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Welcome to the BCC Transfer & Career Information Center

The Transfer & Career Information Center is a resource to help you identify your major, plan your career, and/or select a transfer institution. This website contains information on the services provided by the center and by the college to support your transfer. Check the Transfer & Career Information Center Calendar regularly for college representative visits & workshops scheduled. For more information, contact Center Coordinator Paula Coil at (510) 981-2811, or pcoil@peralta.edu. Center hours are generally 8am-5pm, M-F. Lunch hour varies. If you need to schedule an appointment, or cannot make it to the center during regular business hours, please contact Center Coordinator, Paula Coil.

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Starting Point

Starting Point Mentor Program (SPMP) makes UC Berkeley more accessible to community college students. Berkeley City College students are paired with UCB students who transfered from community college; SPMP allows students to ask about and experience the campus. To apply to Starting Point, click on this link and access the on-line application: SPMP Mentee Application. To contact Starting Point directly, call (510) 642-4257, UCB Transfer, Reentry & Student Parent Center or email – startingpoint@berkeley.edu  or ucbstartingpoint@gmail.com.

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Explore Your Major

Assist.org is a powerful tool that links information from California Community Colleges, California State Universities, and the University of California system. It is an excellent resource for researching academic majors and university options. You are always welcome to drop-in to the Transfer & Career Information Center to do research and exploration, as well as accessing Assist on your own.

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Do You Plan to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree?

These two documents provide information on earning your bachelor’s degree:

 

Watch a video explaining the transfer process which was presented at a workshop given by Transfer Coordinator, Paula Coil.  The two pdf files listed above are discussed in the video. To view this video in another language, you must use the Google Chrome browser and watch this video on the YouTube site.

 

Many thanks to Hannah Chauvet, Multimedia Arts instructor, and her students for production of this video.

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Personal Statements

Many college and university applications will require a personal statement essay. The following tips are from BCC Sociology Instuctor Dr. Linda McAllister. She has extensive experience reading statements for undergraduate and graduate admissions. Tips for Writing the Personal Statement (pdf)

 

 

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