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  • 01/29/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    3 out of 3 people found this review useful. 1 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    First-time college students looking to complete their gen eds, people looking to return to college, the night classes are great for people who work during the day and need to take a class for their job. There are so many options that nearly anyone could find what they're looking for.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you are planning to transfer after attending ECC, make sure that your credits will transfer where you want them to. Apply for scholarships! It can't hurt, and any little bit helps. Don't overload yourself the first semester, college courses can take a bit of getting used to, even if you did well in high school. And most of all, make sure the school is a good fit for you and will provide you with what you need from it.

    Bang for the buck

    I will have completed all my general education by May 2011, and I've saved thousands of dollars by attending ECC. The quality of the classes are great as well, I feel I have gotten my money's worth.

    Am enjoying being here

    I love being able to hang out in a lounge between classes, knowing I will probably see someone I know there. The classrooms and offices are easy to find too.

    Am learning a lot

    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.

  • 09/15/2009

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 2 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Elgin Community College is great for students who have not yet decided what they want to major in. The college offers a wide array of classes to explore and many outside-of-the-classroom opportunities. You will always save a lot of money!

    Tips for prospective students

    I would advise you to attend a community college first, even though you may want to move on to a four-year institution. It will prepare you for a smoother transition and you will save so much money on your general education classes.

    Bang for the buck

    ECC offers quality education for a very reasonable price. I was a full time student and was able to pay for all my classes as well as books with under $4000.

    Am enjoying being here

    The college has more than 40 active clubs and organizations on the campus. With all the constant activities going on, there is never a boring day and you will never want to leave!

    Am learning a lot

    Elgin Community College has a great student to teacher ratio and the quality of the education is high. Many of the professors are trained professionals in their areas of study.

  • 05/01/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 3 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is campus security which are very thorough in investigations of things that have happened in the past. They also have an emergency text system, which they'll text you and let you know if there's ever a situation, and to be careful.

    Clubs and Activities

    They have a bunch of clubs and activities at ECC. However, I'm not involved with them.

    Great for these types of students

    Any type of student that is interested in receiving a college degree.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    None that I can think of.

    Bang for the buck

    This school doesn't break the bank in order to attend.

    What to do for fun

    Join organizations.

    Food and Dining

    From what I've heard, they have a cafeteria and also the Spartan restaurant; which is cooked by the culinary students. I've heard their restaurant is pretty good.

    Dorm Life

    They do not have any dorms because it's a community college.

    Academic Rigor

    The instructors know what they're talking about for their subjects.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure you get your financial aid papers together because it's rather rough trying to figure out everything you need. Don't take too long on it neither, they might drop your classes for it not being in on time. Have fun going to this school though!

    In three sentences

    I like how this college has smaller classroom sizes, therefore you get to have more one-on-one time with instructors, as well as classmates. I like how this college has internet classes, in case you cannot make it to the school. Unfortunately, this school should offer more classes so different majors.

  • 07/01/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    4 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Money-conscious.

    Tips for prospective students

    Look into financial aid!! You'd be surprised...

    Bang for the buck

    Excellent prices! Be sure to apply for the foundation scholarships/ file your FAFSA! Very helpful.

    Am enjoying being here

    It's ok. Interesting. Never a dull moment...

    Am learning a lot

    It's really glorified high school. I would say I'm learning far more about how college works than I am about the actual academics.

  • 07/26/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    5 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    This school has a great price for people that live in the area! It is so affordable that I didn't have trouble paying for it myself with just a part-time job in just one year.

    Am enjoying being here

    You meet a lot of new people here as well as seeing old friends from high school. Plus there is a lot of clubs to get involved in!

    Am learning a lot

    The professors here are committed to helping students learn here. That's what it is all about.

  • 12/31/2011

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    6 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    This college is great for students who are looking for a cheap way to get the basic courses.

    Tips for prospective students

    Definitely check the teachers out before signing up for classes. The professor can make a world of difference in the value of your time spent.

    Bang for the buck

    As long as you are within district that value is very good. Indistrict students pay $99 per credit, while out of district students pay closer to $300.

    Did enjoy being here

    I did enjoy attending Elgin Community College. I put the time in to check my professors out on ratemyprofessor.com in order to make sure I got the good ones.

    Did learn a lot

    For me it depended on my teachers. Some teachers really cared and I learned a lot. In other classes they did not, so I passed with an A, and very little information.

  • 01/09/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    7 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Tips for prospective students

    All I would like to say is FOCUS.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College is a great community college to start off at before transferring to a University. You save more money and you get the same treatment as if you were at a big university. The teachers are friend and very understanding.

  • 01/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    8 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Excellent. You can always find a policeman and other campus safety figures on campus

    Greek Life

    There are no fraternities or sororities.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are sports teams, fitness classes, cultural appreciation and demonstration organization, music groups, language groups.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for students who are undecided, have picked a career but need to get general courses out of the way, and for students who want to become more knowledgeable and well-rounded.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The organic garden on one of the roof's of the campus' building is a peaceful place to visit, or just taking advantage of the tables and benches on the roof makes a perfect spot to study and be outside.

    Bang for the buck

    Overall, whether you're a returning student, just getting started, in pursuit of a higher education, or looking to become more educated and well-rounded, ECC is a great place to do all that and discover one's self. I highly recommend it as a place to start before going off to a four year university

    What to do for fun

    Plenty classes are offered for non-credit, including fitness and art classes. ECC also has a recreational center on campus for those to stay fit and active. ECC has many different organized sport teams and student run organizations for cultural and other social means. Anything that one has an interest in can be found as ECC or they can take the initiative to start a organization with that interest at its center

    Food and Dining

    ECC has an organic garden and the food is satisfactory. I especially love the availability of dunkin donuts in the cafeteria now.

