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    Hang ups cause students to stay in school longer

    Students are choosing to stay an extra semester, year or even two years at Queens College; longer than the expected four years it usually takes to obtain a degree. Part of the reason for the extended stay is that students are part of the last group to choose classes during registration and then have to wait for their financial aid and credits to go through. Many of them are transfer students that come from SUNY and private schools. Christine Gangpat, junior transfer student from John Jay, argues that dealing with administration contributes to the setback. “It’s actually mostly over the phone that I had a problem. I tried calling and…