Transfer Week Spotlight: Sergio Rodriguez-Lopez

Sergio Rodriguez-Lopez

Transferred from: Scott Community College
Transferred to: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Majoring in: Mechanical Engineering

Where did you transfer to and what is your major?

I transferred to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. My major is Mechanical Engineering.

If you’ve graduated with your bachelor’s what are you doing now?

I have not graduated yet. Currently I am working for Keysight Technologies full-time and attending classes as a full-time student.

What’s been the best part about your transfer experience?

The best part about my transfer experience was being in a new
environment with new challenges to conquer.

What were you nervous about and how did you overcome those nerves?

I was nervous that I was not going to enjoy the university I transferred to. I found out that it was a good university the minute I arrived on campus.

What tips or advice do you have for other students interested in transferring?

Start looking at universities you would like to transfer to immediately and do some research on the pros and cons of each to narrow down your choices. Make sure to look at all transfer requirements, scholarship opportunities for transfer students, and most importantly, go visit different campuses! Trust me, it makes a huge difference visiting a campus physically rather than virtually!

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