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Glendale Community College

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It's a community collegeDec 28 2010Other
It's a community college.

The difference between going in prepared and going in unprepared is how you do on the placement tests and how much extra money, time, and effort it takes you to catch up taking "remedial classes" that don't count toward your degree. Having Calculus in high school means one or maybe two math courses, not passing Algebra means a string of 4 or 5 classes in math.

The good news is--if that's you--the courses are there, the instructors are usually pretty good, tutoring is available, and you can--if you make the effort--catch up for less money than doing the same at a 4-year university.

The bad news is you will pay per credit hour for what you should have learned in high school...

This is really where you go if you slacked off in high school and really want a bachelor's now.
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