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Winter 2013 Transfer Thread

albo23albo23 Registered User Posts: 321 Member
I made the Fall '12 Transfer so I thought I may as well make another unofficial transfer thread. Post in here, talk your application status, your stats, get chanced, and let us know of any worries about the process and I, and many others, will be happy to help you out.

My Stats:
College GPA: 3.76
Incoming Credits: 64
- 3.64 through 47 credits at my current 4-year university (15 are pending this Fall)
- 4.0 through 17 credits as guest student at local CC
ACT: 30
HS GPA: 3.6
- In-state student
- Third time applying for admission
- Received full ride to current university (Wayne State Univ.)
- Student Senate President in High School
- Sparse business/finance extracurricular club participation in college

Please post your stats and questions too! A few months ago I compiled statistics of the transfer students to UofM who posted here on College Confidential. Find them here: [url]https://****/file/d/0B0yve243EBqtNlRwSlZpY3pTQzZFX1BNZXhnNjdZUQ/edit[/url]
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Replies to: Winter 2013 Transfer Thread

  • megagamerexemegagamerexe Registered User Posts: 86 Junior Member
    I'm applying as a sophomore transfer student. I was deferred and wait-listed the first time I applied, so I my send my application off on August 1st. Can someone chance me?

    My stats:
    - 29 credits taken (I applied with 43 pending)
    - 3.78 GPA from Michigan State
    - 4.131 High School Weighted GPA
    - 28 ACT
    - Extracurricular Activities include: Youth Group Vice President, Job as a Teacher's Assistant at Sunday School, Forensics, Debate, Bowling Team, MSU Democrats Club member, National Honors Society member, National Honors Society of Collegiate Scholars member.

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated. :)
  • albo23albo23 Registered User Posts: 321 Member
    You have a good chance. Your GPA is high enough, your HS GPA and ACT should not keep you back. The only thing that would cause you any trouble with be your 43 applying credits. UofM may want to see another semesters worth of grades seeing as that would boost you to the ~60 range. I'm not sure that would happen though as you are pending a finish at MSU with 43 credits and a 3.78 GPA.
  • megagamerexemegagamerexe Registered User Posts: 86 Junior Member
    Thanks! Do you know how long it should take to hear back from U of M? All of my materials were submitted already.
  • d4wnzzd4wnzz Registered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
    Hi Albo again :)

    College GPA: 3.81 (39 credits) University of Pittsburgh. By the end of Fall term will have 57 to transfer over.
    SAT 1900. Transferring as a sophomore for LSA!

    Good luck guys :)
  • albo23albo23 Registered User Posts: 321 Member
    @megagamerexe - Mid-to-late October, judging by previous Winter transfer threads on these forums. Here is a link to the http://talk.collegeconfidential.com/university-michigan-ann-arbor/1215579-winter-2012-transfer-thread-4.html?highlight=transfer. It looks like the first person got in on October 9th; his college GPA was a 3.58 so he was a "middle of the road" applicant, I guess it doesn't matter whether you are an excellent applicant or a terrible applicant, there's not guessing when you'll get your decision. CRAZY to think we could have decisions in two months time!

    d4wnzz - Hi d4. All there is to say is that either we both get in, or neither one of us, haha! We have very similar stats so there is nothing really I can say except that we exceed the average accepted applicant stats that I have seen, so who knows!
  • d4wnzzd4wnzz Registered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
    @albo yup u are right. from what i have seen from fall 2012 transfer thread, a lot of people were accepted with a 3.6ish so i think we should be fine. but, u will never know whats gonna happen lol. But since we have almost 60 credits when we transfer, i dun think they will look that much on SATs and high school grades? cos my 1900 Sats was pretty bad lol..
  • d4wnzzd4wnzz Registered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
    Anywyas the data u collected was superb. All credits to you albo. Appreciate it
  • d4wnzzd4wnzz Registered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
    Anyways Albo what does incoming credit means? By the end of fall 2013? or the grades when we apply? Damn i saw a couple of 3.8s and 3.9s rejects. Shooot lol. Thats not encouraging! haha
  • megagamerexemegagamerexe Registered User Posts: 86 Junior Member
    @albo23 - I guess all we can do now is play the waiting game.

    I have one more question for you guys. If you look at the common app supplement, you see a question that reads, "Have you applied to U-M Dearborn or Flint before?" I replied no because I've only applied to U-M Ann Arbor. A couple days after I submitted my app, I looked at the print preview version and the question reads, "Have you applied to U-M before?" I was wondering if they'll interpret that as I haven't applied before.
  • albo23albo23 Registered User Posts: 321 Member
    @d4wnzz - Since we have ~60 credits, our high school credentials will not be weighed much.
    When I say incoming credit, I mean how many credits will you have on your college transcript, completed, the day you step on UofM's campus. So although one may have 45 credits completed at this very moment, if they plan to take another 15 in the Fall, they will have 60 incoming credits when they step foot in Ann Arbor in Winter 2013.
    I would not worry about the 3.8 and 3.9 rejections, if you meander over one column to the right, you will see they only had roughly 30 credits. The 3.8/3.9 rejects in my compiled statistics did not have the high school credentials to get them accepted; their high school credentials played a large factor into their transfer application because they only had ~30 credits.

    @megagamerexe - That is a tricky questions, I am honestly not certain. Have you applied to any UofM campus before? If not, then you should have answered no. If yes, then it is a bit confusing. If you applied to UM-Ann Arbor, when you received an email saying your wolverine access login has been activated (all applicants get this), then check and confirm that the Winter '13 application is on there, and your previous application terms are on there as well.
  • d4wnzzd4wnzz Registered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
    @albo thats one huge relief! hahah. I will have at least 55 lol. anyways u guys ubmitted the application? im doing some revision on my essays. Should be sent in by mid august!
  • megagamerexemegagamerexe Registered User Posts: 86 Junior Member
    @albo23 - I'll call U of M and see if they can change it, but I'll definitely be sure to check wolverine access first. Did the people who get denied have 30 credits when applying or 30 credits when they would have stepped foot in Ann Arbor for their transferring semester?

    @d4wnzz - I sent off my application on August 1st because I thought that would help to get it in as early as possible.
  • megagamerexemegagamerexe Registered User Posts: 86 Junior Member
    @albo23 - Never mind. I just read your previous post more thoroughly. :P
  • albo23albo23 Registered User Posts: 321 Member
    My application isn't full complete yet, my summer classes end this week so then I will have to send the transcript from the college. My application was migrated over from my Fall '12 transfer attempt so I don't have to submit any essays :).

    @megagamer - If you applied before to UofM, WolverineAccess should look something like this: [url]http://i.****/3kfTj.png[/url] and [url]http://i.****/xaOg1.png[/url]
  • d4wnzzd4wnzz Registered User Posts: 181 Junior Member
    @albo do u know when will we hear the decisions? Assuming i apply in this few weeks. Before October??
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