The Stigma Around Community College
2021 Feb 0430m 33s
More than 40% of the nation’s college-aged students begin their academic careers at community college, according to the US Department of Education. Many people make comparisons between community colleges and “real” colleges, perpetuating the idea that a community college education is somehow less valid than one from a traditional four-year university. Community colleges have long been stigmatized and there will always be people who look down on community colleges and the students who attend them, but the truth is that the line between community college and “real” college is becoming more and more blurry. There are several reasons that community college may be right for you, and we will go through a few of them today! Thanks for listening, and be sure to follow us for more content like this!