Transfer Success Stories
September 2022 success story
Sa Lisa Thomas
Transfer School: CSU Dominguez Hills
University of Southern California (graduate school)
Transfer Major: Child Development
What term/year did you transfer? Spring 2009
Why did you choose Cerritos College to transfer?
It was known for being a good school, close to home, and away from all of my friends (less distraction).
What activities and/or program did you participate in at the university?
Undergrad: Internship at the Boys & Girls club
Grad school: Publicity Director of SHiEC (Students of Higher Education Counseling) Internships at a couple of local community colleges.
Words of wisdom for future transfer students:
Stay focused, ask for help, and be encouraged. It is only for a little while and the payoff is great! You can achieve all that you wish and more.
Career and future goals:
I now and have been working in higher education as a counselor. I went to USC for graduate school in counseling and hopefully, will continue my education for a doctorate. I plan to continue helping students achieve their dreams through working in higher education in any capacity.