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Oakton Community College

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Oakton Community College Nursing program is highly selectiveQuite BrightNursing
Oakton Community College Nursing program is highly selective and a limited enrollment program. The nurses who graduate from this (#5 rated nursing program in the State of Illinois) pass boards/NCLEX at 92-99% (above state average.). Oakton nurses are in high demand, recognized by hiring managers as very well prepared for the bedside or in any other nursing role.(Anyone that posts differently probably flunked out of the program. Oakton Nursing does not play. They "churn out" great nurses.)
2nd Year Female -- Class 2019
University Resource Use/ spending: A+, Education Quality: A
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First off, Im 27 years old, and IQuite BrightAccounting
First off, Im 27 years old, and I live in Chicago. I had searched for a college with an wide range accounting department -mostly for a bookkeeping certificate, and I found Oakton, which doesnt just offer bookkeeping certification, but other accounting certifications, with a tuition that was affordable. The teachers in the accounting department are amazing, in my opinion. They really take their job seriously and want you to learn. I already work in accounting, so I was worried that I wouldnt be challenged, but I was wrong! They come up with research projects that really make you think and challenge yourself. I loved it! Every teacher I had were all super nice and willing to help out anytime. Their online library/resource center is amazing, (if you know how to use it). Separate topic, my financial adviser was more than helpful! All in all, I had a great experience there, I learned a lot, and I never felt I wasted my time or money going there. I did evening classes as a continuing education adult, so my classes were widely ranged from ages 20 years old even up to 50+. I never saw any drama, and the lake on campus at the Des Plaines campus is beautiful to look at on a break. I also did not participate in extra-curricular activities, so I cant vouch for those, but I always passed by the extra-curricular activities bulletin board & there always seemed to be something going on, may that be a sports game, or a play, or even a masquerade ball! I would recommend this school.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2013
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: B-
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This is a pretty typical community college exceptBrightPreLaw and Legal
This is a pretty typical community college except for the terrible management. Teachers are generally friendly and if not great they do "try". The school administration is so awful they actually impede your progress and most have no idea how to do their jobs. Advising, Financial, Credit transfer and just about most any typical run-of-the-mill college type business is ALWAYS slow, flawed and incompetent. Nothing will ever be done right, even after multiple attempts and requests. Management is on vacation 24/7 365 days a year so don't bother asking for help, the answer is always "duh, I dunno".
1st Year Male -- Class 2013
Faculty Accessibility: A, Useful Schoolwork: F
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