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  • 10/13/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    6 out of 6 people found this review useful. 1 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    This college is great for those who want to further their career, for the young and old, just graduated or not ... basically anyone and everyone. Did I mention it's very inexpensive as well?

    Tips for prospective students

    I would suggest prospective students take the course titled 'Counseling 1' it's a very simple class that provides all the tips and more to succeed in this college. I've just completed it and I can say it was VERY helpful.

    Bang for the buck

    I'm saving thousands of dollars by completing all my general education requirements here and with financial aid and scholarships available I would say that Bang for the buck might not be enough to describe LBCC.

    Am enjoying being here

    I love it! The students, teachers and staff are very friendly, so much so that I actually remarked afterwards that I felt like I had just walked out of a gingerbread house. Bunnies, people, and smiles are everywhere.

    Am learning a lot

    I was planning on going straight to a four year university right after graduating from high school but life had its way (this time) and I, not to happily, applied to go to LBCC. Now a student I can honestly say this school turned my frown upside down and the teachers are so sweet and helpful. I'm learning a lot more than I expected to and, yes, you get your money's worth and more!!

  • 11/07/2010

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    5 out of 5 people found this review useful. 2 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Athletic students will like Long Beach City College, because it has a large array of sports to choose from, from swimming to football. Don't stop playing sports if you loved them in High School, or if you did not do so well back then. Now is your chance to redeem yourself.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you're just getting ready to become a part of Long Beach City College, or any college for that matter, I would suggest that you take your most challenging courses first. Doing this will help you speed through school by staying in your high school mode. Take summer school classes because they usually have less homework and are a lot faster than taking a full length class. Pace yourself like a runner. Push hard in the summer, stride in the Fall, and build up momentum in the Spring.

    Bang for the buck

    LBCC helps its students succeed by lowering prices for things like books and parking. Parking passes never surpass $25, and there are also some free spaces available near campus as well. EOP&S is a program that will help pay for your books, and other expenses you may have that Financial Aid will not cover. You will also have access to state of the art classrooms and computers that the school has recently purchased. Long Beach City College is continuously growing and building new things that students will love. You may be paying for Community College, but besides a dorm, you'll feel like you're at a university.

    Am enjoying being here

    Long Beach is a very culturally diverse city. It seems like there is no one race that takes majority. You are able to make great friends on a beautiful campus with many amenities and resources at your disposal. The school parties and sports games are very exciting as well. Another cool detail is, if you do not like the campus you are currently at, LBCC has TWO campuses to choose from, The Liberal Arts Campus near Lakewood Mall and the Pacific Coast Campus located near Downtown Long Beach.

    Am learning a lot

    Rememnber your favorite teachers in High School. Yea, the ones who cursed a few times, or told jokes to make you forget that you were in SCHOOL. Well LBCC is made up of professors just like your favorite teachers. You'll learn a ton of information, quickly and as much to your convenience as possible. They don't just hand you a ton of homework and hope you learn that way, they actually walk you through your subjects.

  • 07/20/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 3 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There had been a growing population of rabbits living on the Liberal Arts Campus of LBCC for as long as anyone could remember. During the two-day, Western University-staff visit at LBCC helped to see, that roughly 100 rabbits were spayed and neutered. Volunteers from LBCC's students, faculty and staff as well as members from nonprofits Best Friends Animal Society and the Bunny Bunch collected the rabbits, transported them to the mobile veterinary clinic, and provided them with post-treatment care. The goal is to have the bunnies adopted into safe homes.

    Bang for the buck

    I found myself sought and contacted by the Phi Thetta Kappa International Honor Society, and I am so glad they did !! I was just plugging along and had no idea that I had even become an honor student. After being inducted I have found many new opportunities available to me for leadership and even scholarship qualifications !!

    What to do for fun

    Whether it's visiting a museum or watching a performance, rooting for your favorite sports team, or even becoming a member of a renaissance period reenactment, LBCC is your place. Have an idea of your own? They are always looking for suggestions.

    Food and Dining

    The food is pretty decent, and if you bring your own it's easy to find a microwave and condiments. The campuses offer a nice selection of indoor/outdoor tables. Differnent clubs always seem to be offering fresh barbecue lunches at a really good price as well.

    Dorm Life

    There isn't an on- campus dormitory.

    Academic Rigor

    You are all you want and strive to be. If it is becoming an honor student; you could turn any class into an honor class. Perhaps joining a club, a team, or study group is passionate for you there are many for you to choose from.

    Tips for prospective students

    Access all of the many available resources at the school. I am a disabled student and have found that the 'Disabled Student Center' and 'Project Go' have been indispensable to me with an alternate study location and always having tutors present.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is constantly improving the campuses which is inspiring for me to continue improving myself. I am working towards an art degree and having professors that are all working artists themselves makes a positive atmosphere in the classes.

  • 08/08/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    2 out of 2 people found this review useful. 4 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The campus safety patrols are performing outstanding work. I have experienced a few emergency situations on campus, and was impressed with their punctual attendance in resolving the matter at hand.

    Bang for the buck

    I am truly blessed that I am even able to do, to learn, to think at the college level. I have always prided myself on being a strong minded individual, and knew that there was a bigger plan than I could have orchestrated. It is my intention to take full advantage of the years I have left, learning, experiencing and sharing the time and knowledge God has given me.

    What to do for fun

    I thoroughly enjoy reading actively, mentoring the few students I have to share my knowledge with, the outdoors, bowling, football, baseball, boxing, pretty much all sports. I train on a daily basis, to keep myself in good health and mentally alert. Brain food, if you will. Too many activities to list. I am just a ball of fire!

    Food and Dining

    I normally do not entertain the food gallery; however, I have heard several students comment that it is very good. Unfortunately, I have not had the same experience.

    Academic Rigor

    I plan to maintain a high GPA throughout my journey, making it possible to achieve my credentials as a professor, and one day share my life and educational knowledge with serious students.

    Tips for prospective students

    College is a lifelong attribute to your success. Take advantage of the opportunities afforded you, by attending school, and experiencing an enlightenment that may be positively overwhelming. Respect the professors you meet, as you journey through your educational goal(s). They have put the work in to educate students who care about a serious education, and are open to sharing that knowledge in their lectures, office hours, mentoring, etc.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a very adverse community of higher learning. Students, for the most part, have little respect for their professors; the reason being, they are not truly attending PCC for the education. It's about the $$$$, like everything seems to be in life. I have been introduced to some outstanding professors, most of which I have a established a professional student-teacher re pore.

  • 07/12/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 5 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    If you just graduated high school, thinking about going back to school, or simply wanting to get a Associate degree i guaranteed you'll find just about everything at Long Beach City College.

    Tips for prospective students

    It depends what you're going for if you are wanting to transfer try doing good in your assessment test because if you don't you'll end up taking non transferable classes for English and Math. Take a counseling 1 so that you can avoid from being confused and it also helps you to understand better at what you're goals are.

    Bang for the buck

    Every class and instructor usually require you little material and they don't go ask you to buy these highly expensive books. I actually save a lot of money because the books are not that expensive. The parking, food, and ect is also cheap as well.

    Am enjoying being here

    Yes i enjoy being at LBCC, at first i was skeptical about how things were going to be since it's a community college. I honestly have to say that i feel that LBCC offers most help than other community colleges.

    Am learning a lot

    I started here in the fall of 2010 and currently still attending. Long Beach City college it's a really good school with the most helpful teachers. The staff are great as well and everyone is friendly. It has a really good learning environment and plenty of sources for you to succeed.