    Dorm Life

    NO dorms on campus.

    Academic Rigor

    The rigor of academics is not less than a 4 year college, but on par. Teachers expect you to do the work, and to go above and beyond what is called for. Like anything, you get out of it what you put in, but academics do require to be a disciplined student.

    Tips for prospective students

    Meet with an academic counselor to generate ideas and organize your academic goals. Be involved in your classes and get to know your teachers, for they will be more than willing to assist you in any way, even after the class ends.

    In three sentences

    I believe that Elgin Community College is a great place to either start one's pursuit of a higher education, an institution that will help one decide their future career path, or a place to discover a new interest or skill. ECC has a great array of educated, knowledgeable teachers who are always there and willing to provide each individual with personal attention. The academics, extracurriculars, faculty, programs, and atmosphere of ECC provide the feel of a prestigious 4-year college, but without the cost and with a more personal relationship with each student.

  • 01/27/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    9 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    officers all around campus in every building and always a police car surveying the parking lot at all times.

    Greek Life

    honors programs like phi theta kappa are a wonderful thing to get involved in.

    Clubs and Activities

    offers a wide arrange of clubs and activities to get involved. a lot of emphasis on minority clubs and phi theta kappa.

    Great for these types of students

    students looking to meet all different kinds of people and who are intending to transfer to a four year college anywhere in the u.s.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    a little niche in the library or in the health and sciences building is where i like to go to have some time to myself.

    Bang for the buck

    ecc offers the exact same general education classes as a university would offer. great faculty.

    What to do for fun

    ecc offers many clubs to get involved; find your niche hanging out with the faculty or the many types of students here to make your time worthwhile at ecc.

    Food and Dining

    ecc offers food made exclusively by their culinary arts program which is top of the line. cafeteria has great food for decent prices.

    Dorm Life

    this is a community college, so there are no dorms available, but plenty of space to hang out with other students between your schedule.

    Academic Rigor

    your success in a class all depends on the teacher you have. some are different than others, so be sure to follow their teaching style.

    Tips for prospective students

    don't hesitate to take classes that interest you or would open your mind. ecc offers a wide range of classes in many different fields.

    In three sentences

    ecc has a very nice campus and has many options for students who need assistance with their learning or who just want to get involved. you will meet all walks of life at ecc, both of students and faculty.

  • 02/22/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    10 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    extremely cheap and worth it to save money.

    What to do for fun

    elgin community college is a place you only go to for class there isn't many fun things to do here but in the area there is plenty to do.

    Food and Dining

    have a small cafe that has some food choices not the best but there are many food places to eat in the area.

    Dorm Life

    since this is a community college there is no dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    classes are very nice and have not had a problem with any teachers yet.

    Tips for prospective students

    just try to stay ahead of things here and do not fall behind and if this is done i believe anyone can succed here.

    In three sentences

    the school is very simple and easy to get through. building is generlly very nice looking and clean. staff is very friendly and helpful.

  • 03/02/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    11 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    cheap is good!

    Food and Dining

    food is kind of pricey, but there is a good variety.

    Dorm Life

    no dorms

    Academic Rigor

    gen ed are pretty easy for the most part, but the professor is what you need to look for in terms of easiness and enjoyment of a class. ratemyprofessor.com has been a life-saver!

    Tips for prospective students

    what i wish i had done more is to get involved. there are lots of clubs and volunteer activites that will help you make friends easier.

    In three sentences

    ecc is a great start for earning a bachelor degree, or for earning a certificate or 2-year degree. there are many opportunities to get involved and the faculty really cares about your success. going to ecc is the best way to save money while earning your degree.

  • 03/11/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    0 out of 1 people found this review useful. 12 of 53

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    this establishment just remodeled it's library. it provides many shows, musicals, and concerts to their students as well as the public.

    Food and Dining

    ecc has great cafetiere and great staff to provide the students of ecc with fantastic means.

    Dorm Life

    there is no dorms at ecc. commuting to this establishment is an easy drive.

    Academic Rigor

    ecc has a good balance when it comes to academic rigor. members at this school provide a safe learning environment.

    Tips for prospective students

    if you stay focus and with the help of the wonderful professors at ecc, you can accomplish anything you put your mind to!

    In three sentences

    this wonderful community college contains top notch professors who take pride in their work by teaching their students everything they need to know. the peaceful environment makes it easy for students to reach their full potentials. the staff at elgin community college does everything in their power to make sure their students succeed.

  • 03/11/2012

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has been to campus.

    13 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    ok, but pricy.

    Dorm Life

    no dorms but it is after all a community college which means you should be within driving range

    Academic Rigor

    great

  • 03/12/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    14 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    great

    Greek Life

    none

    Great for these types of students

    undecided

    What to do for fun

    there are always free events being held at ecc.

    Tips for prospective students

    ecc is a great place to get your gen. ed.s done and almost all transfer.

    In three sentences

    ecc is very open to accepting people and helping all of their students.

  • 03/28/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    15 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Very little to no safety issues in the past 2 years.

    Great for these types of students

    Students who don't know what their major is yet. Students who want to try other majors. Students who don't want to pay a lot for gen-eds.

