uedbet, 坐落在迷人的莱克兰市, offers an idyllic campus 和 a supportive network of staff dedicated to guiding students on their path to a successful 和 meaningful career. 在这些充满激情的人中有 凯瑟琳·斯坦福大学, a Senior 招生 Counselor within the Office of Admission, whose role involves helping transfer students embark on their new educational adventures with confidence.
Katherine's own journey at uedbet is a testament to the opportunities that the College presents. Having been actively involved on campus through clubs 和 organizations 和 completing internships in the Lakel和 area during her time as a student, Katherine's experiences were formative in guiding her career path. 2019年12月提前毕业后, she initially took on the role of Assistant Director of Annual Giving in the Office of Development, 实习期间出现的一个职位. However, it was only a short time before she realized her desire to work more closely with students.
"I realized I wanted to work more directly with students 和 moved to the Office of 招生. I've loved building relationships with students 和 their families,凯瑟琳说。.
Katherine's own journey at Florida Southern significantly influences her work. 她独特的视角作为双学位 工商管理 和 沟通 现在 MBA候选人 allows her to relate with prospective students. 通过个人的轶事和经历, she paints a vivid picture of what students can expect when they choose to study at FSC.
Transferring to a new college can be challenging, Katherine acknowledges. Transfer students often worry about forming new social connections, 畅游新校园, 和 adjusting to a different campus culture.
"Along with the environmental changes transfer students face, they also want to ensure they can graduate in that 4-year time frame,凯瑟琳解释道。. "When students share these (or other) concerns, our team does its best to connect students to the wide range of resources 和 support services we have available for them.”
Katherine takes pride in the support systems in place to assist transfer students. The Office of 招生 plays a significant role throughout the application process, from the initial inquiry to orientation 和 move-in weekend. 另外, campus partners such as the Registrar's Office, 学生账户, 财政援助办公室, 和 Student Solutions offer tailored guidance as students finalize their enrollment.
“From the time they apply to their graduation, FSC offers individualized support to all students.”
Guiding transfer students on their path to success, 凯瑟琳·斯坦福19, 分享宝贵的见解和支持.
One of Katherine's strengths is her ability to connect with students from various backgrounds. Having been considered an out-of-state student when she initially applied, she uses her experience to relate to students who may be nervous about moving away from home. 此外, having her parents move to Lakel和 at the end of her first year allowed Katherine to live locally.
“These experiences help me build relationships with students from all over since I can relate to being further from 和 closer to family while being in college.”
She naturally guides transfer students by engaging in meaningful conversations, 讨论他们的目标, 和 aligning their expectations with her 和 her friends' experiences. 另外, the fact that approximately half of her teammates are FSC alums ensures students have access to different perspectives 和 experiences.
FSC的理想尺寸, in terms of student population 和 personalized experiences, gives transfer students the perfect balance of opportunities 和 resources to reach their goals, 解释了凯瑟琳, adding that the College's Lakel和 setting is a big part of what makes Florida Southern an excellent choice for transfers.
"I love the overall sense of community there is here!"
Florida Southern students have numerous opportunities to engage with the Lakel和 area during their academic journeys, making it a great place to establish a career after graduation.
"This influences some of our students' decisions to transfer since they're looking for a sense of community. 在这里，他们在校园里和校外都能找到."
"A personal 访问 can help students establish connections with the campus 和 current students, giving them the confidence they need to make the right choice,凯瑟琳说。.
Taking the Next Step: Completing Your Application
As National Transfer Student Week comes to a close, Katherine encourages prospective transfer students to take the next step 和 apply to FSC!
"Our application is free, 和 the process is very simple. It automatically provides credit evaluations 和 scholarship information, so students can easily get answers to almost all of their questions just by going through that process."
She also invites students to set up a meeting with their 招生顾问.
"We're always happy to talk 和 love building relationships with students 和 their families."