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Con: AA before transfer

Completing the minimum and achieving more. When attending community college, transferring should always be the main goal, and the less time spent doing so...

Pro: Budget

Four-oh-one que? Bonds aren't just a topic in chemistry. It seems like the extent of most young people's knowledge of personal finance is that...

Tag! This college is it

Students hoping to transfer to a UC have a sure fire way with the Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) program. TAG has a 100 percent guaranteed...

Con: Required to play instrument

Learning to play a musical instrument should not be a college requirement for many reasons, including school budget and student interest. It is not realistic...

Helping take the next step forward

The average length to transfer or obtain an associate’s degree from a community college is about two to six years, however, there's a place...

Private school transfers dropping

Pierce College leads the district with overall transfer rates to public California institutions, however transfer rates to private and elite universities are low nationwide....

Con: Math as a GE

Unless a student chooses a STEM career, requiring an  Engineering, Math or  Science major , the  question becomes, "what are the odds the average...

Pro: Math as a GE

We use mathematics in our everyday lives more than we think we do. That is why math should be a mandatory part of students’...

Con: Math as a GE

On entering college, students should be allowed the freedom to focus on their strengths. Opting-out of math, with the knowledge that it will not...

General education an option

After 12 years of education on a broad range of topics, students are usually able to determine their academic strengths and weaknesses. Ideally, students...

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