Transferring to a University

1. Transfer Plans

1.  Repeat

A: Are you planning on transferring?

B: Yes. What about you?

A: Yeah, I think so.

B: Where do you want to go?

A: I was thinking either CSULA or UCLA.

B: Those are great schools.

A: Where do you want to transfer to?

B: I’m not really sure yet.

A: You still have time to figure it out.

B: That’s true.

A: Hopefully you’ll figure it out pretty soon.

B: I will. Good luck with CSULA and UCLA.

2.  Repeat

A: Are you going to transfer?

B: Yes, I’m going to transfer. Are you?

A: Yes. I want to transfer.

B: What school do you want to transfer to?

A: Either CSULA or UCLA.

B: Either school would be a great choice.

A: Where are you going to transfer to?

B: I don’t know.

A: You have plenty of time to think about it.

B: You’re right.

A: Good luck figuring it out.

B: I’ll figure it out eventually.

3.  Repeat

A: Do you plan on transferring schools?

B: I want to. Do you?

A: I’m thinking about it.

B: Where do you want to transfer to?

A: I want to go to CSULA or UCLA.

B: Those are pretty good schools.

A: Where are you planning on transferring to?

B: I haven’t thought about it yet.

A: At least you still have time to think about it.

B: I know.

A: I hope that you figure it out.

B: I’ll think of something.

2. What College to Transfer to

1.  Repeat

A: What are your plans?

B: What plans are you talking about?

A: Your plans as far as college.

B: I want to transfer.

A: You want to transfer?

B: That’s what I plan to do.

A: Where do you want to transfer to?

B: I want to go to school out of state.

A: Which state?

B: Maybe New York.

A: That would be a big move.

B: I’m still thinking about it.

2.  Repeat

A: Tell me your plans.

B: I’m not sure what plans you’re referring to.

A: I’m talking about your college plans.

B: I’m going to transfer colleges.

A: Is that right?

B: That’s what I’m working on doing.

A: Where are you going to transfer to?

B: I don’t know yet. Somewhere out of state, probably.

A: Which state exactly?

B: New York would be nice.

A: That’s pretty far away.

B: I know it’s a big move. That’s why I’m still thinking about it.

3.  Repeat

A: What plans have you made?

B: My plans as far as what?

A: Your plans for college.

B: Oh. I plan on transferring.

A: Oh, really?

B: Yeah. That’s the plan.

A: What school are you transferring to?

B: I want to transfer to a school out of state.

A: Which state are you thinking of?

B: I wouldn’t mind transferring to a school in New York.

A: That’s on the other side of the country.

B: I know, but I’m still weighing my options.

3. Classes Taken for Transfer

1.  Repeat

A: What classes have you taken so far?

B: I’ve been working on my GE classes.

A: Is that all?

B: That’s it for right now.

A: What about your other classes?

B: I’m working towards transferring schools.

A: Which classes have you finished already?

B: I’ve finished all my English and math classes.

A: How many classes do you have left for your GE?

B: Only three.

A: That’s amazing.

B: I’m almost ready to transfer.

2.  Repeat

A: Which classes have you completed?

B: I have been taking classes for my General Education.

A: Those are the only classes?

B: That’s all I need to take right now.

A: Why don’t you take any other classes?

B: I’m just working on transferring right now.

A: What classes are you done with?

B: I’m done with all my math and English classes.

A: How many more classes do you need to finish for your GE?

B: I have three more.

A: That’s great!

B: I just need three more classes, and I can transfer.

3.  Repeat

A: What classes have you been taking?

B: I’ve been taking my GE classes.

A: That’s it?

B: That’s all that I need right now.

A: Why haven’t you been taking any other classes?

B: I’m taking classes so that I can transfer soon.

A: What classes have you taken so far?

B: I don’t need to take any more English or math classes.

A: How many GE classes do you have left?

B: I have about three left.

A: Good job!

B: Yeah. I’m just about ready to transfer.

4. Classes Needed for Transfer

1.  Repeat

A: Are you planning on taking classes next semester?

B: Yeah. That’s the plan.

A: What classes are you going to take?

B: I’m going to take an English and a math class.

A: What else are you taking?

B: I’m also going to take a psychology class.

A: Is that for your major?

B: It counts toward my major, but I’m taking it as part of my GE.

A: So you’re working on finishing your GE?

B: That’s all I’m trying to do right now.

A: Why are you only working on your GE classes?

B: Once I finish those classes, then I can transfer.

2.  Repeat

A: Are you going to take classes next semester?

B: I plan to.

A: Which classes?

B: I will be taking another English and math class.

A: Is there anything else?

B: I’m going to take a psychology class.

A: Are you taking the psychology class as part of your major?

