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Most Helpful Review for Cuesta College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jacob from Atascadero, CA
  • 6 out of 6 people found this review helpful

Cuesta College is one of the top community colleges in California, located just outside of Beautiful San Luis Obispo, CA. If you are interested in Nursing, Music and the Arts, History, or Engineering, Cuesta college is a great great place to start your college career!!! I have had the luck to spend a year singing at Cuesta under the direction of John Knutson and Dr. Jill Anderson. They have a wealth of knowledge and skill in their areas. I also have had the chance to take History Classes at Cuesta with some top teachers. The US...

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  • Emily from Templeton, CA
  • Oct-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Cuesta college is a beautiful junior college located on the central coast of California. The location could not be more perfect, people are friendly, and the staff has been great. This is the kind of campus where the teachers want you to succeed, they are willing to help, and most of them seem to have a real passion for teaching.

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  • Patrick from Arroyo Grande, CA
  • Oct-03-2014 I am a current student here

    It is an average 2 year school. The campus is alright but not the best, and there are not many extra curricular activities. There is not much social life or things going on at Cuesta, not many people seem to want to be there.

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  • Darrelle from Atascadero, CA
  • Aug-09-2014 I am a current student here

    This is a great college to start your higher education career before moving on to a 4 year college or out into the work force.

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  • Julia from Woodland Hills, CA
  • Apr-24-2014 I am a current student here

    Cuesta College has shaped the woman I have hoped to become. With small class sizes, a beautiful campus, and caring staff I've never felt more comfortable in a place of learning. I am going to miss Cuesta College.

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  • Lisi from Boulder Creek, CA
  • Mar-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Cuesta College is a beautiful campus which offers a wide range of classes for students who are looking for a cheap option to complete their undergraduate course work. Both, teachers and students create a safe and fun learning environment for one another. The classes challenge you to put forth your best effort in order to prepare you to transfer to a four year university where you can then achieve a degree in your field of interest and pursue your career of choice.

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  • Leah from Grover Beach, CA
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Cuesta is a great way to transition from high school to a university. The instructors are enthusiastic about what they teach, making up for the we're not in high school anymore mentality. As far as city colleges go, you're lucky to have this learning opportunity.

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  • Student from Atascadero, CA
  • Oct-14-2013 I am a current student here

    As a single mother of four children, age 37 I have found returning to college quite challenging. I will say that I am happy where I am in school, I am enjoying the classes I am taking and really feel determined to get to my long term goal.

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  • Brigitte from Los Osos, CA
  • Jul-04-2013 I am a current student here

    A school that feels welcoming. Class options are very low for those with full time jobs, but there are a decent amount of Distance Education classes available. A great school!

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  • Isabel from Shandon, CA
  • Mar-28-2013 I am a current student here

    Great College! I would recommend it to anyone. It is a small campus with amazing teachers and students.

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