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October 25, 2015

Refining Their Dreams at Adelphi

by James Forkan

Apart from language difficulties and culture shock, the experiences of the transfer students from abroad are not unlike those of their American counterparts. They all have chosen a major and a course of action that they expect will bring them career success.

Here’s a look at a transfer student and one recent transfer alumna from this country whose shared objective is to do well academically en route to success in their chosen fields.

Cari Costa
Journalism Major
Transferred From Lasell College

Leela Riquelme ’15
Psychology Major
Transferred From SUNY Oneonta 

This piece appeared in the Fall 2015 Transfer Students Newsletter
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