Frequently Asked Questions

Sometimes things happen in your life that throw you off track, or maybe you never found the right track to begin with. This happens all the time to all types of people in the United States. People from all backgrounds may one day find themselves at a point where they don’t know what to do or where to go next. Getting an education is the key to your future and […]

Are you wondering how long can you go to a community college for? I’m sure we have all heard the stories about students staying at community college for several years and never making it out. Thankfully, that is just an extreme. Most students will transfer from community college after two years. However, you can attend community college as long as you want. If you want to go for one year, […]

Have you decided on going to community college? Are you wondering how to get into a community college? Well, the process is pretty much the same for everyone. Unless, you are applying to community college honors programs, the requirements slightly differ. First off, most community college admissions require that you are 18 years of age and have a high school degree. There are ways around this, but you should at […]

When I first started promoting this site back in 2010, I had spent a lot of time on twitter. Unfortunately, if you search for the term “community college” on twitter, there are a lot of people that do hate on community college. Initially, it really bothered me that so many people hate on community college. Then, it became funny to me… I read a tweet by a freshman girl who […]

Are you planning on attending community college? Smart move, but are you worried about how much does community college cost? Obviously, it is a lot cheaper than going to a 4-year college. Yet, I totally understand wanting to know the actual costs so I decided to write this post. In this post, we will consider how much community college costs in regards to tuition, living and other general expenses. It […]

Can’t decide whether you’re going to spend your first year of higher education at community college or university? You know that community college can be a smart option, but you might be concerned about giving up a great college experience because of the idea that community college will not have the same social life and party scene as a university. You might think that you will get stuck at community […]

Community colleges are 2-year degree institutions. They offer associates degrees and the opportunity to transfer to NYU, UPenn, Harvard and other top universities. But, you might be wondering, how long does it take to transfer from community college? In this post, you’ll get an idea of how long it usually takes to transfer from community college. Additionally, I’ll share with you some insight about finishing in one year, two years or […]

Does everyone get into community college? It is supposed to be really easy right? Not exactly. Community colleges are great 2-year options for students to transfer to 4-year-colleges, including Ivy League and Tier 1 schools. However, they are still colleges that require an admissions decision, rejected or accepted. In most cases, you will not be rejected from community college as you would at top universities. Instead, you will be considered ineligible due […]

Despite offering tremendous opportunity, community colleges everywhere still catch a bad reputation. But, why does community college have a bad reputation? At first glance, it’s because of students who are ungrateful and complain a lot! College is always going to be what you make it. That’s never going to change. You can attend a top ranked, Ivy League university like Cornell University and if you don’t make the best of […]

Before reading this post, keep in mind that there are several factors, like injury, work, or family duties, that can alter how many semesters you should ideally complete at community college, so don’t be too quick to worry about the average. However, if none of these factors affect you, read on and learn about the most common community college route. The majority of students will take two years to transfer […]

Community college admissions requirements are pretty standard regardless of where you’re applying. From community colleges in New York to community colleges in California, there is an “open door” policy which means that almost everyone is eligible to study at the college (as long as you meet these requirements). Once you’re accepted into community college, you can pursue an associates degree and transfer to a 4 year college. If you take the proper […]

What to expect at community college orientation? They are an excellent opportunity to learn more about they community college you’ll be attending. As a new student, you’ll see that going to your community college orientation is highly beneficial to your college experience. In fact, it could completely change how you experience community college, but I’ll get to that story in another post (or you can see how community college orientation […]

Many community college students, and indeed, college students in general, enter their secondary education with little idea of the path that lies ahead. Although most have a general idea of what they like and dislike where academia is concerned, they have no real concept of how that will translate into major study, and ultimately, a career path. However, there are a select few who enter the college experience knowing exactly […]

Would you like to community college transfer to Ivy League or Tier One? Becoming a community college transfer to prestigious universities is a worthwhile dream. But, can it really be done? Is it actually possible for you? Let’s face it, not everyone can get into Ivy League schools from high school. Which raises the question, if you go to community college for 2 years, would there be a chance to transfer to Ivy League? […]

When asked to describe the skills required for a job in architecture, several may come to mind. For example, architects must have both creative and technical skill sets. The occupation calls for individuals that can not only operate under the engineering principles needed for practical applications, such as accounting for load-bearing frames and drawing schematics, but also apply a level of artistry that overlays the basic functionality of the structure […]

Ivy League Schools That Accept Transfer Students From 2 Year & 4 Year Colleges

While attending community college, it is important to continuously consider which university to transfer to. Are you thinking of transferring to an Ivy League university, but not quite sure if it’s possible? Or have you never even considered the possibility? Many community college students overlook this option, so it is helpful to know that you can transfer from community college to Ivy League universities. In fact, hundreds of students succeed in transferring every […]

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How to Enroll in Community College that’s Fast and Practically Free

One great benefit about community college is that the enrollment process can be very quick and efficient. After you learn how to enroll in community college, you can take steps to make your whole community college education there practically free. Attending a community college and completing an associates degree there has a very real chance of changing your life and changing your future opportunities, see proof here. Community colleges typically equip their students […]

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Why Go to Community College Then Transfer to University

These days, more high school students are choosing to go to community college then transfer to university. Because of this trend, it seems that going to community college first has lost some of the stigma it used to have with recent graduates, since even sharp, academically solid students are going to community college first. If you’re on the fence about whether or not to follow this trend, here are just […]

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Difference Between Junior College and Community College?

So you might be wondering: Is There a Difference between Junior College and Community College? If you’ve ever heard the term “junior college” the context has probably been such that it was used in place of the term “community college”. These days the two terms are often taken to mean the same thing, just as “college” and “university” are generally considered to be interchangeable terms for the same type of […]

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What Class Should I Take In Community College To Transfer Easy?

“What Classes Should I Take In Community College?” Actually, that’s incorrect grammar, but I wrote it anyways because that’s what most people end up searching for on google. But, without any further delay, this post will help you when thinking about Which Classes To Take In Community College To Transfer Successfully… Don’t Underestimate Community College! You might think that community college is going to be some kind of cakewalk where […]

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