B: It goes toward my GE and my major.

A: So, you’re just working on your GE right now?

B: Yeah. That’s the plan for right now.

A: Why only your GE classes?

B: I’ll be able to transfer once I finish those classes.

3.  Repeat

A: Were you going to take some classes next semester?

B: Of course!

A: Which ones?

B: I need to take another English and math class.

A: That’s it?

B: I think I may also sign up for a psych class.

A: Is the psychology class for your major?

B: That class will count toward my GE and my major.

A: You’re just trying to finish your GE?

B: I need to finish these classes for now.

A: I don’t understand why you’re only working on your GE classes.

B: Because I can’t transfer until I finish those classes.

5. Filling out a College Application

1.  Repeat

A: What are you doing?

B: I’m just filling out applications.

A: Applications for what?

B: I’m filling out college applications.

A: But you’re already in college.

B: I am going to transfer.

A: What school are you going to transfer to?

B: I still need to fill out the applications.

A: What schools are you applying to?

B: I’m applying to NYU and UCLA.

A: I wish you luck!

B: Thank you. I hope I get accepted.

2.  Repeat

A: What’s up?

B: I’m filling out these applications.

A: What applications?

B: College applications.

A: You’re in college already.

B: I’m planning on transferring to another school.

A: Which school?

B: I won’t know until I mail these applications.

A: Which schools are you applying to?

B: I’m going to apply to NYU and UCLA.

A: I hope all goes well with that.

B: Cross your fingers.

3.  Repeat

A: What are you up to?

B: I’m filling out applications.

A: You’re filling out applications for what?

B: They’re college applications.

A: You’re already in college.

B: I’m going to transfer to a different school.

A: What school are you transferring to?

B: I’m not sure yet. I’m still filling out applications.

A: What colleges are you going to apply to?

B: I’m filling out applications to NYU and UCLA.

A: Good luck with that.

B: I hope one of the two accepts me.

6. Registering for Classes Needed for Transfer

1.  Repeat

A: Is this where I go to register for classes?

B: This is it.

A: I need to add a few classes.

B: What classes would you like to add?

A: I need to take some classes that will help me transfer.

B: Have you finished any classes so far?

A: This is my first semester.

B: Did you already take the placement test?

A: I took it last month.

B: What English and math classes were you placed in?

A: I got placed in Math 131 and English 1A.

B: Okay. I’ll register you for both of those classes.

2.  Repeat

A: Do I need to register here?

B: You’re in the right place.

A: I would like to add some classes.

B: What classes do you need?

A: I need to take some GE classes.

B: What classes have you finished so far?

A: I just started here.

B: You’re going to need to take the placement test.

A: I took it a month ago.

B: Do you know what English and math classes you placed in?

A: The test placed me in English 1A and Math 131.

B: I’ll add those classes to your schedule.

3.  Repeat

A: Is this the registration desk?

B: Yes, this is the place.

A: I need to get some classes.

B: What classes would you like?

A: I need to finish my GE classes so that I can transfer.

B: Have you finished any of your GE classes yet?

A: This is going to be my first semester.

B: Have you taken the placement test yet?

A: I believe I already took the placement test last month.

B: What math and English classes did you get placed in?

A: I was placed in English 1A and Math 131.

B: I’ll make sure you have those classes this semester.

7. Talking to a Counselor about Transferring

1.  Repeat

A: What can I help you with today?

B: I need to talk to you about transferring.

A: Where did you want to transfer to?

B: I have no idea.

A: You have plenty of time to think about it.

B: What do I need to do in order to transfer?

A: You’re going to need to finish your General Education.

B: How many classes is that?

A: The GE is 60 credits worth of classes.

B: Is that a lot?

A: You can finish in about two years.

B: Oh. That shouldn’t be a problem at all.

2.  Repeat

A: Can I help you?

B: May I talk to you about transferring schools?

A: Where would you like to transfer to?

B: I haven’t figured that out yet.

A: You have more than enough time to figure it out.

B: What must I do to transfer?

A: First, you have to complete your General Education.

B: How many GE classes are there?

A: You need 60 credits of GE classes.

B: How long will that take?

A: If you work fast, you can finish in a matter of two years.

B: I can do that.

3.  Repeat

A: What do you need?

B: I wanted to talk to you about transferring.

A: What school do you want to transfer to?

B: I’m not really sure yet.

A: You still have time to think about it.

B: What do I need to do in the meantime?

A: You’ll need to finish your GE.

B: Exactly how many classes would I need to take?

A: You need to complete 60 credits worth of classes to finish your General Education.

B: That sounds like a lot of classes.

A: It will take you at the most 2 years, depending on your pace.

B: That shouldn’t be too hard.