  • 12/11/2011

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 6 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    It's good for students who want to get there general education courses out of the way for a low cost. And those who are going to work hard if they want to transfer.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make a list on classes you plan to take, go onto rate my professor.com and really read the reviews to find those that while actually teach. I definitely recommend you do that for every semester so you do not get stuck with someone who seems mad about being there.

    Bang for the buck

    Cost per unit is definitely afford able. You get what you pay for, average teaching. Overall prices are fair and not exaggerated.

    Am enjoying being here

    I like the LAC campus. It's very nice, and classes are easy to find. But while there its hard to get to know people. Some people are so serious so you begin to not know who to talk to.

    Am learning a lot

    The classes I have now are okay. They fail to challenge. Some professors do not care and seem to not want to be there. You either get stuck with a great professor or a bad one and that sucks. I am failing to learn a lot for the classes are not challenging enough and just plain boring.

  • 01/06/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 7 of 112

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Nearby mall, a park is next to the college.

    Tips for prospective students

    Incoming freshman should consider only taking around 12 units to not become overwhelmed and slowly grow to learn the college standards.

    In three sentences

    Being that I have only been a student for this past semester (fall 2011) I am quite content with my experience so far. The college is nearby and convenient. I took an online class that was just a rerun of what I've already learned so it was very easy. The teachers are very kind and considerate to a student's personal life and have a fair weighing of grade.

  • 01/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 8 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Don't go into the restrooms alone at night. Get security to walk you to your car.

    Clubs and Activities

    TONG is the beer-and-bimbos club.

    Great for these types of students

    Not ready for University, yet.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There used to be Viking Dogs, there used to be bunnies. The T building is nicknamed The Taj Mahal because the royalty dwells there, far from the unwashed masses of instructors and students. Not the side that faces the street, the side that faces away. That's over 100,000 dollars worth of wood paneling in that meeting room where students aren't allowed. No go upstairs to the M building and admire the broken windows and cracked ceiling tiles in the classrooms.

    Bang for the buck

    Admissions forgets to file GPA for CalGrants so students don't get them. If you can find a way to solve this problem (I haven't for three years now) you'll get more bang for your buck.

    What to do for fun

    Balance your academic classes with creative or physical classes so you don't get burnt out.

    Food and Dining

    Bring food from home or walk to nearby Pizza Hut, Jack in the Box, or other restaurants nearby.

    Academic Rigor

    Depends entirely on the instructor and course.

    Tips for prospective students

    Buy books online, then pick them up at the bookstore side entrance instead of standing in line. Avoid the cafeteria food, it's expensive and terrible. The N building has the only filtered, chilled water fountain available to students. Take Maxell for math if you're math-challenged.

    In three sentences

    Good professors. Administrators for the most part take home huge paychecks while cutting classes, services and salaries.

  • 01/15/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 9 of 112

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    You can join many of the school clubs, or even hang out in the Nordic lounge.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria is very expensive and the food is not very good, It's best to go off campus for food.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms here.

    Academic Rigor

    The class atmosphere can be very challenging at times because of the large amount os students that some teachers have in a class. But there are some very great professors.

    Tips for prospective students

    Try to enroll into classes as early as possible, It can be impossible to get into any classes if you wait too long.

    In three sentences

    Long beach city is a great school, but there are far too many students enrolled. It is very hard to get the required and transferable classes, also the class sizes are horribly big with bad teacher to student ratios.

  • 01/27/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 10 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    good.

    Greek Life

    not present.

    Clubs and Activities

    clubs tend to be active throughout the semester and many students join them and take leadership roles, for activities the clubs coordinates.

    Great for these types of students

    lbcc has a very good nursing program for students.

    Bang for the buck

    this is the only college where you will have no parking problem due to stadium next to school. students with valid stickers can park their cars. the college also has newly built parking structure which also accommodates a lot of cars; all this convenience definitely gives a better college experience.

    What to do for fun

    join a club!

    Food and Dining

    not so good, but there is a full coffee shop that seems to be a better choice.

    Dorm Life

    unfortunately there is no on-campus housing.

    Academic Rigor

    upper level classes are easy to get, there has been some very little cutbacks; as the college keeps its promise to help students reach their goals.

    Tips for prospective students

    the teachers are also very knowledgeable in their respective fields. they go an extra mile in helping students understanding the concepts. long beach city college is definitely a good place to begin, if you are a high school student or someone who simply want to enhance your career if you are looking into colleges.

    In three sentences

    excellence in education

  • 02/02/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 11 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    those who are undecided of what to do.

    What to do for fun

    joing a club!

    Tips for prospective students

    do not go with the flow, follow your own path.

    In three sentences

    long beach city college, is a great way to meet new people. it is way cheaper than uc's or csu's, for the same education. it is helping me decide on my major, without wasting a lot of money.

  • 02/16/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 12 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    even though this campus has had certain campus violations i still feel very safe. we have currently had a man try to abuse a young woman making woman feel as the main targets when it comes to abuse. i as a woman it made me feel very insecure, not wanting to come here anymore. however, since that event happened the school has taken its precautions by letting people know that if they would like an escort to walk them anywhere they can just call.

    Clubs and Activities

    there are so many clubs that is so hard to choose from. we have from educational clubs all the way to social clubs where teens are brought up together to becomes one. they have the chance to compete with one another such in sports, races, spelling bees, and many more.

    Great for these types of students

    i believe that this college is great for all types of students because diversity is very high. this is one of the colleges where i have seen all types of races making everyone feel welcomed.

    What to do for fun

    here at long beach city college there are many things to do for fun. starting with sports if your an athletic person that is willing to work out but yet have fun at the same time then i would say to join a sport. some sports that are offered here are volleyball, basketball, football, waterpolo, soccer, etc. for both men and woman. however, if students want to get involved with the community then there is volunteering clubs that not only give you a chance to get involved within the community they also give you the chance to get to know students and staff.

    Food and Dining

    i as a student bring my own lunch or just decide to go somewhere to eat rather than the school cafeteria. food and dining is at its highest prices making students have a hard time affording it. my opinion on food and dining would be that prices are too high and that they should be more considerate since most of our money is going towars books, classes, gas, tools, etc.

    Dorm Life

    at long beach city college i have not experienced the dorm life because dorms are not built in this college. therefore, if my opinion was asked about dorm life then i would have to say that i would love to have that experience in my future educational life.

    Academic Rigor

    as a long beach city college students classes are not always easy they may be very difficult at times. my academic rigor would have to be on an average level. i have yet to experience much more difficult classes however, taking difficult courses does not mean that your expected to fail. studying will be the solution to all academic problems.

    Tips for prospective students

    important tips that i would give ti prospective students would be to come with an open mind to every class, to be excited, and not be shy to ask questions. this campus is very welcoming and will give all students a true lifetime experience. another tip would be to join clubs and get to know students and staff that way students are able to gain networking skills.

    In three sentences

    my experience as a long beach city college has been very great. i enjoy all my classes and truly look forward in coming to school almost everyday. this campus has given me the tools to succeed in life by giving students the chance to speak to counselors, transfer, and get to to work closely with certain staff.

  • 03/03/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 2 people found this review useful. 13 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    there's lots of securities, there's a security hotline if u need a safe ride to your car from night classes

    Clubs and Activities

    there's lots of different clubs, club dodgeball games and talent shows and you can even start your own club

    What to do for fun

    join clubs , participate in talent shows , and fundraising events, attend leadership conferences

    Food and Dining

    the food is pretty good in the cafeteria and not too expensive

    Dorm Life

    there are no dorms

    Tips for prospective students

    stay on top of everything , drop as least classes as possible

    In three sentences

    big, resourceful, and animated

  • 04/20/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 14 of 112

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    Long beach city have clubs fit for everyone. If you want to have fun, then join a club that fits you. If you purchase a college service card, there are a lot of good deals for you to have fun outside of school.