    Bang for the buck

    Great education for very low price. Tuition is about 2,000 a semester for a full time student. Awesome way to get gen-eds done.

    What to do for fun

    Lots of clubs, cool activities like the valentines day auction, free pancakes for finals, ECC idol, etc.

    Food and Dining

    Food is excellent due to it being prepared by the culinary students.

    Dorm Life

    You live off campus and commute to school. Community College does not offer dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    You have to work hard, it's college, but you can achieve it. Almost everyone at ECC wants to be there and works hard to do well.

    Tips for prospective students

    Buy textbooks online to save money. Use RateMyProfessor.com to choose your professors and leave them reviews. Take a few classes multiple days a week instead of just 2 long days.

    In three sentences

    A good college to start at. Affordable and friendly environment. Lots of activities to do when not in class.

  • 04/18/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    16 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The food tastes great and is pretty cheap.

    Academic Rigor

    Great

    In three sentences

    Elgin community college has great teachers. It is one of the few colleges that helps kids continue with their education. It is also very affordable.

  • 04/21/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    17 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is always an officer in the parking lot and are always two or more officers in the student resource center where most of my time was spent. I felt very safe at all times.

    Greek Life

    I don't know much about the Greek life on campus if their is any as this is a community college.

    Clubs and Activities

    There is a wide range of clubs and always seems to be some sort of activity in the common areas.

    Great for these types of students

    Students who are trying to get their general education courses done before a four year college. Great for almost anyone.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The new library in the student resource center that is huge and very updated with a cafe inside.

    Bang for the buck

    For the price this school is highly recommended. You save a lot of money if your going for general education classes before a 4 year college and the classes transfer over very easily.

    What to do for fun

    There are tons of clubs and lots of areas to just sit and hang out with you peers.

    Food and Dining

    Their is a great selection for food from pasta, pizza, to doughnuts and cupcakes. Everything is fresh but does seem to be slightly overpriced due to convenience.

    Academic Rigor

    The academics from the classes Ive taken seem to be fairly easy and as long as your trying and ask for help you will receive it from someone in the school.

    Tips for prospective students

    I started out with one class and would recommend that to anyone who was unsure if college was for them or not. Also be sure to establish a relationship with the teachers, they are great forms of knowledge about anything you want to know.

    In three sentences

    Elgin has been a great college to start out at. Everyone is friendly and the cost is low for a good education. The parking is great and the buildings are easy to navigate around.

  • 04/24/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    18 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    None.

    What to do for fun

    There are so many different clubs to join. Even if you cannot find a club for you, you can start a new one!

    Food and Dining

    Cafeteria food is amazing. Great sandwiches that you can personalize and it is reasonably priced.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms at ECC.

    Academic Rigor

    ECC is tough but it is also a Community College so it is somewhat lenient.

    Tips for prospective students

    You need to study. Focus very hard and take College 101 for great tips on classes and studying.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College has a awesome nursing program. All the teachers are amazing and explain so much to all students. I would recommend ECC even to students out of district.

  • 05/19/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    19 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Safety is great many officers around the campus.

    Clubs and Activities

    A lot of activities and groups

    Great for these types of students

    great learning experience.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    A lot of different ethnicities that you get to meet a lot of different people.

    Bang for the buck

    very great tuition prices compared to other schools in the area.

    What to do for fun

    The gaming area or playing sports there in the gymnasium.

    Food and Dining

    Food is great there for a school and at reasonable prices.

    Dorm Life

    I commuted didn't have to room nearby.

    Academic Rigor

    Academic life if really good no problems at all.

    Tips for prospective students

    Use resources available for students and participate in activities.

    In three sentences

    Its a great school to get started at to finish general education classes. Teachers are well educated, and learn alot from them. Easy to get help for majority of subjects.

  • 05/27/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    20 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    It is great

    Clubs and Activities

    Phi Theta KAppa and Alpha BEta GAma

    Great for these types of students

    Athletic

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The Gym

    Bang for the buck

    EXcellent

    What to do for fun

    There are a lot of activities at school. you can play some video games or just chill at the student lounge

    Food and Dining

    Food is great and the cafeteria has everything you'll ever want to eat

    Academic Rigor

    Excellent

    Tips for prospective students

    take advantage of the great services ECC has to offer

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College is a great insitution to begin a career

  • 05/27/2012

    Reviewer is Researching this school. Reviewer has not been to campus.

    21 of 53

    Categories Comments
    In three sentences

    it would be a new experience

  • 05/30/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    22 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Inside the building is fine, however I do not personally feel safe walking alone through the parking lot at night.

    Greek Life

    This college does not offer Greek Life.

    Clubs and Activities

    ECC has many different clubs and activities that all students are encouraged to participate in.

    Great for these types of students

    Looking for a few easy credits, Class on a budget, Online

    Bang for the buck

    You really can not beat the price! Very affordable.

    What to do for fun

    Elgin Community College has a vast array of extra curricular activities for students to participate in.

    Food and Dining

    The college contains a standard cafeteria.

    Dorm Life

    This college does not offer dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Generally speaking, the individual courses are not that difficult and the workload is manageable.

    Tips for prospective students

    Before you enroll in a class, do some research and ask around in order to find a professor who's teaching style is a match with how you learn.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community college is a great value for those looking to get a jump start on gaining college credits. I personally would not say that the quality of the education is always the best, however it does vary greatly by professor. Overall, it is a good place to go for summer classes, though I would not enroll here full time.

  • 06/02/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    23 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Police are always roaming to make sure safety is upheld.

