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Ligao Community College

9-24-13 Go To Community College After graduating high school a lot of people do not know what their next step in life will be. Some struggle between deciding to go straight into the workforce, joining the military, or continuing their education by going to college. The average person chooses college as their next step. A common issue about going to college is whether to go to a two-year college/community college or straight into a four-year university. I think community college is the smarter and...

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Community College- Free or Not Free?

2nd 2010 Cassandra Shellhorn Community College- Free or Not Free? Life is full of obstacles which starts out on an easy level but only becomes harder the further on down. Because of the obstacle turning meticulous, people eventually crave to attend college to pursue an education; young adult, middle aged, or over middle aged adults. The reason people are inspired to attend college is that the job industries are wanting people with degrees over people with...

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History of Community Colleges

Community colleges have become a vital part of higher education system. Many events have contributed to the development and continued growth of American community colleges. Their history dates back to the early twentieth century, and largely came about due to the need for workers to operate the nations expanding industries. In addition there was also an increased pressure on the nation’s school system to fix any social issues or problems that were occurring; such as merging ethic lines, unemployment...

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Community College Concept Paper

Comp. II 11th Feb. 2013 Mr. Wilson Concept of Community College: Then and Now Joliet Junior College, opened in 1901, is thought to be the first continuously operating public community college in the United States. By 1998 there were 1,600 community colleges across all 50 states. Since their creation at the turn of the twentieth century, community colleges have provided pathways to higher education. It is an undisputable fact the community colleges have consistently increased their enrollment and...

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Community College Students

Rodriguez Professor Fouquette English 60 MW 2 April 15, 2013 Community College Often times, community college students are depicted by the public and the media as “not smart enough” or “not capable.” For example, just recently I was at Barnes and Noble and as I was looking for a book the sales associate approached me. She asked me if I needed help then asked me what school I attended, when I told her that I go to Fullerton College her attitude changed. She asked me if I didn’t go to a four year...

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Community College Argument

Save Money on Tuition Attending community college before completing your bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution can save you a sizable chunk of change. Tuition and fees at public community colleges average less than half of those at public four-year colleges and about one-tenth of those at private four-year colleges, according to the American Association of Community Colleges. “I think my student loan was at least half of what I would have paid otherwise,” O’Brien says. Save Money by...

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Community College or University?

Choosing a college or deciding to even go to college is one of the most stressful things that we have had to do in our lives so far. This is especially stressful when you don’t have the money to pay for college or don’t know what you want to major in. College is very expensive and the costs add up quickly. Community college is less expensive and is not much different than a university. You can start majoring in something in a community college and then transfer your credits to a university. Many...

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The Benefits of Community College

“What’s the Matter with College?” piece. Addison is an advocate of the American community college system, which enabled her to reach her own goals of becoming a veterinarian student. Perlstein’s piece is a nostalgic description of what the four-year college experience used to entail for students, as he laments over the days where “pretentious reading lists was all it took to lift a child from suburbia” and when college “really mattered.” Addison argues that the community college offers a refuge that...

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Four Year Colleges vs. Community Colleges

Four Year Colleges vs. Community Colleges Breakthrough Collaborative Five Year Goal: 85% of students enter four year colleges or universities. Why does Breakthrough emphasize four year colleges and universities? Should Breakthrough programs steer students to use community colleges as “stepping stones” toward bachelor’s degrees? Would community colleges be cheaper for students? Does it matter where students start their post‐secondary educations, as long as they end up with bachelor’s degrees...

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Community College over Four Year

Policy Speech Outline Why you should start at a junior college. Introduction: Attention Getter: Everyone in this class has one thing in common. Not only are we all students, or college students. We all attend COC. Every one of us is a student at a junior college. Credibility: Senior year of high school I was accepted to multiple four-year schools so I spent months researching whether a junior college or a four-year college was right for me. Central idea (Thesis): it’s been a great debate...

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