    Food and Dining

    Campus cafeteria is expensive but worth every penny

    Tips for prospective students

    Always ask for help when needed. Long beach city college professors will not mind

    In three sentences

    Long beach city college is a college that specialize in academics and is filled with great professors and administrators. The learning enviornmen is awesome and professors are willing to help if asked. Long beach city college is a great college to attend to further your higher education.

  • 11/29/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 15 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    People of different cultures and willing to try something new and meet new people.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The Dungeon, otherwise known as the study area below the Nordic Student Lounge, also on the trip to the student success and learning center.

    What to do for fun

    Join clubs and social activities. Discover the wide range of services offered for students.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you're looking for a place with a very diverse mix of students, a wide horizon of opportunities to grow and progress as a person, student, and friend, then Long Beach City College is the place to go.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a very diverse school with a very down-to-earth and real atmosphere. The faculty are great at doing what they do, the people there are friendly and open to meet new people, and the buildings look modern. This is a great community college that's under construction for new, bigger and better things.

  • 03/06/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    1 out of 1 people found this review useful. 16 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I see the LBPD here and there but never on foot.

    Greek Life

    Almost non-existent, I believe there are 2 or 3 organizations.

    Clubs and Activities

    There aren't many clubs to join for the amount of students enrolled.

    Great for these types of students

    All high school graduates and anyone who want's to learn a trade.

    Bang for the buck

    The tuition is rising but it is still hundreds of dollars cheaper for the classes that you would get at a UC or CSU. (Same teachers at those schools somtimes)

    What to do for fun

    Join a club and get connected.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria is really good, a bit expensive but other than that it provides a variety of hot meals and snacks.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    There are a few tough classes but not everything is hard.

    Tips for prospective students

    Register for classes ASAP preferably on your priority appointment.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a great school that offers a variety of courses. Although budget cuts have really hit the school there are still a lot of good courses to take, as long as you register early to prevent being on the waitlist. It's a good school to knock off your GE's.

  • 12/23/2011

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    0 out of 1 people found this review useful. 17 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    If you plan on transferring to a 4-year university and if you have an immense amount of patience. And don't drive, it has a shuttle to go between campuses.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure you write down a list of questions before you have to do anything at any of the offices. And ask them repeatedly because they never want to tell you everything you need.

    Bang for the buck

    I guess its okay, but I see this place as a waste of time if you have other options.

  • 01/16/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    18 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The food can improve

    Dorm Life

    They do not have dorms

    Academic Rigor

    They have a great academic program.

    In three sentences

    It is a very well school for a beginning student.

  • 01/23/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    19 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    you can access campus safety anytime, and you can get text messages about any on campus activities!

    Clubs and Activities

    this school has a variety of clubs and activities, to join.

    Great for these types of students

    great for any student who wants to educate their self.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    long beach city is known for having rabbits on campus dont be alarmed they wont hurt you!

    Bang for the buck

    long beach city college is a great school with a great sense of community and family feeling. they help as much as they can. all the teachers i have encountered are very helpful and great teachers!

    What to do for fun

    there is a lot of things to do for fun, like sport activities, theatre shows

    Food and Dining

    the food on campus is actually not bad at all, they keep the dinning area pretty clean.

    Academic Rigor

    this school has a high graduating rate and high transfer rate!

    Tips for prospective students

    i think students should take advantage of the services and programs that the school has to offer. it can help with your goal in school, it can help make school easier.

    In three sentences

    long beach is a great community college. they offer many different programs at this college. they have many resources to help you with school.

  • 02/10/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    0 out of 1 people found this review useful. 20 of 112

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    there are a lot of activities that clubs generate to integrate students.

    Food and Dining

    food and dining is really good.

    Dorm Life

    at long beach city college there is no dorm life.

    Academic Rigor

    it really nice to stduy at long beach city college because homework is really usufull when developing new themes.

    In three sentences

    long beach city college is a good place to study. it has great technology, and academic environment is respectfull.

  • 02/21/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    21 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    there have been recent cases where women have been harassed.

    Clubs and Activities

    lots of honors societies and clubs. alpha gamma sigma.

    Great for these types of students

    are not financially stable and need to improve transcript for university.

    What to do for fun

    social meetings.

    Food and Dining

    cafeteria is mediocre.

    Dorm Life

    no dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    for the most part it is the same as high school.

    Tips for prospective students

    join honors program.

    In three sentences

    join the honors program offered here. it is exceptionally prestigious and looks good on your transcript. i love it.

  • 03/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    22 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    local 99 cent shops

    What to do for fun

    downtown long beach

    Tips for prospective students

    be open to new things. dont be around to ask for help

    In three sentences

    long beach is very welcoming. there is a lot of support and assistance available. there is a variety of class option and times to accommodate schedules.

  • 03/28/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    23 of 112

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    They have several different sports and clubs. Activities take place around campus very often and the arcade is pretty good too.

    Food and Dining

    The food at Long Beach City College is pretty good. A bit over priced but most of the food is made there by other students.

    Dorm Life

    From what I've seen I don't really know about any dorms at this college. but there are plenty of off campus houses and apartments in the vicinity.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes are not to difficult for me but for others, they may be just the challenge they need. There's plenty of homework and the material covered is very thorough.

    Tips for prospective students

    Go see a counselor it will help a lot with figuring out what classes you want to take. Even if your not sure of your major i recommend you see a counselor still.

    In three sentences

    It's a really nice college. Everything is simple and like any other college its pretty competitive. The teachers seem to be well informed and know their material really well.

  • 04/30/2012

    Reviewer is Accepted here and planning to attend soon. Reviewer has been to campus.

    24 of 112

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    play pool.

    Tips for prospective students

    study abroad and never give up.

    In three sentences

    Has a group of great counselors. I love being part of such a wonderful school. It has the best students ever.

  • 05/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    25 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Im at the football stadium throughout most my day.

    What to do for fun

    Join a club to get to know new people on campus

    Tips for prospective students

    Stay focused at the task at hand

    In three sentences

    Long Beach has seriously changed my life. Now that i attend I finally understand the importance of education.

  • 05/15/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    26 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Great for these types of students

    Student who want to have fun and at the same time get an education this school is for you.

    Bang for the buck

    Their is a off campus book store where you can purchase your school books a lot cheaper. Also community college is a lot cheaper than private, Cal State, and trade school

    What to do for fun

    Catch the Long Beach bus and go to the beach after class. Stay in the campus and meet new people

    Food and Dining

    Love it. When I do not want to lose my parking I eat at the cafeteria. they even have their own little coffee shop at the LAC campus.

    Dorm Life

    This community college does not have a dorm.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you like bunnies and cats at your campus this school is for you. On a serious note if you are willing to get ahead in life college is your ticket to achieve it.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City School is a very diverse school that gives students the opportunity to strive. It has students in class rooms who are willing to learn and get a career started. The professors are there for their students not just for a paycheck, at least the ones I have had.

  • 05/17/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    27 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    yes and there very friendly and helpful.

    Clubs and Activities

    clubs may too choose from human service, the doors are open , welding club, to many thing to do sports as well.

    Great for these types of students

    any student will feel good at LBCC campus.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    well long beach city college is under construction at the moment at the pcc campus.

    What to do for fun

    interact with other students, as going out, and participating in clubs.

    Tips for prospective students

    great for new students to grow and feel like its family.

    In three sentences

    long beach city college, has been great for me I have learned many things not just in learning abilities, but as emotionally and my self esteem getting involved in the clubs in the campus and all the great advisors and teachers that long beach city college has.