    Greek Life

    There is none.

    Clubs and Activities

    Many clubs offered for a community college.

    Great for these types of students

    Learning about college, need to communicate with teachers, second chances, struggling with material.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There is no open gym for students.

    Bang for the buck

    Very low tuition, I believe one of the lowest in the state. Many of the teachers are experts and very knowledgeable.

    What to do for fun

    The campus is nice. There are a good amount of clubs available for students.

    Food and Dining

    The food is pretty good.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    The high level classes are difficult, the low level class are easy.

    Tips for prospective students

    Just because it is a community college, do not think it will be easy. Your grade will reflect how much effort you put into the work. In college, you usually get what you deserve.

    In three sentences

    The environment is really nice. Most of the staff are helpful and caring. There is no open gym.

  • 07/09/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    24 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Elgin Community security is visible throughout the grounds inside and out, also can locate their headquarter right on campus.

    Food and Dining

    There are several dining location within and many restaurants before the college's site.

    Dorm Life

    There currently is no campus living.

    Academic Rigor

    Just started but, so far it has been a wonderful experience.

    Tips for prospective students

    Anyone looking at attending Elgin Community College please take advantage of all the resources that they offer newcomers, it will save time and you will avoid a unnecessary headache. You will love the atmosphere and facility. The professor want and are will to help with any way they can.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College many resource for new students and graduating students as well. ECC resent addition to its building not only make locating classes and other offices within. Elgin Community College is in a great locate and is very accessible.

  • 07/28/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    25 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    On campus we celebrated everything, so prepared to have a lot of fun. The most unusual is the Day of the Dead and Halloween, that is when the campus could be a little creepy.

    Bang for the buck

    The tuition there us $99 a credit. It is worth it too. They have been building this college to make it comfortable and relaxing for it's students and staff members.

    What to do for fun

    Elgin Community College has a lot of fun activities going on up there, such as: Music from around the world, performances, college night, job searches, etc.

    Food and Dining

    Their food there is great, the have a variety of selections, rather you are a meat eater, or an vegetarian. It's cooked fresh throughout the day so you will be satisfied.

    Dorm Life

    Do not have a dorm there.

    Academic Rigor

    The academic rigor is when we are having mid- terms. The facility helps up cope with it well by giving out free breakfast that includes everything, the professors volunteer their time to help in most major subjects.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure you are ready to learn when you get registered because these classes are fast and full of the knowledge you need to make it in the future, therefore, pay close attention to lessons taught.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College was a place where all the professor's did everything beyond their jobs to see us succeed, they help you along the way with smiles; which made learning fun.

  • 07/30/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    26 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The full time security offers security at all corners of the building and will even offer a security escort to your car should you feel uneasy.

    What to do for fun

    Elgin community college also offers 7 league sports.

    Tips for prospective students

    Take as many courses here as possible. You will save a large sum of many and the courses are very comprehensible.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College is a very stable stepping stone for anyone pursuing a career requiring an education. Professors all have a firm grasp on their subjects but are also very flexible with students which offers one-on-one meetings, to better a students education. Elgin community college also has a very professional learning environment.

  • 08/07/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    27 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    One of the safest schools in Illinois. Police stations all around campus and patrols daily and nightly. Students are even eligible to be escorted to their car by a police officer.

    Greek Life

    I believe two different Greeks on campus, I forget which.

    Clubs and Activities

    Over 30 different clubs and activities like an award winning speech team, a frisbee team, an anime club, a student government club, and so much more.

    Bang for the buck

    $105 per credit hour! Really amazing since many are $300+!

    What to do for fun

    Many clubs and organizations offered by ECC like frisbee and speech. Lots of bowling alleys and movie theaters nearby!

    Food and Dining

    Lots of places to go, such as Little Panda. As well as ECC's own restaurant and cafeteria!

    Dorm Life

    No dorms on campus, so living with your parents may not be the best physical choice, but it is the best financial and worthwhile choice.

    Academic Rigor

    College professors are amazing and you can learn a lot, however be careful of electives that seem amazing, but aren't.

    Tips for prospective students

    Cheaper tuition than 4 year. Helps you decide where to go. Get the general credits now than later. Many opportune moments at ECC.

    In three sentences

    One of the fastest way to get all general and transferable credits. Very well trained and educated professors that make time for students. Extremely large campus, as well as beautiful, for a community college.

  • 09/18/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    28 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    Its cheep to pay i give it 4.

    Food and Dining

    Food is a 3.

    Dorm Life

    I rate it a 1. I dont think there is a dorm.

    Academic Rigor

    I rate it a 3.

    Tips for prospective students

    Find out about the scholarships.

    In three sentences

    Its been very convenient to attend this college. Compared to other colleges this was very cheep.

  • 10/07/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    29 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    ECC safety department is always there to protect and help students.

    What to do for fun

    For fun, students should join clubs and organizations and attend school activities.

    Food and Dining

    Food is awesome and the cafeteria is always clean and theres always friendly attendants to assist. Prices are a little high.

    Dorm Life

    ECC is a community college and doesnt have dorms since all students commute from home.

    Academic Rigor

    Like every college it has its rigorous classes depending on courses selected. With great study habits and positive attitude students will pass.

    Tips for prospective students

    Prospective students should meet with a counselor and find the right program suitable for the students dreams and goals. Future students should explore clubs and organizations to join. Lastly, have fun and enjoy the journey.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College exceeds in combining great education programs, amazing professors and a top state of the art facility. All ECC faculty are willing and ready to help students with any issues. ECC brings together students and exceptional education forward.

