The book will answer several questions on the minds of high school seniors who want to apply to their local community colleges but are uncertain about opportunities and advantages that a community college education might offer them.
Melville explains the benefits of going to community college and what prospective students need to know about the experience. She argues that going to community college and transferring to a four year school is a great way to cut costs and find more educational flexibility. She offers tips on successful program construction, getting financial aid, where to transfer, and how to get into the top schools. A final chapter focuses on career planning and thinking about employment. She also provides a resource guide to financial aid and other resources. M
Suggests ways students can make the most of their time in community college and ease their transfer to a four-year institution or job.