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Honors College

mvg5678mvg5678 Registered User Posts: 39 Junior Member
edited July 2008 in SUNY at Stony Brook
Is it possible to enter the Honors College while a Stony Brook student?

If so what do I have to do?
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Replies to: Honors College

  • aLiNuShaLiNuSh Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
    It says here that...
    For College Students Seeking to Transfer into the Honors College:
    A small number of first- and second-year students from Stony Brook or other colleges may be accepted for transfer into the Honors College . Minimum transfer criteria include a GPA of 3.5 in a rigorous and well-rounded academic program. It is also important to have demonstrated vigor and leadership outside of the classroom. If you are interested in applying into the Honors College as a transfer, you must complete an application and return it by May 1st. A copy of the transfer application can be obtained by contacting the Honors College.
  • sbuadmissionssbuadmissions College Rep Posts: 1,993 Senior Member
    It's tough to do, because the Honors College seminars are really structured around students coming in as first-year students. It's certainly possible, but I believe it's more selective than it is for freshmen.

    Chris
  • mvg5678mvg5678 Registered User Posts: 39 Junior Member
    Oh ok thanks.
  • blazinyan300blazinyan300 Registered User Posts: 738 Member
    It is possible. I know someone who did it. Don't worry.
  • mvg5678mvg5678 Registered User Posts: 39 Junior Member
    Thanks.

    If you dont mind me asking, what year are they in?
  • blazinyan300blazinyan300 Registered User Posts: 738 Member
    Freshman. Anything is possible at Stony if you annoy the administration enough. Trust me, I know how hard-headed and sometimes incompetent most of them are.
  • mvg5678mvg5678 Registered User Posts: 39 Junior Member
    So should I apply when I enter in the fall?
  • blazinyan300blazinyan300 Registered User Posts: 738 Member
    No apps are due in may of each yr. Plus they need your 1st yrs grades before any decision can be made. Focus on your grades and less on the app b/c they are the determining factor.
  • barrelofmonkeysbarrelofmonkeys Registered User Posts: 43 Junior Member
    It's not likely something you'll want to do after your first year. All the benefits you really get in your first year, and once your freshman year is over, you'll have taken a lot of DECs that you won't want to waste! (Honors college students have different requirements)
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