Transferring to a cheaper school?
I am an incoming freshman student at Cornell. In a series of unfortunate events I lost my full ROTC scholarship to Cornell due to a severe peanut allergy. My family has enough money to pay for one year of Cornell. At this point my options are to attend Junior College or go to Cornell for a year and attempt to transfer out. I understand Cornell is academically challenging, but highly ranked. If I can get through freshman year with at least a 3.0, would transferring to cheaper schools be possible? I know transferring with a lower GPA would be difficult, but would the Cornell name help at all? I'm thinking along the lines of UCLA, Cal poly SLO, UC Davis; any decent school I could afford. Would just going to my local community college be better than wasting a year at Cornell?