1.  Repeat

A: Can you help me with something, sir?

B: What do you need?

A: Well, I was planning on transferring soon.

B: Where are you going to transfer?

A: I want to transfer either to NYU or UCLA.

B: I’m glad to hear that, but what can I do for you?

A: I was wondering if you could write a couple of reference letters for me.

B: Is that all?

A: That’s all I need from you.

B: I can do that for you.

A: You’re a lifesaver.

B: They’ll be ready tomorrow.

8. Asking a Professor to Write a Reference Letter

1.  Repeat

A: Can you help me with something, sir?

B: What do you need?

A: Well, I was planning on transferring soon.

B: Where are you going to transfer?

A: I want to transfer either to NYU or UCLA.

B: I’m glad to hear that, but what can I do for you?

A: I was wondering if you could write a couple of reference letters for me.

B: Is that all?

A: That’s all I need from you.

B: I can do that for you.

A: You’re a lifesaver.

B: They’ll be ready tomorrow.

2.  Repeat

A: I need your help.

B: What do you need me to do for you?

A: I want to transfer pretty soon.

B: Where to?

A: I’m applying to both NYU and UCLA.

B: What do you need me to help you with?

A: Could you write two letters of reference for me?

B: Is that all that you need?

A: It would mean a lot to me.

B: I’ll write a couple of letters for you.

A: I really appreciate your help.

B: Pick them up from me tomorrow.

3.  Repeat

A: Do you think that you can help me?

B: What can I do for you?

A: I’m going to be transferring schools soon.

B: That’s great! Where do you want to transfer to?

A: I’m going to apply to NYU and UCLA.

B: That’s wonderful, but what do you need from me?

A: I need you to write a couple of letters of reference for me.

B: That’s it?

A: Yes, that’s it.

B: That shouldn’t be a problem.

A: Thank you so much.

B: I’ll have them ready for you tomorrow.

9. Not Accepted to a University

1.  Repeat

A: You got a letter in the mail.

B: Give it to me.

A: What is it?

B: It’s from NYU.

A: What does it say?

B: I didn’t get accepted.

A: You can’t be serious!

B: I’m serious.

A: Are you all right?

B: NYU was my first choice.

A: I’m sorry that you didn’t get in.

B: I’ll just have to wait for UCLA.

2.  Repeat

A: There’s a letter here for you.

B: Let me see it.

A: What’s the letter about?

B: It’s a letter from NYU.

A: Tell me what it says!

B: I didn’t get in.

A: You’re lying.

B: I’m not lying.

A: Are you upset?

B: I had high hopes for NYU.

A: I’m sorry you didn’t get accepted.

B: Hopefully, I’ll get accepted to UCLA.

3.  Repeat

A: You received a letter in the mail.

B: Give it here.

A: Who’s the letter from?

B: I think it’s my acceptance letter from NYU.

A: I want to know what it says.

B: They didn’t accept me.

A: Are you serious?

B: It’s the truth.

A: Are you okay?

B: I really wanted to get into NYU.

A: I am really sorry to hear that.

B: It’s okay. I’m still waiting to hear from UCLA anyway.

10. Deciding not to Transfer

1.  Repeat

A: Have you figured out where you want to transfer to?

B: I can’t think of where to go.

A: Where would you like to go to school?

B: I really don’t know.

A: You can’t think of anything?

B: I really like where I’m at now.

A: So, why don’t you just stay here?

B: That may be what I’m going to do.

A: It’s a perfectly good school.

B: You’re absolutely right.

A: Do you know what you’re going to do now?

B: I’m just going to stay at PCC.

2.  Repeat

A: Do you know where you want to transfer to?

B: I don’t have the slightest clue.

A: What school would you like to go to?

B: I’m not sure.

A: You honestly have no idea?

B: PCC is perfectly fine for me.

A: You might as well stay here.

B: That’s not a bad idea.

A: PCC is a wonderful institution.

B: You have a point.

A: So, what are you going to do?

B: I’m just going to keep going to PCC.

3.  Repeat

A: Where are you planning on transferring to?

B: I can’t seem to make a decision.

A: Where do you want to go?

B: I honestly have no idea.

A: You haven’t thought about it?

B: I like it here at PCC.

A: Why don’t you just continue going to PCC?

B: I like that idea.

A: It’s a great school.

B: I completely agree.

A: So, have you made your decision yet?

B: I’m staying right where I’m at.

11. Accepted to a University

1.  Repeat

A: You got a letter in the mail.

B: Give it to me.

A: What is it?

B: It’s my acceptance letter from UCLA.

A: What does it say?

B: I’ve been accepted!

A: Are you serious?

B: I’m serious.

A: Good for you!

B: NYU was my first choice, but UCLA is just fine.

