfer students. He says, “A transfer could be 18, could be 32, could be 20, you know, just did the two year track at a community college. But the thing is, they really do come in different shapes and sizes.” Category 2: Upon the discussion of the nature and needs of transfer students, all three interviewees discussed the role of the office of Orientation and Transition, specifically through Transfer Leaders. The interviewees recognized the needs of transfers, and throughout all three interviews, there was a discussion about responding and accommodating to the needs of transfer students, and providing them an easier transition into APU. Both transfer leaders and the Alpha Coordinator shared that the specific role...
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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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