  • 10/16/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    30 of 53

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Well you could either get involved with a sport, or go and support the sport teams at their eventful games. There are many parties going on within the clubs. There is always a fun activity given from the clubs.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria is awesome! so many different kinds of foods and great deals. I could make my own yogurt and fruit cup or go get a waffle in the morning and in the afternoon I can enjoy some fries, burger, or a panini. Possibilities are endless. Plus there is a 5 star restaurant inside the school. Put on by the amazing culinary department.

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorm life.

    Academic Rigor

    It is hard yet easy. If you apply yourself you can achieve so much! If you apply yourself, you will find Elgin Community College so easy yet fulfilling.

    Tips for prospective students

    Take every opportunity you are given, whether that is extra credit in a class, joining the talent show, or joining a club. Get involved! Use the resources that are provided for you. The library will have anything you can think of and will help you find what ever you need.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College has become such a modern looking school, very up to date on technology. The teachers are fantastic and will help you out with anything! There are also so many clubs and opportunities given to the students.

  • 10/24/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    This school has sooo many activities! There is so muc going on. Sports and clubs and honor programs, theres so much.

    Food and Dining

    I havent tried the food. But i have heard it is delicious! i want to try it now 5 star

    Dorm Life

    They dont have dorms. ELgin is my hometown so i life just 20 mis away. It would be useful to have dorms for some people. 0 stars

    Academic Rigor

    I am usnure of what this means.

    Tips for prospective students

    Lots of peopl eyou can go talk to! The conselors are very helpful! Techers are also very nice.

  • 10/25/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    32 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is always a form of security lurking around. I can't say there have been any issues during my time at ECC that the campus police couldn't easily handle.

    Clubs and Activities

    I didn't get as involved as I would have liked to, but there is always some sort of event going on with any club at any given time.

    Great for these types of students

    Students looking for something close to home and affordable.

    Bang for the buck

    I love ECC. If I could, I'd stay here longer. It was a better quality education that the university I attended my Freshman year.

    What to do for fun

    Be involved! There are quite a few clubs; find one that fits you!

    Food and Dining

    There are a few places where you can stop between classes and grab something to eat. If you can't find anything you like, there are a few places outside of the campus to help your appetite.

    Academic Rigor

    Obviously some classes are going to be more difficult than others. The professors know what they are doing, and you if you look into who your professor is ahead of time, you'll be better prepared.

    Tips for prospective students

    Going to a community college first before a university is a wise choice! Just make sure you get all of your financial aid paperwork in and ALWAYS check RateMyProfessor.com!

    In three sentences

    Great college option for those who want to get their gen-eds out of the way and are still deciding on what they want to major in. A good education for such a small price when compared to universities. Easy to get to know other students and teachers due to smaller class sizes.

  • 12/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    33 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Not too long ago, I know someone was transported out of the school in an ambulance. This was unnerving, but did only occur once as far as I know.

    Clubs and Activities

    I would see several people play card games and video games with rigor. They were really serious about the strategies they were employing.

    What to do for fun

    Take a speech class, hang around the cafeteria and play video games, or join the animation club, just make sure you get involved in at least one activity. There is only one chance to be 19 or 20.

    Food and Dining

    I enjoyed the food that was served to me. The fries and burgers were excellent and watching them cooked in front of me was neat.

    Dorm Life

    The students generally don't bother each other and most of the staff are nice.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes shouldn't be difficult as long you make sure to understand the material. I know I could have done better.

    Tips for prospective students

    You must read the material and pay attention. If you have uncertainty about the material, review it. A clear consciousness is worth more than taking 20 more minutes of procrastination.

    In three sentences

    The teachers utilize mostly effective methods and the work does well to reflect their style and expectations. Sometimes, they need to clarify the syllabus. Overall, Elgin Community College is to my liking.

  • 12/28/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    34 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is always security walking around, so I have always felt safe in school. They are very nice and helpful. If you're having car troubles they'll help.

    Clubs and Activities

    There's also many things happening. Such as fundraisers and the valentine auction. There's always something going on.

    What to do for fun

    There's many lounges where you can hang with friends or study. Throughout the school there is free wi-fi for students and faculty. More so the best part is the video game lounge where you can play video games with friends in between classes.

    Food and Dining

    The school's cafeteria food is great! I always love their pastas. Everyday there's a variety of foods from pastas, salads, grilled foods, and many other.

    Dorm Life

    Elgin Community College is a 2-year college that does not have any dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Since this is the only college I've been to so far I can't really say if it's hard or not compared to other schools. However, there are easy classes such as Art appreciation and psychology. And then there's those super hard classes.

    Tips for prospective students

    Some tips would be to make friends with other students in your class. Life will be a whole lot easier with a buddy to study with.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College is a great school to start off your education. This school will save you a lot of money and you will definitely learn a lot! If it weren't a just a 2-year college I would love to continue my education there.

  • 01/08/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Elgin Community College does an excellent job in making sure everyone feels safe. They have security guards walking around school. They also have quick first aid responders in case their is an emergency. If you have a night class, they are willing to escort you to your vehicle or to the bus stop. As a student as Elgin Community College, I feel safe on campus because my safety is a priority to my school.

    Clubs and Activities

    There is something for everyone at Elgin Community College! The sense of community is seen throughout all the clubs it has. Whether you are into music, cooking, drawing, or discovering other cultures, Elgin Community College has something you can feel a part of!

