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Switching to impacted major (engineering)

SirBigBallsSirBigBalls Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
What are my chances of transferring into mechanical engineering if I originally got accepted for Accounting at CPP? Is it realistic to even try transferring into engineering considering how competitive it is at pomona?

Replies to: Switching to impacted major (engineering)

  • CalDudCalDud Registered User Posts: 1,753 Senior Member
    edited May 2015
    Are you a freshman?

    I know someone who transferred from within engineering (industrial to mechanical) and it was very hard for him. He was the TA for a couple of the mechanical engineering professor classes and a very good student.

    We knew a kid trying to get into it and the basic requirement was like a 3.5+. If you're a freshman and can keep your GPA high for the first two years, you should be able to get in provided you fulfill all the requirements. You really need to work with their department from day one. You gotta keep your GPA high cuz...well, your GPA will start to tank if you're only an average student. A very bright friend of mine came in with a 3.2 GPA (we transferred from community college). It has been a constant struggle for him to keep a 3.0 while working. So, good luck. It's not impossible.
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