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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for College of the Desert
  • Category: In three sentences
  • Review by: Courtney from Cathedral City, CA
  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful

it's very laid back and easy going. the students come from all different backgrounds of life. you learn a lot from the time your there.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: in 3 Sentences
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  • Katie from Palm Desert, CA
  • Oct-09-2014 I am a current student here

    The classes and school in general are very crowded and understaffed. Some of the professors are excellent with extensive knowledge of their subject and an impressive career history; others will leave you questioning the qualifications needed to teach there. Overall, no better or worse than the average California community college.

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  • Sara from Palm Desert, CA
  • Jun-27-2014 I am a past student here

    College of the Desert had a lot of helpful professors and staff, you just have to know where to look. Some professors make the class too easy though, and I feel like that's not preparing us for University. It's great for people who need certifications, nursing, and even an AA degree.

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  • Alexandra from Palm Desert, CA
  • May-14-2014 I am a current student here

    This college provides excellent programs for students looking to transfer. This college provides outstanding programs for undergraduate students majoring in the communications program. This college is a well rounded institution for all of those who attend.

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  • Jose from Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • Apr-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The school is pretty cool, the faculty is cool as well. Although the staff is excellent, the classes are hard to get. Overall the classes are easy and the programs are excellent.

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  • Alejandro from Indio, CA
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    the college of the desert has many to offer. the most important are in the math and sicence department. many great proffessor willing to help a fellow student out in which they are majoring.

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  • Christian from Cathedral City, CA
  • Jan-30-2014 I am a current student here

    Academics are of the utmost important at this community college. Although at time it seems as if this college really lets you down in the registration category. College overall has a great academic environment.

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  • Tanya from LA Quinta, CA
  • Jan-11-2014 I am a current student here

    College of the Desert is a community college located in beautiful Palm Desert. The campus has been undergoing some new renovations, and in my option the campus looks gorgeous. Students are very nice and courteous towards others. I plan on transferring and to be honest I have saved so much more money than some of my classmates that attended 4 year universities .

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  • Michael from La Quinta, CA
  • Dec-24-2013 I am a current student here

    College of the Desert is taking strives toward success in many areas, modernising of the campus is currently being completed to give the institution a fresh new look, and atmosphere.

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  • Omar from Coachella, CA
  • Oct-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Its my first year at COD (College Of the Desert), and I believed is a wonderful college to learn and live the college experience. Also, give us the opportunity to know what to do if we want to transfer to another college of universities of the state. At last but not least, it help us with the financial aid and scholarships.

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