  • 05/18/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    There are a ton of clubs you can participate in. Intermurials as well, which I enjoyed because I love sports.

    Food and Dining

    I didn't really ever eat at school; I was trying to save money. But the times I did, there seemed to be a nice selection and relatively inexpensive.

    Academic Rigor

    If you have good time management skills, you will be fine. Long Beach City College also provides tutor centers, which are helpful.

    Tips for prospective students

    Plan to get your G.E.'s taken care of. If you know what you would like to pursue, find out what core classes you need to take and what overall gpa you need to get into the school you want. Remember to have fun; it is college after all.

    In three sentences

    Overall, Long Beach City College is a good school; however, I believe they need to improve on their counseling. I only saw a counselor one time and felt that I knew more about the questions I asked than the counselor. I believe there is definite room for improvement, but my overall experience was a good one.

  • 05/30/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    cafeteria has some pretty good deals on food. quick and efficient.

    Dorm Life

    there are no dorms. you must live off campus.

    Academic Rigor

    depending on the teacher you can have a challenging workload that will help you grow, or someone who doesn't do much more than read the slides.

    In three sentences

    The school is upgrading. The teachers are knowledgeable. Classes can be limited depending on the department.

  • 05/30/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There have been a few attempted sexual assault incidences over the last couple years which have led the campus to beef up its security. However, all students should be prepared, especially while taking night classes.

    Greek Life

    There are no sororities or fraternities at this school.

    Clubs and Activities

    You can start your own club with a minimum of ten members or join one already established. The ASB provides service hour and fundraising opportunities.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for working students or those who want to transfer but want to get some cheaper classes out of the way before doing so. They have a variety of general education classes and specialized classes.

    Bang for the buck

    This school offers a lot of financial assistance and they have financial counselors that can help guide you to the best options.

    What to do for fun

    There's always something going on around the school. There will be student bands during lunch time as well as frequent fundraisers (i.e. mini grand prix)

    Food and Dining

    There is a full food court with a variety of hot and cold but they are a little pricey, and if you're on campus a lot, this can add up! They do have microwaves and hot water that are available if you want to bring lunch from home.

    Dorm Life

    I live off-campus on my own so I cant provide you with any guidance here! Plus this college does not offer housing.

    Academic Rigor

    The degree of academic rigor varies depending on instructor and class. I have always been able to do pretty well, but they offer many free tutoring services that are included in student costs.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you already know what your major is going to be, talk to the counselors and try to plan ahead to transfer, especially since the economic status is so up in the air. If possible, meet with your prospective transfer schools counselors to know exactly what they expect you to have ready at the time of application.

    In three sentences

    This school has been pretty good to me over the last couple years; however, I was a little misguided in the beginning by the counselors. This caused me to be set back because I wasn't set up to take certain classes that I needed.

  • 05/31/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    Check out the cafeteria, good food and great place to relax and chill library is fun and neat Enjoy the rabbits in campis

    Tips for prospective students

    Go early, busy, full parking be nice to rabbits!

    In three sentences

    Long Beach city has very well teaching professors who have a great positive attitude. Has a variety of classes, and as long as you register on time, you have a guarantee for classes. very nice, with rabbits in campus!

  • 06/05/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Bang for the buck

    Most of the teachers at Long Beach City College provide an excellent educational experience to all their students. Although the cost of tuition is rising, it is worth the investment to attend Long Beach City College. Many university students agree that Long Beach City College provides the same education that they are receiving at their university.

    Food and Dining

    Both Pacific Coast Campus and the Liberal Arts Campus offer a variety of food at their cafeterias. The food isn't so healthy, and it is a bit pricey, but there are options at every price range. They offer a wide selection of packaged, and freshly cooked food.

    Dorm Life

    I don't live on campus, so I wouldn't know what the dorm life is like. I don't think Long Beach City College has any dorms, actually.

    Academic Rigor

    The teachers at Long Beach City College provide an extraordinary learning experience. They are easygoing and are very helpful. They are very concerned about all their students and try to help everyone they can. The teachers try to teach in ways that are understandable and helpful to all of their students.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is an exceptional school with outstanding teachers and offers a variety of courses to all of its students. This school offers an education to many students and provides the benefit of helping students achieve their goals. Even though the graduation and transfer rate isn't so high, it is still a very good school to accomplish your prospective goals.

  • 06/12/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Clubs and Activities

    The club that I am participating is totally awesome such a wonderful experience. The club that I am in is called Prayer Club basically what we do is our Youth Pastor comes and shares a bit of the Word of God every Thursdays from 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

    What to do for fun

    For fun I will hang out to eat with my sisters right after Prayer Club which is awesome.

    Food and Dining

    The food is OK its nothing fancy or anything like that but its good I really like the fact that when you order they make the food right in front of you and the people are really nice.

    Dorm Life

    I really never stayed in the dorm with another student and I'm not sure if LBCC has dorms either.

    Academic Rigor

    I think the Academic Rigor is OK thats why I gave it a 3 star rate.

    Tips for prospective students

    One of the tips that I can give for a prospective student will be that when you start school on your first day don't feel nervous. Once you're attending all of your classes and work really hard in your class you'll do just fine. Especially if you take more than 12 units.

    In three sentences

    I would rate Long Beach City College as an 8. The reason why is that even though I really didn't want to come to this school it really has helped me being able to get the credits that I need in order to transfer to CSULB. Also I been having a great experience on being able to participate in a club at LBCC.

  • 06/13/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    I study with friends as well as play drums. I have a passion for being creative.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria can get a little pricy at times, but it can be worth it. My favorite to get is a coffin from java city.

    Dorm Life

    There aren't any dorm rooms at this college unfortunately.

    Academic Rigor

    The work can get tough but there are always people to motivate you and push you on.

    Tips for prospective students

    My best bet is to go in with an open mind. New student have to be ready to work and not play around.

    In three sentences

    I love this school! I've learned a lot about myself and my field of study by attending Long Beach City College.

  • 06/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Great for these types of students

    First generation students. Full time workers and those returning to college.

    Bang for the buck

    Definitely worth the bang for the buck.

    What to do for fun

    Lots of local shops, restaurants and bars. A major plus is the beach is within 5 miles.

    Food and Dining

    Food is pretty good.

    Dorm Life

    There are none available.

    Academic Rigor

    Most Science and Math classes are as rigorous as a University but many of the Liberal Arts classes are pretty easy.

    Tips for prospective students

    Use your counselors to make all decisions for enrollement and use the Scholarship Foundation office.

    In three sentences

    It is a great college to complete your General educationa and transfer from or earn an A.A. certificate.

  • 06/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    the food is great.

    Dorm Life

    there is no dorm in this school

    Academic Rigor

    it is okay

    Tips for prospective students

    Do not give up when it gets hard. The years you spend in school will go fast and it will all be worth it at the end

    In three sentences

    Long beach city college is a diverse school. The nursing staff is very helpful.

  • 06/25/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There has been three attempted assaults during the later hours but that's it.

    Greek Life

    the order of Thor or than or something It's as close as we get to an on campus fraternity

    Clubs and Activities

    Econ Club Phi Theta Kappa Bible Club Prayer Club Philosophy Club Pagan Club Atheist Club World Dance Club the Order of Thor TnT girls club And those are the ones I remember off the top of my head

    Great for these types of students

    Great for those who need a flexible schedule and the honor program is great for students trying to transfer

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There is a quaint little court yard hidden in the center of the English building.

    Bang for the buck

    It is must cheaper than going to a four year right away and tend to be generous with the financial aid.

