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USC gets it: Transfer students are an asset to the state's universities

USC gets it: Transfer students are an asset to the state's universities

To the editor: The model identified in the cover story on USC and transfer students should be the basis for all universities within California’s post-secondary education system. (“Most private colleges take very few transfers. At USC, about 1,500 get a spot each year,” June 5)

California has developed a community college system that allows for everyone (not just low-income students) to tick off many of the lower division credits necessary for an undergraduate degree. What is the benefit of having such a system if universities don’t want to focus on transfer...

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