The Pros and Cons of Attending Community College

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Name one way a community college can be an advantage to students.

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1. What is the name of the group of courses taken prior to transferring to a university?

2. How much longer does a transfer student take to complete his/her bachelor's degree than a student who began at the university?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Choosing to attend a community college can be a sound decision, but it can also have drawbacks. This quiz tests you on those pros and cons.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This community college quiz tests your ability to:

  • Identify a benefit of community college
  • Recall the name for courses students may take before transferring to a university
  • Remember how long it takes both a transfer student and a student who started at a university to finish his or her bachelor's degree
  • Recognize an feature available at a university that might not be available at a community college
  • Understand what following a non-degree seeking program might mean for community college students

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information found in the lesson on community college pros and cons
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you have acquired about attending community college
  • Knowledge application - use this information to answer a series of questions regarding the advantages and/or amenities of community colleges and universities

Additional Learning

The lesson titled The Pros and Cons of Attending Community College can teach you more about the topic. It covers the following objectives:

  • Examine the financial costs related to attending community college and universities
  • Explore the topic of transferring credits
  • Compare the class sizes and college experiences found at community colleges and universities
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