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Chances are, you didn’t grow up wearing T-shirts and hats adorned with the mascot or logo of your local community college. Most people don’t grow up daydreaming about one day attending community college, but when the time comes to graduate, tons of collegiettes realize that it’s a better alternative for all kinds of reasons. If you had your heart set on your dream school and ended up in community college—or if you made the choice on your own from the get-go!—then you should read these reasons why community college is actually awesome.  1) Your wallet will be so much less empty  Whether they’...
Even as pre-collegiettes fantasizing about “the best four years of our lives,” we knew that not every class we signed up for would make our brains light up Jimmy-Neutron style. But we didn’t expect that some courses would be so mind-numbing their course goals should read: “To bore you out of your skull.” Oh, how we wish all of our classes were like these seven crazy ones, found at college campuses across the nation! Pop quiz: Are they A) unexpected, B) fascinating, C) super weird or D) all of the above? Let’s find out. 1. Food Science and Nutrition 201 – California Polytechnic State...
Having a terrible professor in college seems almost like a rite of passage. In many cases you can see bad professors coming a mile away, whether it’s from their 12-page syllabi or their pompous attitudes during the first week of class. While many collegiettes might choose to drop the class the minute they sense their professor will be a dud, some of us aren’t so lucky—sometimes we wait past the drop/add period, and other times the professor is teaching a required course and we just can’t avoid him or her. For those collegiettes who find themselves in this unfortunate situation, we’ve compiled...