California transfer plan helps, but not much

California community college students still have trouble transferring credits to state universities, despite a plan to streamline transfers.

Earning credits is a challenge, complains an honors student who hopes to transfer to Berkeley to earn a neuroscience degree. She can’t get into the science classes she needs at her community college.

Some students graduate with too many credits, paying in time and money for poor advising, poorly structured programs and unclear transfer policies.

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