    Great for these types of students

    Elgin Community College is a great school for any student who is undecided in what they should study. They have a great staff of professional counselors who work with you in figuring out what you should study. This college also offers classes that help you discover what you might be interested in. This is a great school to begin your education because it has experience people giving you guidance.

    Bang for the buck

    If you are an undecided student or are deciding to transfer to a four year university, Elgin Community College is a great place to start. Their classes are a lot less than a private or state university. They also offer many classes that transfer over to four year universities. Students who attend do not have to pay to live their. They save money because they commute to school.

    What to do for fun

    Elgin Community College has many sports teams. They have a basket ball team, soccer team, and baseball team. There is always some sporting event to go to or participate. In addition to sports, ECC celebrates the diversity of their student population by having many cultural clubs. There is always an ethnic club hosting a dinner or movie night.

    Food and Dining

    The food and dining at Elgin Community College is great! They have a great variety of foods to choose from. They have the standards such as hamburgers, grilled cheese sandwiches, and hot dogs. However, they also have different pastas for different days, a Dunkin Donuts inside the school, and even a waffle bar! The food and dining is lead by culinary students. They are getting first hand experience as students enjoy their food.

    Dorm Life

    Elgin Community College does not have any dorms on campus.

    Academic Rigor

    Every class presents a challenge. Although classes may seem hard, the staff at ECC is always willing to help you through each class. There are also free tutors who meet with students.they help by reviewing for tests and going over the class material.

    Tips for prospective students

    The staff is willing to help you become a better student by staying after class and meeting with you. They also place emphasis on meeting with your personally and addressing your weaknesses as a student. Take advantage of the willingness of your teachers. As long as they see you work hard, they work harder as well. The libraries facilities and personal are very helpful. They are always willing to help you. It is a good idea to become friends with one! They will help you even more when you take the time to get to know them.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College is a great place to start your educational career. The staff is willing to help you achieve success. If you work hard as a student, spending time at ECC will help you save money and be successful.

  • 01/29/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    36 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is security outside and inside at all time.

    Clubs and Activities

    There is a meditation club

    Great for these types of students

    Undecided, need support, or want to save money.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There is a restaurant that is run by Culinary students that is in the terrace.

    Bang for the buck

    You save alot of money that will save you out of loans.

    What to do for fun

    There are thirty organizations and clubs all-together. Men or women have the opportunity to join soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, golf, and cross-country. A student at Ecc can also study abroad at places such as Spain or China.

    Food and Dining

    There is a cafe at the library that offers a variety of popcorn flavors, sandwiches, soups, and of course coffee. In the main Cafeteria there is a broader array of choices to choose from, there is even a vegetarian section. Also, there is a bakery that has sweets as you can imagine, including Gelato.

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorm life. However, there are students who like hanging out in the lounge area.

    Academic Rigor

    You are likely to have good grades with The tutoring center in the library, it has been proven. There is tutoring in private, drop-in and online.

    Tips for prospective students

    Read Posters that are posted on the walls or bulletin boards, they can really be helpful. Don't just try to focus on the grade you will be getting on a class, learning well is beneficial in the long run. Ask teachers if they can give you a syllabus before registering in their class to give you an example of how they might teach and if it fits with how you learn. Take 3 to 4 classes each semester. Join one club, and one organization. Visit all of the Offices at your school and ask questions about college. This will also help you now your resources better. Don't miss the beginning of class. Have a planner for your personal life and another one for your academic work. Make at least one friend in each class. Take one step at a time.

    In three sentences

    Ecc gives you the skills for the future that you are living right now. You can get the same degree as another college for a lower price. You get to explore on what career you want to settle with.

  • 02/28/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    37 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Tips for prospective students

    If you plan of transferring to a 4 year college, ECC is the place for you.

    In three sentences

    ECC is great community college. ECC has a great tutoring programs and will help in any way possible.

  • 05/22/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    38 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Tips for prospective students

    make sure you are committed to school and study.

    In three sentences

    ECC is a very small college. the attention is great. the hours are long.

  • 06/28/2013

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    39 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    They have their own campus police. They are always patrolling. There are cameras and safety areas. They have police escorts available upon request for evening classes. They are always around to help.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for undecided students, students that are looking for a trade program, beginning healthcare majors, and students that plan to transfer.

    Bang for the buck

    Amazing! They offer really great degree programs at a really affordable price, around 90 dollars a credit hour. This is a fraction of most other schools. All their general education courses transfer to major universities.

    What to do for fun

    There are tons of clubs to join. Common areas always have events. They have a wide variety of sports programs. They have things like battle of the bands, american idol type competitions. There is always something going on.

    Food and Dining

    They just remodeled their cafe. It has so many selections and choices. They have a grill section that makes awesome food. They have a coffee shop that serves Starbucks drinks!

    Dorm Life

    No dorms here.

    Academic Rigor

    It depends on what degree program you are in. Healthcare is very competitive and highly rigorous. Do well in your prerequisites. The sciences and math are more difficult than English courses, but they are all easily passable if you show up and do the work.

    Tips for prospective students

    Apply and register early. Popular general education classes, especially those online, fill up quickly. Make a plan, talk to an advisor and map out your track so you can transfer as soon as possible. Apply for financial aid and follow through. They are great with assistance.

    In three sentences

    This schools is great for getting your general education classes completed before transferring. The Nursing program is competitive but well worth the effort. They offer a lot of great degree and technical programs and a lot of online classes.