    What to do for fun

    Clubs, concerts, random activities, there is almost always something going on.

    Food and Dining

    Overprice and vary little variety, I almost always bring my lunch from home.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms that I'm aware of, it's a city college.

    Academic Rigor

    Most classes are just right but there are those few that are ridiculously easy and those that will make you want to cry.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure you have a specific time devoted to studying and preparing for your classes if not, you are likely to fall behind and to beginning to feel like your drowning.

    In three sentences

    Like every college, Long Beach City has some of the best and some of the worst teachers on the planet, but provides many additional resources to help succeed in even the worst classes. It offers workshops, tutoring, and supplemental instruction with the intention on helping all their students pass. As a bonus there are many clubs and activities that appeal to almost every type of student.

  • 07/03/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Seldom there were police cars parked around campus, but I very rarely saw any actual security or police people. While I mostly felt safe on campus because I stayed in groups, but the last semester I was there in particular, there were several assaults on campus. There also are only a couple emergency call stations only in the J parking structure.

    Greek Life

    Mostly, Greek life was not applicable. There were a few clubs on campus who claimed to be fraternities or sororities, but I would not even compare them to Greek life at a 4-year institution.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are a myriad of clubs and activities on campus. It is a great way to get involved with school. I chose to be a part of a service-based honors society. Whatever your interest is, there is most likely a club for you. However, some clubs, because they are student run, have one or two meetings at the beginning of the semester, but fall apart after that. It is definitely worth joining clubs for the social aspect.

    Great for these types of students

    It is the best for students who don't really know what they want to do with their career yet, but want to continue their education.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    The honors room is a hidden gem in the back corner of the library. You must be an honors student to go in, but it is a lounge/study area with free computers and free printing (within reason).

    Bang for the buck

    The unit price has gone up so much in the past few years! I know college is expensive in general, but community college was supposed to be the less expensive route. It is not That much cheaper than 4-years anymore.

    What to do for fun

    Clubs are about the only thing on campus to do for fun. Sports teams are also a possibility, but then you must sign up for them in your schedule, just like a class.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria has considerable room for improvement. The cheap options are covered with grease and have been sitting out for hours. The slightly more healthy options, which are not much better, are outrageously expensive. The staff is mostly grouchy and abrasive. I ordered from the grill only once, where they served me a half-raw chicken sandwich. No thank you.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes here are incredibly easy. Teachers expect very little from their students, and important deadlines are anything but. There are a few wonderful teachers at the school, but as a whole, it felt like 3 semesters of high school, not college. I am transferring out now, and with all the severe budget cuts, I am very glad I am.

    Tips for prospective students

    Any students who are seeking a higher education, join the honors program! The honors classes are much smaller (about 20 students), the teachers love honors students, and you get much more personal attention. The classes are not even much more difficult; it's more about the small class style. I also suggest joining clubs as a new student to meet new people. Bring your own lunch, and find your group of friends. LBCC is very clique-y like high school. Also, get all of your general ed courses done right away, and obtain priority registration. My best advice to you: get in and transfer out.

    In three sentences

    LBCC can be a good tool to bridge the gap between high school and 4-year colleges, however, the student must do all the work and research for their education; helpful guidance is not given often. With severe budget cuts, the entire student body and staff feel tension with the administration, as well as there being a lack of classes.

  • 07/13/2012

    Reviewer is A past student here.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    The library is very quiet and one can easily take naps in there. Watching the rabbits is also amusing.

    Food and Dining

    The food is actually really good as well as really cheap. A good place time have a lunch break and catch up on school work.

    Academic Rigor

    While some classes appear to be basic all classes require a certain amount of dedication. Reading and attending class is very important

    Tips for prospective students

    Don't forget to buy your parking pass. Get to school early enough to find parking. Check on ratemyprofessors.com to sign up for good teachers. Don't leave DLA's until last minute.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a very busy school, but I have very little complaints. I never had a problem with enrolling or getting into classes. Virtually everyone is willing to help with that they can.

  • 08/16/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    i don't eat on campus

    Dorm Life

    I didn't dorm.

    Academic Rigor

    Medium to easy

    Tips for prospective students

    Get your placement test out of the way, a bonus to doing so will get you priority on the appointment list for class registration.

    In three sentences

    It's a well lit campus with plenty of parking. The instructor's are reasonable in their curriculum and everyone I've met seems pretty satisfied with long beach city.

  • 08/22/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    41 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is a police station down the street. So the crime level is very low.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are a huge variety of clubs to choose from.

    Great for these types of students

    Students that are there to learn.

    Bang for the buck

    Go to the bookstore and buy used books that are a lot cheaper.

    What to do for fun

    to watch the bunnies and cats on the campus.

    Food and Dining

    they have very great food option that are tasty and affordable.

    Dorm Life

    there is no dorms there.

    Academic Rigor

    all the students are hard working.

    Tips for prospective students

    To always follow the school rules.

    In three sentences

    i would give the college 5 stars. Because the campus exceeds expectations. That every student should deserve.

  • 08/24/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The campus is pretty safe. There is always an officer on campus. Pretty well lit. Rarely, there are some incidents.

    Clubs and Activities

    One of my favorite clubs was Alpha Gamma Sigma, the honor society at LBCC. They always had many activities and volunteer events happening all year round. There are many other clubs on campus, however. Usually there are miniature competitions among the clubs which are tons of fun.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for students trying to explore and find a fitting major. Also, if you are just trying to get a degree and head back to work, they have quick an easy ways for you to do so. If you are trying to transfer, many transfer resources that help you achieve that goal.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    We have campus bunnies. Rabbits that are scattered around the campus. Traditionally, we are welcomed to volunteer and feed them. Very fun tradition.

    Bang for the buck

    As for many California community colleges, you can get a diverse number of resources to help you succeed in life. Whether it's transferring or earning a certificate to advance you in your career. This school is affordable for everything that it offers. I found that many of the professors on this campus are distinguished in the way they teach. They are passionate about their subject and really want their students to learn.

    What to do for fun

    Join the a club. They are great at doing fun on-campus activities that help you make new friends and stay involved on-campus. Join a team like track or soccer. Take a gym course. These are always laid back and fun, but help you stay fit. Near campus there is the Lakewood Mall. Come with your friends here to shop, dine, or watch a movie.

    Food and Dining

    Cafeteria on campus. I regularly eat here. They have healthy options; for instance, healthy smoothies. There is a pizzeria in the cafe that's tasty. The dining area can be a bit small. But, the surrounding outdoors has plenty of grass where you can sit under a tree on beautiful Cali day and enjoy your food.

    Dorm Life

    No stars, because this is a junior college, and no dorms available.

    Academic Rigor

    Some classes are truly challenging with great professors that help you learn more than what's subjected in the books. However, there are many fun courses that you can take that are slightly more flexible. Always keep exploring. The art, music, athletics classes are a blast, so take advantage of them here.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure to turn in important documents, like financial aid or transcripts early. If you are a high school student, then you should take an assessment test early as well. Make a meeting with a counselor as soon as you apply if you know what major or program you are interested in. Counselors are helpful in planning your academic career to help you transfer/graduate. Remember to talk to your counselor about the Honors Program. The Honors Program has transfer contracts that can help you secure a position in the University of choice (although, not all universities have this contract with LBCC; UCLA does).

    In three sentences

    LBCC is a well rounded community college that offers many resources that aim to make it affordable and also help students achieve success. Recently renovated, LBCC is a school that strives to be number one by offering many courses, a variety of programs, and increasing the infrastructure to meet the demand of the students. Lastly, this is a great school for any person because LBCC strives to respectively understand each individual's needs to succeed.

