Transfer to CalTech - College Confidential

While I still have some thoughts about transferring to Caltech - which is why I'm posting in these threads in the first place, I still spend most of my time on other things.

Is it harder to transfer to Caltech after sophomore year than ..

to transfer to Caltech upon completion of their junior year

I think I'll transfer to Caltech

Caltech invites students from a selected group of Liberal Arts Colleges to transfer to Caltech upon completion of their junior year. After two years in residence at Caltech, and the successful completion of our requirements, 3/2 students will be granted a Bachelor of Science degree from Caltech and a second bachelor's degree from their Liberal Arts College. Students may transfer into any of the Caltech options (majors) listed below [two sentences have been deleted from this excerpt in view of the Electrical Engineering program having been made accessible under 3/2 programs as of 1999].

Transfer to Caltech; Cosmic-Ray Researches

When Martin started attending the University of Chicago, in 1932, his plan was totransfer to Caltech, in Pasadena, CA, after two years, to study physics. However,as result of his growing interest in philosophy, he ended up staying in Chicagoto pursue that instead.

Is everyone overreacting and are you ready to transfer to CalTech
I know someone who was de facto kicked out of Harvard due to some conflict with his advisers, though he was later able to transfer to Caltech.

Just for fun I attended a Caltech tour about 2 months ago or so

The Glendale native, who currently has a 4.0 grade point average, said that he harbors a life-long fascination with how things function. He hopes to transfer to Caltech and major in engineering and physics, and credits Glendale Community College professor Rick Guglielmino as someone who has motivated him to work hard.

I transferred to Caltech after graduating from community college. The math exam lasted 4 hours and had 6 problems, but you only had to choose 5 of them to do.

Applying to Caltech as transfer !!!

I am a native of Lahore, Pakistan. Like all good South Asian young men, I came to the US as an engineering student. I went to Ohio Wesleyan Universiy, which had a transfer program with the California Institute of Technology. However, Ohio Weslayan is a liberal arts school and that meant I had to take courses in subjects other than Physics, Chemistry and Math. That was how I took a couple of courses in Sociology and Cultural Anthropology and really liked them. In fact, when it came time to transfer to CalTech, I decided to change my major and become a Sociology student. Two semesters of electronics were also instrumental in this decision. Hats off to those who can do this stuff.

When Martin started attending the University of Chicago, in 1932, his plan was to transfer to Caltech, in Pasadena, CA, after two years, to study physics

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Where else did you apply?: Accepted at Columbia and Caltech. Since Columbia is binding that's were he will go. May try to transfer to Caltech after freshman year. Wrote a letter to coach to keep options open.