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Dutchess Community College

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I am thrilled to be done with DCC.Quite BrightPsychology
I am thrilled to be done with DCC. It was a complete waste of time. The only thing it was good for was getting me into another school which I had already gotten into 2 years prior but was not prepared to go off on my own yet. If I could go back in time and make my decision again, Dutchess Community College would not even cross my mind. The teachers are mostly terrible (I had 2 good teachers in my 4 semesters), the advisement staff is useless and the students are not the friendliest. Nobody even bothers with one another cause everyone hates it just as much, so people just want to go to their classes, get shit done and get the hell out of that dreadful place. Only positive thing about DCC is their breakfast sandwiches.
2nd Year Female -- Class 2011
Campus Maintenance: A+, Useful Schoolwork: F
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I went to DCC for four years becauseBrightBusiness - Management and Administration
I went to DCC for four years because I changed my major after having a child. I graduated last May (2010) with a degree in Business Administration. I enjoyed my time at DCC because not only were the teachers friendly but they also genuinely made me feel like a paycheck was not their only reason for being there. I learned alot during my time here and was able to maintain a promotion to a supervisor position and care for my young son. The classes were flexible and my last semester I took both day and night classes and attened both the main and south (Wappingers Falls) campuses. The price was affordable and covered completely by my federal aid (I even got money back). There are many night clubs, bars etc. nearby but you do have to talk to people to find out where if you are not a local, which is hard to do because the highschool cliques transfer right into this college. The school is accredited and recognized by most as "Harvard on the Hudson" for the exceptional education they provide. I am no longer interested in working in the Business field (switched to medical) but it is a good degree to have to fall back on. Overall Dutchess is a great college for people who have a busy life already but want to get ahead.
4th Year Female -- Class 2010
Useful Schoolwork: A, Social Life: D-
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DCC is the most affordable SUNY Community CollegeBrightOther
DCC is the most affordable SUNY Community College in this area. It offers scholarships, financial aid, and other type of incentives to help you stay focused to obtain an Associates degree or to transfer to a four year University. I had little expectations when I first enrolled, but my experience as a non traditional student has been very satisfactory. Most Professors are professional, but it is also up to you to ensure good standards of education. Something to consider about DCC before enrolling is on transportation if the person does not have a car yet. The bus schedule is not so convenient, and there are no friendly sidewalks for pedestrians or cyclists. Another downside in my experience is in dealing with DCC Bookstore. Make sure you contact your professors about the books (as in making sure you use the one from the list or how much do you actually will use it). If you buy from them, double check the material you buy, and the material you received. Besides that, most of my experience with DCC has been rewarding.
1st Year Female -- Class 2012
Education Quality: A+, Surrounding City: C-
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