AVictoria94 Posted October 29, 2015 Share Posted October 29, 2015 (edited) Hey! So, as everyone can see from my title I am a 6x transfer student. I unfortunately attended 6 colleges/universities.My Story is as follows ... My freshmen year I attended a small college very close my house as a biology major. From then, I transferred to a SUNY college a little bit further at, which at this moment in my life I F'd up. Couldn't balance my party list with academics. As well, I was dealing with some weight and self identity issues (I gained 60lbs), I was depressed and suicidal. My grandmother was diagnosed with cancer and my father with heart failure was hospitalized for months! Hard to imagine so much traumatic stuff could happen in one semester. Since then, I went to a community college close to my house for a year, got tired of being home and was pressured to transfer out. I transferred to a huge university of Queens, was crazy expensive couldn't afford it then went to a school in Connecticut. I was isolated from my sorority, had zero friends and it was absolutely terrible. Being there, I was officially diagnosed with severe depression, anxiety and a social disorder. I've taken the semester off to get my head straight but I'm still terrified and scared because I don't know what I am going to do. My now .. So that was my story! I have transferred colleges six times, getting ready to re-enter now. I'm going into my senior year but my biggest fear is that I've made myself look unpredictable and unstable. My ex-boyfirend who is currently in law school was telling me it doesn't matter as long as my grades have been steadily improving which they have! I started off with mainly B's and C's to mainly B's to now primarily A's and B's, the last two semesters I have been my best overall. I'm planning on taking some courses between winter and fall but I don't think that is going to really raise my GPA though. My GPA is currently a 2.67, for one graduate school that I'd prefer not to go to because its super expensive requires a 2.75. Majority of schools require a 3.0 which I am trying very hard to achieve at this point I don't even know if I can. I am planning on taking the GRE and studying my butt off to do great on it. After my freshman year my GPA was a 1.84 so it's been crazy hard to get it back up to.My question ..I already know I am going to be frowned upon because of my frequent transfers and plethora of schools attended but how badly is that going to do? What do I need to do to ensure I can get into any graduate school? I am also well aware that letters of recommendation can help a lot as well. I'm not reaching out for someone to do any sort of research for me. More like for someone who was in my shoes before to give advice or something of that nature. Edited October 29, 2015 by AVictoria94 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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