New law makes it easier for college students to avoid taking classes that won’t transfer

September 3, 2019 | The Texas Tribune

Victoria Tintori had three criteria in mind when applying to four-year universities: cost, distance from her family, and — most importantly — whether or not the school would take the 65 college credits she’d already accrued at Austin Community College.

When it came time to transfer, the 21-year-old psychology major from Dallas was deciding between Texas State University and St. Edward’s University. Her decision was made after St. Edward’s didn’t accept the two years of American Sign Language she’d taken as part of her foreign language credit.

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