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Most Helpful Review for Bakersfield College
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Adam from Bakersfield, CA
  • 8 out of 10 people found this review helpful

If you are a high school student who is planning on transferring here to Bakersfield College I would recommend that if you have a 3.5 cumulative gpa or higher that you immediately apply for the Presidential Scholarship that they offer in the financial aid office in addition to your fasfa and other scholarships of course. Last year BC had record enrollment and the Presidential scholarship allows you to have priority registration to make sure you get into the classes that you want as well as free tuition. Also if your parents make less than 20,000 I believe...

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  • Anonymous
  • Jun-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Overall, my experience has been positive. The professors are very helpful and cooperative, and I have learned a significant amount of information in every class. The disabled services staff is very helpful, as well.

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  • Chandler from Bakersfield, CA
  • Apr-10-2014 I am a current student here

    I've had some of the most amazing and intelligent professors at this school. The campus is very accessible and I've never had a problem finding a parking space. The quality of education for being a community college exceeded my expectations.

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  • Monique from Bakersfield, CA
  • Apr-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Sure its not the ideal college but it is very affordable. So far the three teachers I have had have been very nice and helpful. However, there really isn't a social atmosphere.

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  • Gayle from Bakersfield, CA
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Bakersfield College is a great school to start at. I have earned a lot from this school. My English has risen.

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  • Terrika from Tehachapi, CA
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    With their desire to accommodate student body needs, Bakersfield College surrounds its students with a positive environment for both educating and ensuring a quality experience through professors and making everlasting friendships. Stop on by and you'll find yourself intertwined with the luscious green campus and friendly staff and students. Don't be afraid of the large buildings; they're there for more opportunity to teach and welcome those interested in making a difference in the world.

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  • Margaret from Bakersfield, CA
  • Nov-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Many of the professors want their students to succeed. There are resources everywhere. This college has a good sense of community.

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  • Rebecca from Bakersfield, CA
  • Nov-18-2013 I am a current student here

    I find that Bakersfield College excels in the academic support it provides to it's students, and has a wide variety of degrees and training programs. There are an abundance of clubs on campus, and athletics with titles and championships. Lastly, there is a large student body with a variety of cultures, beliefs, and there has never been a problem within the student body.

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  • Susana from Bakersfield, CA
  • Nov-12-2013 I am a current student here

    Bakersfield college is looked down a lot many times which is why I think many people think bad about it. In reality it is a wonderful college that helps you grow and take on the world when you transfer. It is a great starting point for students.

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