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What factors should I consider when deciding whether to attend a community college or a four-year university?

I've been contemplating the option of attending a community college before transferring to a four-year university. I understand that there can be financial and academic benefits to this approach, but I'm also aware that it might not be the best fit for everyone.

I have a few questions about the factors I should consider when deciding whether to attend community college or go straight to a four-year institution: How do the academic offerings and resources at community colleges generally compare to those at four-year universities? What are the financial implications of starting at a community college? And, how might attending community college first impact my social and extracurricular experiences compared to going directly to a four-year university?

I'd really appreciate any advice or insights you all could share to help me make an informed decision about my college path. Thanks so much!

a year ago

Consider factors such as academic offerings, class sizes, cost, transferability of credits, campus environment, and extracurricular opportunities. Evaluate your priorities and goals to determine the best fit. It's also helpful to visit campuses and speak with current students or advisors

a year ago

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