The writing requirements for transfer applications are even more important than first-year applications. Since fewer students apply for transfer, admissions officers have more time to devote to each application. In addition, you’ll need to show how your experience at your current school has positively informed your decision to transfer without sounding negative. It’s a fine balance.
— Liz Waltzman

Deadlines vary so make sure to check the dates for each school.  

You'll need to do a lot of soul-searching to define and articulate your reasons and goals. I like to apply the push and pull factors of migration that you may remember learning in social studies. 


According to the Kaplan Educational Foundation, these are the top 90 transfer schools:

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