  • 08/25/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria has a good selection of foods, ranging from healthy to unhealthy.

    Dorm Life

    I live at home.

    Academic Rigor

    My English and math instructors have been fun, but at times were very challenging, and it wasn't to my surprise to see kids dropping. However, It depends on you, not the teacher.

    Tips for prospective students

    Allowing a teacher to get some one on one time to see how you process what they teach can be very crucial to both you and the teacher. If you are taking courses at LBCC, then use the library; it's extremely useful.

    In three sentences

    The math and science department is ran by amazingly smart people. Don't be afraid to go to them during office hours because doing so can really make a difference in your grades.

  • 08/28/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    LBCC does offer many athletic options for fun it's a great way to socialize and do things that are productive. LBCC also provides many clubs and out of class activities to do. Even some of the tutoring is pretty fun.

    Food and Dining

    You have plenty options on where and what to go eat at the campuses, and the meals are not bad at all, or if you have a car there are plenty of local restaurants and stores to find something to eat.

    Dorm Life

    Its a community college dorm life doesn't exist.

    Academic Rigor

    Classes are strict! Which is a good thing if you ask me. It motivates you to accomplish and learn more. The professors really allow you to participate and get in touch with students which is awesome it takes away some of the stress in handling college.

    Tips for prospective students

    Stay alert with your financial possibilities especially if you are an out of state applicant. Make sure to attend orientation at the school in personal much more helpful than online orientation. Take placement test early in the summer you do not want to forget material and be put in lower classes you should be taking.

    In three sentences

    The school campus in the outside looks nice, the inside however could use a bit more work classroom size isn't the best but its adjustable. The enrollment process to the school is easy and fast which is good. However financial aid guidance and counselling are not the best.

  • 08/30/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Theres is strict security day and night

    What to do for fun

    sports, join a club, study group and most of all meeting new people everyday and semester.

    Food and Dining

    Food and Dining here is very good its healthy and not so expensive sometimes.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms.

    Tips for prospective students

    Students are interested and is willing to complete school with the right and stabled mind. Student are always on task. But sometimes hard to afford.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a well organized campus. who's willing to help and give you advice. Long Beach City College is a great place to start.

  • 08/30/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    Attending LBCC is very affordable compared to universities but buying textbooks and supplies is always a hassle.

    What to do for fun

    Joining clubs of interest can be very fun. You can meet new people with similar interests and make good friends.

    Food and Dining

    Buying food or snacks from the cafeteria or from the student store can get pricy if purchases are being made daily. There is not a variety of healthy choices in the cafeteria as well. I would recommend bringing a homemade lunch a few days out of the week depending on your schedule, thus leaving a few extra bucks in your pocket as well.

    Dorm Life

    Long Beach City College does not have any dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Majority of the classes available can present a challenge for many students. Some classes can be very high-stressed while others are more relaxed.

    Tips for prospective students

    Arrive early to classes to get a good a seat. Do not be afraid to ask questions; the professors are there to help you understand. Do not procrastinate. Most professors do not accept late work.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College (LBCC) is a great two-year school that offers many majors. Attending the school allows you to save money while also earning a certificate or Associates Degree, or by finishing general education before transferring to a four-year University.

  • 09/02/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Tips for prospective students

    Print out a map of the campus either LAC or PCC and don't be afraid to ask questions to random students of where the buildings are.

    In three sentences

    I like LBCC, it's a great campus and is very diverse. All of the teachers that I've had here are very considerate. All of the students and my fellow classmates are very nice as well, so I would rate my college a 4.0 out of 5.0 stars.

  • 09/03/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is always at least 2 cops on both sides of the campus as well as security which drives around a lot especially during the night. There's a campus cop that walks around the library to make sure everything is okay. With the exception of past incidents I feel safe with the tight security.

    What to do for fun

    Clubs

    Food and Dining

    Pizza is very delicious but the cafeteria could use some renovation. Staff is very friendly and the cafe is great.

    Academic Rigor

    Students are very engaged and helpful to one another.

    Tips for prospective students

    Use shuttle bus and take advantages of the student discounts as well as services offered on campus.

    In three sentences

    Friendly campus and helpful staff. Cafeteria is okay, could use a little renovation. Library has great hours and staff is always around to help.

  • 09/10/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    49 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Bang for the buck

    with student aid you can easily afford to enroll here at LBCC. They offer many programs for student financial aid on campus, along with student on campus employment. For what you pay, you recieve many services on campus free only to students.

    What to do for fun

    Explore long beach; there is much to see and do! Head down to the beach for a swim or head to the nearby Lakewood mall if your in a mood to spend money. Or take a trip to signal hill. day or night, the views are breathtaking.

    Food and Dining

    You get tons of food discounts with your student ASB card. There is a discount at subway, and there is at least one within a quarter mile of either campus. You can get good discounts at several local diners and eateries aswell.

    Academic Rigor

    Taking the time to study pays off. Professors are knowledgeable and willing to answer questions. Take advantage of tutoring sessions if your struggling to keep up.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you're just starting out, I recommend you start with a few counseling courses. Additionally, take time to figure out the library and investigate the extensive on campus resources available to you.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a great place to pursue higher learning.The staff is incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. LBCC is by far the most pleasant college campus I have ever set foot on.

  • 09/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    50 of 112

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    play basketball basically any sports

    Dorm Life

    no dorms

    Tips for prospective students

    complete all paper work early and on time.

    In three sentences

    long beach is a great college. it just slow.

  • 09/15/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    51 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are always cops and security offficers everywhere so if you need help or you have an isssue you can go to them or take it to the emergency office.

    Bang for the buck

    You can take your GE classes here for cheaper and it is the equivalent of the GE classes you would have to take at University.

    What to do for fun

    I am just starting this year at LBCC so I dont know what to do for fun yet, but I guess you should join a club or sports team if you have the time, effort and talent to do it.

    Food and Dining

    The dining at LBCC is good but is honestly kind of expensive.

    Dorm Life

    LBCC has no dorms on campus or off campus.

    Academic Rigor

    The teachers at LBCC take the time to not just teach but to encourage you to achieve your goals and they assist you in finding your style of learning and helping you find ways to use it in your classes.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure that if you are receiving Financial Aid that you check in with the financial aid office before school starts, like in July and make sure that all your information is turned in and completed.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a good place to begin your college education. The teachers and resouces are great. By beginning your higher education here you will save money.

  • 09/18/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    52 of 112

    Categories Comments
    What to do for fun

    There really is not many things to do on campus for fun being that it is a very small college. Although you can buy discounted tickets for things around the city.

    Food and Dining

    Depending on who you ask, some people love the food here ,but plenty of people have had their fair share of bad stories in the cafeteria.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes are not very difficult. Teachers tend to go slow until you understand the material.

    Tips for prospective students

    I suggest signing up for your classes the minute registration opens. Due to the construction it is often difficult to get across campus, so plan your time wisely

    In three sentences

    Long beach city college is an impacted college. There is a large student body making it impossible to get into the classes you need. I suggest finding another college if you want to transfer fast bit other wise it has a nice atmosphere and easy classes

  • 10/07/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    53 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The On Campus Patrol are always Available whenever you need them and are kept an eye out on unusual behaviors that may be happening around the Day and Night .

    In three sentences

    Attending Long Beach City College is a Small way to open doors of Opportunities that can possibly further your education in transferring to Universities from All around the World . This Helps students who didn't do so well in High School and for those who aren't eligible for Loans and Grants . Community College indeed but it can flourish into something with greater meaning for the future as long as you put your mind at work .

