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Smart Money: Students Save Big With Community College

Everyone knows community college tuition costs less than four-year colleges and universities. Community college tuition in California is cheaper by a country mile, for sure. While huge, college tuition savings are just the beginning of the money-saving good news. Housing costs, food costs, and parking costs all need to be factored in, as well, and…Continue Reading

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Campus living at community college. Some California community colleges, such as Columbia College in Sonora, California, have full-service adult living facilities right on campus. Studies show that campus living has a positive impact on student outcomes, and it’s as important as ever that they have a safe environment in which to thrive. California Student Housing…Continue Reading

College Application Deadlines: Missed Opportunity Turns Golden

College Application Deadlines: Missed Opportunity Turns Golden

Early Action. Early Decision. Regular Decision. Three phrases very familiar to high school seniors that all share at least one thing in common: deadlines. All three are types of deadlines for when applications for college admission are due. From mid-November through mid-January, the deadlines are here and gone in the blink of an eye, with…Continue Reading

Summer Academic Sessions Accelerate Opportunity

Summer Academic Sessions Accelerate Opportunity

In mid-April, many students begin the countdown to Summer break, with often only six weeks of classes left if they’re already in college, or less than two months left in the high school year. The big push for term papers, the crush of catch up homework, and the promise of a nice long Summer breather…Continue Reading

Why Choose a California Community College?

Why Choose a California Community College?

Why choose a California community college?  Well, there are many reasons, depending on who you are.  Because of its size and diversity, the California Community Colleges system has something for about anyone.  With 2.1 million students and 112 community colleges, it is the largest higher education system in the United States.  It offers programs for transfer to four…Continue Reading

Second Rate? California Community Colleges Fight Stereotypes

Second Rate? California Community Colleges Fight Stereotypes

Do you think that community colleges are just for students who can’t get in to four year universities?  Think again!  The truth is, community colleges provide high quality education for high quality students transferring to four year schools as well as for those earning professional and technical certifications. California community colleges in particular are a great…Continue Reading