  • 06/30/2013

    Reviewer is A past student here.

    40 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Very good

    Greek Life

    None

    Bang for the buck

    Financial aid is really helpful.

    Food and Dining

    Lots of options for food and at a decent price. They even have a restaurant run by the culinary department.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    The workload isn't too difficult to complete. It's similar to high school, so if you don't like change, this would be perfect for you.

    Tips for prospective students

    Develop a relationship with your professors. I have yet to have a bad one.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College is a very clean school with a nice campus. The professors are phenomenal. The clubs are limited.

  • 09/25/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    41 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Campus is pretty open to the public, but it feels pretty safe. At night, there are always patrol cars in the parking lots. You can also call the school's security number if you would like a guard to walk you to your car. All classrooms have a phone that can dial to the campus security.

    Bang for the buck

    Top-notch teachers and abundant resources for less than two grand a year!

    Food and Dining

    Food is pretty good, but it can be a bit pricey. If you go over to the culinary arts building, they sell the food they have prepared in class. It's cheap and usually very good.

    Dorm Life

    It's community college, so there are no dorms.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College makes students its priority and puts all the money it can into giving students the tools and resources necessary to succeed. Most of the teachers are more than willing to help you with anything you are struggling with, class sizes are small, and the tutoring center and The Write Place are great. The only downsides are that some of the academic counselors will put you into classes you don't need for your plans or tell you to take classes when you don't have the prerequisites.

  • 09/28/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    42 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    ECC police patrols around the campus. There are also many tornado shelters and emergency lights and exits.

    Great for these types of students

    All types of students!

    Bang for the buck

    ECC is the perfect choice for those who want to save up while going to college. There are also a lot of financial aid and scholarships available

    What to do for fun

    The many clubs and organisation ins ECC are always offering various interactive activities for the student body. There is also a gym, soccer fields, and theatre.

    Food and Dining

    ECC is home to 3 dining destinations inside campus: School cafe, the Terrace, and Food for Thought cafe. There are also a variety of fast food chains and restaurants found conveniently in the area.

    Dorm Life

    ECC doesn't have in-campus housing. Most students have their own cars. For those who don't have their own transportation, there is a bus station located inside the campus.

    Academic Rigor

    ECC prepares the student for university transfer and joining the workforce. Despite the heavy academic rigor, it is appropriate and definitely helpful.

    Tips for prospective students

    Don't hesitate and start early!

    In three sentences

    ECC is the perfect place to start my college education here in the USA. The school has world-class instructors, top-notch facilities, and accommodating administrative staff. ECC also offers a lot of courses, majors, and transfer options.

  • 10/25/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    43 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Greek Life

    The only fraternity is Phi Theta Kappa which is a national honor society.

    Bang for the buck

    I believe ECC is very affordable for almost all people. The education you receive is very good and there are so many courses to choose from, you are definitely getting your moneys worth,

    What to do for fun

    Hang out in any of the many lounge areas, drive to nearby restaurants, be part of the many clubs or organizations and participate in on-campus activities.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria food and food created by culinary students is good and there's a decent variety of items to choose from. There is a dining area open on certain days where the culinary students show off their skills and it is very presentable and fascinating.

    Dorm Life

    I rate dorm life as a 1 because there is no dorming here, its solely commuters.

    Academic Rigor

    To maintain good grades here it is not difficult. Classes are not that hard and there are many opportunities with teachers to improve your grades. Of course good grades are encouraged and there are many resources to use as help such as tutoring centers, the library, and faculty.

    In three sentences

    Elgin Community College is a very large community college that charges a very reasonable price. The instructors are very knowledgeable, caring, and flexible. The place is kept up to date and offers a lot of resources.

  • 11/13/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    44 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    A campus cop will walk you wherever if you feel unsafe (also very friendly)

    Great for these types of students

    Independent people who enjoy working hard, or are at least willing to.

    What to do for fun

    Study, hang out and talk, study. ECC also hosts campus events which are a joy as well.

    Food and Dining

    They have awesome food in the cafeteria and is surrounded by food places all around the campus. They also have coffee machines!

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorm life. You live at home.

    Academic Rigor

    As I said, just as hard, if not harder than any other school. This really depends on your professor, any school will have a few who are easier and a few who are stricter. Overall, be prepared for a challenge (depending on classes, of course).

    Tips for prospective students

    This is not high school, you may live at home but the work is not high school work. Go to class, study, work hard and you will earn the grades you want. If you don't, your grades will show it.

    In three sentences

    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.

  • 11/23/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    45 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Their safety is great. They are constantly going around the parking lot, and they have security inside the campus in case you were to need any help.

    What to do for fun

    I hang out with my friends and go to the movies since there is a Marcus theater close by the school.

    Food and Dining

    The school is by a lot of food places, so when ever you get hungry you can just go out and eat. Their cafeteria food is really good too, they thing is that if you are living in a budget their food might not be your first option.

    Dorm Life

    I do not stay in a Dorm, therefore i can not make a comment on how it is to live in one.

    Academic Rigor

    It is a very good school to begin in, but eventually there will be a need to transfer out because a you can only do so much in a community college. But i would get all my classes that i need for my degree finished with at the community college before you transfer out.

    Tips for prospective students

    If your fresh out of high school, my best advice will be to learn how to manage your time. I know people probably will say that a bunch of times, but it is true. In my opinion it is one of the key parts of doing good in college.

    In three sentences

    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.

  • 12/17/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    46 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    ECC has their own police officers stationed in the building that patrol the school inside and out.

