Transitional Countless numbers of college freshman transfer out after their first year of studies. Many return, some don't. Unfortunately, many of these students felt displaced and found that their expectations were not met by the university they attended. Attending community school gives students the opportunity to earn college credit while taking the time to select the 4-year institution that is right for them. Because there is little financial investment, most students
In the article “Two Years Are Better Than Four” author Liz Addison writes about how community college is a forgotten option for many students in America, and that it is not well advertised like the universities are. She writes about how community college is a great option for students
Things Should Students Know about Community College’s Life: Read, Search, and Look Do you ever think that community college is similar to high school? Do you feel community college is easier than high school? Does it seems to you that it won’t be any rules to adhere to? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you will be in a big trouble. Students used to come to a community college after they finished their high school without knowing anything about college’s life; it has rules and regulations that should be looking for before starting it. Also, there are lots of things that students don’t know about them in the community college; especially in their first year.
I'm attending El Paso Community College to start off my education. My ambition is to be the first one in my family to be a college graduate. Gain a level of independence, there is still much for me to learn not only in school but in the real world
Community Colleges offer exceptional opportunities to students as a great layout is given when attending at any given time. As students graduate high school and transition into the real world, many times struggles are presented as they are not yet prepared to be on their own. Community colleges serve as the foundation and stepping stone for young adults and returning adults to have a feel of what bigger colleges have to offer. Returning adults are just as equal to experience what young adults do when presented with a new setting
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 people choose a university because they think that community college is only for those who can’t get into a university, but that is not true. We will discuss the similarities and differences in a community college and a university throughout this
Students beginning their higher education at a community college have a breadth of accessible opportunities at their fingertips. Community college is a smart option for persons seeking a quality education at a lower price, it is an invaluable stepping stone to attending a 4 year university, and it provides an
On wednesday at my internship was a very important day, because I got to go into the field and instead of go to the agency with went out into the field. That day I went to a place with some body of the agency and I saw the process of how they recruit the young participant to join the program. Which I think it's a good way to reach out to this participants, because as young participant they most of the time won't be interested until somebody reach them to help the participants.is a speciall internship becaouse is very important this is a good story to tell.It was really interesting to see the agancy from another perspective. Chapter 11 on the book the human services internship, it explained how as a professional and as a person that is learning,
Attending a community college usually makes people cringe. It is not the first pick of an average high school student. Community colleges are hardly ever advertised however, the traditional four-year schools are. Throughout all four years of high school the word university is drilled into student brains so exploring the idea of attending a community college does not stand a chance. The football and basketball teams, the sororities and fraternities, to having the bragging rights for attending a well-known university is what students imagine when going to college. Even though students transfer from community colleges into four-year schools, the idea of attending community college is perceived to be the easy way out or a lack of effort. In the
As a natural born resident of the City of Long Branch, I personally have gone to admire and appreciate the level of professionalism in our police officers in which govern our community. I have ultimately come to understand this high standard of professionalism and leadership has been properly groomed over generations. Thus, in my closing year at Saint Peter’s University in a concentration of criminal justice, I have taken significant interest in applying directly to Long Branch Police Department.
College Dropouts Do you ever wonder why students drop out of community colleges? Each year 30% of students drop out of college. The transition from high school to college is very interesting and some people are not ready to go straight to college right after high school. Just a couple months
After a hectic first semester at the community college, I began to find myself. I realized that the four-year university I wanted to attend initially, would have not been a good fit for me. Being part of different student organizations and creating connections with my professors at the community college is what helped me find what I was really looking for. I wanted a place where I felt like I mattered and not a school with fifty thousand students where I would just feel like a number. The additional semester I got to stay home, I was able to do more research and find a university where I would fit in and connect with.
2. I am transferring for a variety of reasons. The most important reason is that I'm not happy where I am at right now. College is talked about as a place where you'll have to work hard, but also as a place where you'll have fun and experience new things and
My biggest reason as to why I wish to transfer is that I simply wish to continue my education. The school I am currently attending only offers degrees up to an associates and after this year I will have attended for five semesters. However, at the end of this year I will not graduate with an associates but that was my intention from the beginning. The reason why I wanted to start off at a community college was so I could have a chance to discover exactly what career I wanted to go into and what would best suit me and these past two years have helped me to do so. I have decided to apply as a biology major with a focus in medical. My objective of attending a four year school is to graduate with my bachelors and then attend graduate school to
The internship started off in the month of September with my reading of Pennsylvania: A History of the Commonwealth written by Randall Miller and William Pencak. This book gave me a background in the history of Pennsylvania, from early Native Americans through the twentieth century. In addition, it discussed the