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Academic Rigor
3.7333
Dorm Life
1.6667
Food and Dining
4.0732
Bang for the buck
4.7188
Clubs and Activities
4.6111
Greek Life
1.0000
Campus Safety
4.7241
Most Helpful Review for Elgin Community College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Alaina from Elgin, IL
  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful

ECC has such a great variety of classes, there's pretty much something for everyone. In my experience, the teachers are easily contacted, and very knowledgeable about their subjects.

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  • Michelle
  • Apr-23-2014 I am a current student here

    So far I have enjoyed my experience at ECC. I previously got an AS degree at McHenry Community College, and comparatively ECC is much more preferable. They offer more services and programs.

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  • MG from South Elgin, IL
  • Apr-06-2014 I am a current student here

    It's a good place to save money and take your pre-requisite classes. It's also good if you are interested in a certificate program like cooking or auto mechanics. It's kind of a hit and miss on the teachers. Some are good some are not.

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  • student
  • Mar-02-2014 I am a current student here

    A friendly atmosphere which is convenient. It is a nice transition if you do not want to go straight to a four year university. Good quality education.

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  • Kevin from Carpentersville, IL
  • Feb-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Elgin Community College has some of the best programs of all kinds. We are dealing with culinary, automotive, even fine arts. This school is perfect for anyone who wants to study college level classes without the college level prices.

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  • Jennifer from Fartlett, IL
  • Jan-25-2014 I am a current student here

    I have enjoyed my two years at ECC. Staff members are kind, willing to help, and approachable. The facilities are clean and provide numerous opportunities/resources for a student success.

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  • Elizabeth from Carpentersville, IL
  • Jan-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Elgin Community College is an amazing place to start off your college education. The thing I love most about the college is that your professors actually care if you fail or not.

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  • Hannah from Elgin, IL
  • Jan-11-2014 I am a current student here

    I love this school. I think a lot of people don't see it as an option because it is a community college, but the school is very modernized and a great option. The classes are educational and most of the teachers are very good at their jobs!

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  • Christian from Elgin, IL
  • Dec-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Elgin Community College is not just a college for underprivileged students or high school students who didn't do well enough to get into the school of their choice. ECC is challenging and get you ready to transfer or even a program putting you on the work place once you graduate there. Elgin Community college is affordable and provides you with excellent teachers and programs to make sure you succeed.

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  • Student from Elgin, IL
  • Nov-23-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a very interesting experience. They have a lot of fun activities and fun entertainments to help ease your school stresses. They have a wonderful staff, they are willing to help you with the simplest things.

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  • Rachael from Bartlett, IL
  • Nov-13-2013 I am a current student here

    A very good understanding of all types of classes. A great way to receive your basic college education. Course work is just as hard as any other college/university, if not harder.

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