    Clubs and Activities

    There is honestly every club you can think of and they all openly accept new members.

    Great for these types of students

    Honestly, any student will fit in perfectly.

    Bang for the buck

    ECC has affordable prices for courses way beyond it's price.

    What to do for fun

    There is always something going on in the lounge to do for fun!

    Food and Dining

    ECC has a deli, salad bar, hibachi station, friend food section, pasta bar, bakery, and it's own restaurant.

    Dorm Life

    Being a community college, there are no dorms. However that still does not stop you from making friends.

    Academic Rigor

    Excellent teachers, and courses.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you are not ready for a university or are looking for a program to graduate early, ECC is your school. Just because it's a community college doesn't mean the classes are easy, the teachers work hard and so do the students.

    In three sentences

    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.

  • 01/11/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    47 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I've never felt in danger. There are places within the school that real police officers are placed, city ones, not just school security. There are always cop cars in the parking lot (not necessarily a good thing, but you know its safe).

    Greek Life

    No Idea

    Clubs and Activities

    Although I have yet to join any, there are so many groups and clubs to join. There is something for everyone and plenty of chances to be involved.

    Bang for the buck

    This school is SO cheap.

    What to do for fun

    There are plenty of activities that are offered by several groups and organizations. There are plenty of ways to get involved.

    Food and Dining

    GREAT FOOD!

    Academic Rigor

    Most of the classes I have taken have been gen eds and not super difficult. Depending on the course and teacher, however, it can be a struggle.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure you put in the effort. Classes are relatively easy (depending on what you take) as long as you take the time and effort needed for it. School can be a great experience if you take the right classes and work hard at them.

    In three sentences

    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!

  • 01/18/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    48 of 53

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There are so many clubs and the first week of the semester always comes with free popcorn

    Food and Dining

    Great coffee

    Dorm Life

    No dorms

    Academic Rigor

    It depends on the class you are in

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure to pick your classes early. You don't want to wait till the last minute to choose your classes only to realize that the class is filled.

    In three sentences

    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.

  • 01/25/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    49 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Great for anyone! ECC is diverse, affordable, and in a great location.

    Bang for the buck

    Pretty affordable college. Small class sizes which are nice and allows a student to develop a personal connection with the professor if desired.

    What to do for fun

    ECC holds many events throughout the year. Get involved if that's your thing!

    Food and Dining

    Decent. Not many healthy/organic/vegan options.

    Academic Rigor

    Classes are not to blow off. All of the professors I have had in the past two years have had high expectations for their students.

    Tips for prospective students

    Explore the endless possibilities of classes you can enroll in.

    In three sentences

    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.

  • 02/08/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    50 of 53

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    ECC has some of the best musicals and art shows in the area.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make study groups! Join the honors society. Befriend your professors!

    In three sentences

    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.

  • 03/02/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    51 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The campus is safe for the most part There are plenty of police officers in the parking lot however i feel that a few more police patrols would be better later on during the day.

    Greek Life

    none

    Clubs and Activities

    Many clubs and organizations are available at ecc. The student life of ecc is okay, many students should be involved because it makes the campus a much better place. There are varieties of clubs like United Students Of All Cultures, Phi Theta Kappa and many more.

    Great for these types of students

    It is great for student that do not want to go straight to a four year university. But in general it is great for all kinds of students because it is very convenient and affordable but also gaining the college experience.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    none

    Bang for the buck

    The school is definitely the bang for the buck. You save a lot of money from going to ECC and completing you pre-equisites.

    What to do for fun

    To have fun make sure you are involved on campus. There are many clubs available. This way you are meeting new people and opportunities.

    Food and Dining

    The food is okay. The prices may be a little high. However there are plenty of options. Joube lounge is available to sit and have your lunch.

    Dorm Life

    Does not apply

    Academic Rigor

    Academic rigor at ecc is good. Teachers are passionate about what they are teaching and what the students to feel the same about the subjects they are studying. Different types of classes are available for different majors.

    Tips for prospective students

    1. make sure you take the ecc seriously. It involves as much work as a four year university 2. Counselors are not that helpful so make sure what classes you are taking and talk to other students for help.

    In three sentences

    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.

  • 04/06/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    52 of 53

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    nothing on campus

    Food and Dining

    they have a decent snack shop

    Academic Rigor

    the hardest classes I had were due to the poor teaching.

    Tips for prospective students

    You are in charge of your college planning. Ask all the questions and make sure you are on track for your degree.

    In three sentences

    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.

  • 04/23/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    53 of 53

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Police officers are always on campus and patrolling parking lots.

    Greek Life

    There is a sorority

    Clubs and Activities

    So many clubs, and new ones always forming.

    Great for these types of students

    ECC has something for everyone.

    Bang for the buck

    Compared to getting prerequisites done at the tuition rate of a university, ECC is well worth the money.

    What to do for fun

    There are a lot of clubs and student life provides a lot of free, on campus events and activities.

    Food and Dining

    I haven't eaten at ECC yet but they have a nice dining area and everyone else seems to like the food.

    Academic Rigor

    I like the small class sizes and thrive in that environment. Professors challenge you to learn and do better but have enough time to address all questions individually.

    Tips for prospective students

    Ask questions! Staff members in all of the offices are helpful and if they don't know an answer they will either find out or direct you to someone who knows. My advisor got me in touch of the director of my intended program before I had even applied to make sure I had all of the information I wanted.

    In three sentences

    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.