Community colleges are attractive to many students as they provide a relatively low-cost education close to home. CC grads are typically awarded an associate's degree and have the opportunity to transfer to a four-year college for a bachelor's.
However, the community college experience isn't without its drawbacks; it usually entails fewer resources and less structure than the average four-year college experience. A disproportionate number of CC students drop-out before they graduate.
- Identify resources.
- Start assignments early.
- Take the “student success” course.
- Make friends.
- Meet with professors.
- Accept feedback.
- Don’t quit.
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