A: I’m so proud of you.

B: Thanks. I’m proud of myself, too.

2.  Repeat

A: Here’s a letter for you.

B: Let me see it.

A: Who’s the letter from?

B: It’s a letter from UCLA about my acceptance.

A: Read it!

B: UCLA accepted me!

A: Really?

B: I’m not joking. I got accepted!

A: I’m so happy for you!

B: UCLA was my second choice, but I’m happy knowing I’ve been accepted.

A: I am really proud of you.

B: You have no idea how proud I am of myself.

3.  Repeat

A: A letter came for you in the mail.

B: Give it here.

A: What’s the letter about?

B: I think it’s my acceptance letter from UCLA.

A: Did you get in?

B: I got in!

A: You’re not kidding?

B: They really let me in.

A: Congratulations!

B: I really wanted to get into NYU, but UCLA is just as good.

A: You have no idea how proud I am of you.

B: I’m so excited.

12. Before Transferring to a New School

1.  Repeat

A: Are you ready yet?

B: What are you talking about?

A: You’re transferring tomorrow.

B: Yeah. I’m ready.

A: Are you nervous?

B: Of course I am.

A: What are you nervous about?

B: I won’t know anybody.

A: That shouldn’t be a problem.

B: Why?

A: It’s good to meet new people.

B: You’re right. I should be okay.

2.  Repeat

A: You ready?

B: Am I ready for what?

A: Are you ready to transfer to a new school tomorrow?

B: Oh. Yes, I’m ready to transfer.

A: You’re not nervous, are you?

B: I’m very nervous.

A: Why are you nervous?

B: I’m not going to know anybody there.

A: That’s not a problem.

B: That makes me nervous.

A: It’s fun meeting new people.

B: I didn’t think about it that way.

3.  Repeat

A: You’re ready, right?

B: Ready for what?

A: Are you ready to transfer tomorrow?

B: Yes. I am ready.

A: You’re not nervous?

B: Of course I’m nervous.

A: What are you most nervous about?

B: I won’t know anybody at that school.

A: You shouldn’t be nervous about that.

B: Why not?

A: Meeting new people is a good thing.

B: That’s a good way to think about it.

13. First Day at a New School

1.  Repeat

A: Are you new here?

B: Yes, I am.

A: Is this your first year in college?

B: I actually transferred here from another school.

A: Which school?

B: I transferred from PCC.

A: How do you like it here compared to PCC?

B: I love it here.

A: Do you like it better here or at PCC?

B: Don’t get me wrong. I like it here, but PCC is better.

A: So, why did you leave PCC?

B: Because I got my AA, and I’m now working towards my Bachelor’s Degree.

2.  Repeat

A: You’re new here, right?

B: Yes, I am new.

A: Is this your first semester?

B: I just transferred from another school.

A: What school did you transfer from?

B: I came here from PCC.

A: Do you like it here so far?

B: I am really enjoying it here so far.

A: Which is better, here or PCC?

B: I think PCC is a lot better than here.

A: Why didn’t you just stay at PCC?

B: I graduated, and now want to get a BA.

3.  Repeat

A: You must be new.

B: As a matter of fact, I am.

A: Have you just started college?

B: No. I transferred here from a different school.

A: What school?

B: I transferred here from PCC.

A: Do you like it here?

B: I really like it here so far.

A: Do you like it better here or at PCC?

B: I like PCC better.

A: If that’s the case, then why did you leave?

B: I graduated, and am working towards my next degree.

14. Transferring from another school

1.  Repeat

A: Are you new to this school?

B: Yes, I’m new.

A: Is this your first year in college?

B: I transferred from another school.

A: Where did you transfer from?

B: I was at PCC before.

A: Why did you transfer?

B: I was going to go here first, but my grades weren’t good enough.

A: Did you like it at PCC?

B: PCC is an incredible school.

A: Well, I wish you luck here.

B: I’m sure I’ll like it here.

2.  Repeat

A: Are you new here?

B: This is my first day here.

A: Are you a freshman in college?

B: I started school somewhere else.

A: What school did you transfer from?

B: I started at PCC.

A: What made you transfer?

B: My grades weren’t good enough to go here.

A: Did you like PCC?

B: I loved PCC.

A: Good luck here.

B: I’m excited to be here.

3.  Repeat

A: You’re new here, right?

B: Yes, I am.

A: Will this be your first year?

B: No, I transferred here.

A: What school did you come from?

B: I transferred from PCC.

A: Why’d you transfer here?

B: I wanted to attend this school originally, but my grades out of high school weren’t good enough.

A: Is PCC a good school?

B: PCC is great!

A: I hope you enjoy it here.

B: Thank you very much.

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