  • 10/11/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

    54 of 112

    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I always see sheriffs paroling the grounds and halls at the campus, but there could be more campus security.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are clubs and activities at both campuses but way more on the main campus.

    Great for these types of students

    People who value diversity and wants to get a good education.

    Bang for the buck

    Great enrollment and class fees for residents and non-residents.

    Food and Dining

    The stores on campus have great priced stacks and if you sign up for news letters you get coupons. Also there are fast food restaurants surrounding both campuses.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms, it's a community college.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes that I'm taking are a step up from high school and challenging but my professors make it easier for me to get excellent grades.

    Tips for prospective students

    Register early because this school is very popular and classes fill up fast!

    In three sentences

    Long Beach city college is a diverse community college that offers a variety of classes on a flexible schedule. The students here are very proud of their school and like to get involved. Long Beach City College is the first college I've ever gone to and I am excited to see what the future holds!

  • 10/21/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    I feel very safe on campus. There are multiple police officers posted here at the college. There are increased safety here at Long Beach City College. There is adequate lighting at night.

    What to do for fun

    I like to enjoy myself at a movie, or taking a tour on the town. I like to spend time at Knotts Berry Farm, Magic Mountain, and Disneyland. I also like to be active eith community activities like church and social clubs. I give the campus a 5.

    Food and Dining

    They have 2 campuses. On the main campus there is a large cafteria. They have a great selection of food to choose from. It is convenient and easy to get food while you are at school. I give the campus a 5.

    Dorm Life

    They do not have dorms at this college. But they have referrals to affordable housing in the area. I live of campus in an affordable housing unit. It does not cost me very much money to pay rent. I am lucky to have lived so close to the campus. I give the campus a 5.

    Academic Rigor

    They have plenty of certificate programs and vocational programs. You can meet with an academic advisor to see how to transfer to a University. You need to maintain at least a 2.0 and complete at least 67% of your units each semester. I give the campus a 5.

    Tips for prospective students

    If you plan on attending Long Beach City College you need to take a assessment test. If your are still in high school make sure to meet with a counselor to complete an educational plan.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College has many resources for jobs and internships. Long Beach city College has an excellent nursing program. I like the food offered at the viking cafeteria.

  • 10/23/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There are not many security which should probably change.

    Greek Life

    none.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are many clubs, but hard to find!

    Great for these types of students

    Students that are interested in transferring to a university near by.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There is nothing spectacular about this school.

    Bang for the buck

    The school is worth the price, it serves its purpose!

    What to do for fun

    There is nothing to do on campus, as far as activities.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria is okay, but there should be more than just one.

    Dorm Life

    there are no dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Teachers could try harder to be more clear.

    Tips for prospective students

    Keep your head up! It can appear to be hard, but as a young student a future is possible.

    In three sentences

    Honestly, I believe that this school is a great one, most of the teachers seem to care about the students. As far as the campus, it could use some improvement. The classes should resemble a college rather than high school.

  • 11/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    There is a park right across the street. Taking part in school activities are always fun as well.

    Food and Dining

    The breakfast and lunch is always good.

    Dorm Life

    As far as I know there is no on campus living.

    Tips for prospective students

    Never be afraid to tell your teacher you do not understand something. They are always willing to help. They want to make sure you understand the information.

    In three sentences

    LBCC is a great school. I have had nothing but great teachers. They are always willing to help.

  • 11/14/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    I feel safe.

    Greek Life

    None - I think?

    Clubs and Activities

    I've never been involved of any of them, but there are TONS!

    Great for these types of students

    International, fresh out of high school, or returning students are all good fits.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Bunnies, bunnies, everywhere!

    Bang for the buck

    These credits are just as good as somewhere else!

    What to do for fun

    Long Beach is packed with stuff to do. How can you not have fun at the beach? Feed the rabbits!

    Food and Dining

    Good food served her. Prices are okay for students on a budget. Plenty of workspace in the cafeteria.

    Dorm Life

    None that I even know of! Party at my house! Just kidding, I am too busy studying!

    Academic Rigor

    The work is hard but in good taste. If you pay attention and stick to the syllabus it's almost a no-fail atmosphere. Work hard and play later!

    Tips for prospective students

    You should apply early. Start the financial aid process right away. Make an appointment with your academic and financial counselors as soon as possible.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is easy to navigate both online and on campus. LBCC has dedicated teachers. City is a great place to continue your educational journey.

  • 11/15/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The safety is not that great the school is very much open so any one can step into the campus, there is no regulation on who is allowed to go in.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are many clubs to choose from at this campus from clubs that do things for the community to paint ball shooting. A wide variety of clubs.

    Food and Dining

    There is not a wide variety of food that the school offers, mainly the basic foods such as pizza, salads, burritos, chips, sodas, waters, and juices. It's not like university's that have fast food restaurants in their cafeteria.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms in this campus.

    Academic Rigor

    Since it is a community college it is not very rigorous, it very much depends on the classes one is taking.

    Tips for prospective students

    -Be ready to learn at all times -Be on time all the time -Do not procrastinate -Turn in assignments on due date

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a very welcoming school its environment is very college like. The teachers are very helpful and assist you on any concerns you may have. I love going to school every day to me its like a second home.

  • 12/11/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Food and Dining

    There is a cafeteria and the food is pretty good, with areasonable price but there is fast food places all in lakewood right down the street you can drive or walk too.

    Academic Rigor

    The learning to me is challenging, there is even extra activities you have to do called distinguished learning activities or dla's for math and English classes

    Tips for prospective students

    Always have priority registration to get classes, every thing for long beach city college is done online, if you need help don't be afraid to talk to a counselor, oh and make appointments with a counselor early on Mondays only

    In three sentences

    Long beach city college is a great school. Fresh out of high school and new to a college environment it's very welcoming with great professors and a nice campus and friendly peers. With financial problems, classes are affordable, but books can be quite expensive.

  • 12/21/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    I always see campus security around when ever I'm walking from class to class or from class to the parking lot.

    Greek Life

    I am not involved in the Greek Life,

    Clubs and Activities

    I have not joined any clubs or activities, but I am planning on joining a book club once I have more free time. I also see clubs promoting in the quad area.

    Great for these types of students

    Not too sure about that.

    What to do for fun

    There is a park across the street so if you like working out you can go there. There are a few bars maybe 10 minutes away. There is also the long beach town center about 3 miles away off the 605.

    Food and Dining

    There are many places to eat all around. The Long Beach Town center has many places to dine both fast food and restaurants

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms that I know of.

    Academic Rigor

    So far I have yet to experience academic rigor from any of my classes.

    Tips for prospective students

    When you are applying for classes online, make sure to look at which campus you are applying to because you have the option to apply to class at the LAC campus and the PCC campus as well.

    In three sentences

    Long beach is a great school. The Campus is nicer than most other schools. Most of the teachers are awesome and genuinely want to help you.

  • 12/26/2012

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    There is a sheriff's office on campus and there are police men and women roaming the campus daily to ensure that the school rules aren't being broken and to make sure that everyone is safe. Every hour on the hour a police vehicle drives through campus to make sure that no one is in danger. They are available at night for the evening students, should they need an escort to their car.

    Greek Life

    The closest thing to Greek life on campus is the social-service clubs. Pay a fee to be a member, do community service and mingle with the more socially active students on campus.

    Clubs and Activities

    Student life is the heart of the activities and fun on camps. There are always food fundraisers, themed events and musically involved events taking place that are operated by the clubs on campus. It makes for a lively environment and a place to make many friends. There are social-service groups, honor societies and special interest clubs (i.e. French, Archaeology, Christian, German, Medical, etc clubs). Most of these events and going-ons are funded the Associated Student Body Government, which is also a large source of campus and community involvement for students.

