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Academic Rigor
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Bang for the buck
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Most Helpful Review for Diablo Valley College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Shawn Steven from Antioch, CA
  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful

Diablo Valley College has a variety of great professors that know what they are teaching. If you are focusing on a certain subject, DVC has the professors that you are looking for.

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  • Oct-26-2014 I am a current student here

    Going to DVC was a great transition from high school to college. The comfortable environment makes going to classes enjoyable. The students and staff are all very welcoming and you'll feel right at home!

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  • Jingjingbelle
  • Mar-29-2014 I am a current student here

    The sun always greets Diablo Valley College without fail in the morning, with a biting cold that dissipates quickly by 11. The students are typically quiet, coming to class on time, doing the expected amount of work, and leaving without much to say. Teachers tell us what they expect from us, when they expect things to be done, and give us a too bad, so sad if we're unable to deliver, pretty much what is expected from attending a community college.

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  • Cole from Clayton, CA
  • Feb-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Diablo Valley College is one of the best environments I've had the opportunity to study at. Students from all across the Bay Area come to attend this campus and all of these students are eager and willing to learn. From the two years I have attended this college, all of my classes have been fantastic and everyone of my professors has been excellent.

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  • Anonymous from CA
  • Feb-16-2014 I am a current student here

    DVC has great academic programs. Their wide range of class choices gives you the opportunity to explore what you want as a major and figure out what you truly enjoy studying. The campus is fairly small, so it's easy to navigate and become familiar with.

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  • George from Pleasant Hill, CA
  • Feb-15-2014 I am a current student here

    DVC is a great school with a huge variety of classes, great professors, small class sizes and a diverse student body. There are so many opportunities to take courses that interest you. The campus is large for a community college so parking can be difficult at the beginning of the semester.

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  • Stephanie from Concord, CA
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a current student here

    There are lots of professors who have professional experience in their field. Class sizes are relatively small. Taking PE classes is a fantastic substitute for going to the gym.

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  • Jose from Richmond, CA
  • Jan-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Incredibly diverse with national and international students. Wonderful counselors with loads of experience and willingness to help. Plenty of highly qualified instructors who sometimes teach simultaneously at another 4 year university and DVC.

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  • KRYS
  • Jan-26-2014 I am a current student here

    At DVC you get the experience and education of a university for the price of a community college. Staffed with wonderful, highly educated professors who are passionate about the subjects they teach you won't regret attending this college.

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  • Barry from Oakland, CA
  • Jan-25-2014 I am a current student here

    Diablo Valley College professors strive to educate their students and help them improve their lives. I have not encountered a single professor who does not try to engage their students. The only problem with the school is that many of the students are not invested in the school or their education.

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  • Francesca from Moraga, CA
  • Jan-19-2014 I am a past student here

    DVC provided a good way to get general education requirements out of the way. It was good at first but now the school seems a little too crowded. I am glad that I was able to get stuff done over there and over with.

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