    Great for these types of students

    This school's Liberal Arts Campus is great for motivated and transfer-oriented students. It's Pacific Coast Campus is perfect for students pursuing a trade, seeing as how it is largely a trades campus.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There campus has a variety of wildlife (i.e. people-friendly birds, bunnies, cats and squirrels), it's the cutest thing you will ever see.

    Bang for the buck

    Long Beach City College is worth the money that you pay, which is current at $60/unit + a health fee.

    What to do for fun

    Most of the fun comes from the campus club-executed activities and actually being a part of the clubs themselves. During the winter months, they have holiday themed events and dances. During Halloween they host carnivals for kids and haunted houses for the students, during valentines day, there are rose/chocolate/stuffed animals fundraisers and there are always charity events going on. They have homecoming fairs and games during the fall and Mini Grand Prix events during the Spring where teams come together to build go karts and race them for a prize, queen and princess contest take place and scholarship opportunities are available here too. This campus is rarely lacking in something fun to do.

    Food and Dining

    The food in the cafeteria is pricey and frankly not worth the price, but the eateries around the school make up for it. Most of the dining resources around the school are within walking distance (approx. 5-8 minutes)

    Dorm Life

    Long Beach City College is a commuter school and thus does not have any dorms and therefore no dorm life.

    Academic Rigor

    In general, the faculty at Long Beach City College is a very diverse and equipped one. Of course, there are always going to be bad teachers wherever you go, but this has some award-winning faculty. The main programs of study here are economics, business/accounting, psychology, English, political science, communications, mathematics, engineering, biology/other sciences, nursing, international studies, education and sociology. So this is a pretty good range of majors to choose from, especially since I only named the more prominent ones, but there are more. The school is set up on a semester system, but it is slowly working it's way to becoming a quarter system (or as close to it as possible) in order to become a school of greater preparation for transfer to university (since most are based on the quarter system). The classes can be difficult but there are so many resources (i.e. math, English/reading/writing and multidisciplinary resource/tutoring centers, supplemental instruction and the professors themselves.) The library has plenty of study rooms for group studying and is full of individual study cubbies. It is a quiet and peaceful environment which will aid greatly in advancing in your academics. Finals time can be hectic, but where isn't that the case? Overall, LBCC is a fine academic institution.

    Tips for prospective students

    Apply for scholarships early and always. Use rate my professor as your guide for picking your classes for the best experience and best preparation. Go around the campus to familiarize yourself with the resources available to the students. Visit the library and academic buildings, they are each separated by field of study, and invest in a semester parking pass, it is worth it. I suggest you pack your own lunch seeing as how the cafeteria food can be a bit pricey, but there are plenty of restaurants and eateries around the campus neighborhood. Get involved in extracurricular, especially the honor societies and ambassador programs, they will help you very much in networking for university, if you plan on transferring. Most of all, JOIN THE HONORS PROGRAM! Best thing you will ever do here. It seems like a lot, but all this can be taken care of in a matter of a week. Enjoy!

    In three sentences

    LBCC is currently being renovated and even though the construction sites can sometimes be a hassle to get around, you can tell that it is going to be well worth it; the campus is going to be gorgeous. It has one of the best Radio and Television, Culinary, Political Science and Film programs available within the community college system (in general, the academics here are very solid). The administrative services are staffed with amicable people and anywhere you turn you run into someone friendly and willing to help, campus-wide.

  • 01/10/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Long Beach has police officers on campus as much as possible.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are a lot of clubs on campus and over 400 to choose from.

    Great for these types of students

    Long Beach City College is great for commuter students. There are plenty of transits that run through the city and will get you to the college.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Long Beach City College welcomes bunnies on its campus. Most of them are black and they are the cutest things ever! You can spot them most of the times in the mornings and in the afternoons as well.

    Bang for the buck

    If you attend Long Beach City College you will definitely get a bang for your buck! This school offers many UC and CSU transferable courses along with various associate degree programs. You are guaranteed to save money and decrease your future debt when transferring to a university!

    What to do for fun

    There are plenty of things to do for fun. There are numerous clubs that students can join, and shows/concerts to attend.

    Food and Dining

    Long Beach City has a cafeteria and a food court. The food here is pretty decent, but there are also surrounding places were students can grab a bit to eat if they are not satisfied.

    Dorm Life

    No dorm life

    Academic Rigor

    Long Beach City College is as hard as one makes it. Rate My Professor.com comes in handy.

    Tips for prospective students

    Some tips that I would give for prospective students is 1. Meet with a counselor at least 3 times out of the semester 2. Keep track of all the classes you take 3. Study on a regular bias

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a large Community College with two campus sites. One is the Liberal Arts Campus and the other, the most popular, is the Liberal Arts Campus. From almost two years of experience at Long Beach City College I rate it a 4 out of 5.

  • 01/16/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    I personally think that being in LBCC makes me feel safe. Securities are everywhere. Some are just posted on one side and others are walking around. Which is really great! However, just always be smart with your decisions especially if you're taking late night classes. It's always better to walk around campus with a friend.

    Clubs and Activities

    During club networking days, don't be afraid to walk around and check out the clubs the school has. Joining a club is a great way to gain new friends and just have fun. It would even be much better if you're joining a club that can help you with the major you are pursuing or just school in general. Maybe even join a club just for the fun of it or to try something new. Just have fun!

    Food and Dining

    The LBCC cafeteria offers different kinds of food. There's burgers, fries, salads, and many more. You can even make your own sandwhiches like in Subway. There are also chips, pizza, and fruits as well. I really like the food they offer but I wish they have more staff and varieties as well.

    Academic Rigor

    This school is a great place to save your money and pursue your academic goals. Make sure that you meet with your counselor because they will definitely give you an overview of how college will be like for you in terms of the classes you are taking. It is wise to be set on your major as early as possible. This way, you can follow a specific plan (A (AA degree), B (transfer to Cal State), and C (transfer to a UC)) where you can narrow down both the classes you need and the classes you can take. It's going to save you a lot more money if you only take classes that you really need for your major. This is why using the Plan as a guide is important because not only does it show you the requirements but also the classes that are available for those requirements.

    Tips for prospective students

    It's important to have an open mind and be mentally ready. The first week of college can seem pretty manageable. But keep in mind that that's only the beginning. The instructors are there to challenge you and make sure that you genuinely learned something from them in their course. Take advantage of those who open their office hours for students who need help. If you really need help on something, even after you tried figuring it out on your own, the student centers are open for you and you can also ask your instructors. Time management is critically important. Always be aware of deadlines. If deadlines are given for any school work, try to be a step ahead by completing them as soon as possible when you can. And of course, don't be afraid to meet other students. They're really friendly. College is also about meeting different types of people in one place. Make note of that and just do it. Goodluck!

    In three sentences

    LBCC has a clean and great learning environment. The students and staff are very welcoming as well. This school opens a lot of opportunities to make friends with other students, find a place to study, and get the help you need in order to succeed academically.

  • 01/27/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Great for these types of students

    Great for any student.

    What to do for fun

    I played soccer for LBCC and it was so much fun. I recommend joining a sports team.

    Tips for prospective students

    Use the help that is being offerd!

    In three sentences

    Long Beach has been a very good school. The counselor that I had was very helpful and she guided me to transfer to a University sooner than I thought. If you use the help that is being offered to you at LBCC you will have your goals met and headed toward success.

  • 02/02/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    The campus is very safe it is located on a major street and near a neighborhood.

    Greek Life

    There is not really a greek life, mainly because it is only a two year college.

    Clubs and Activities

    The clubs are fun and there are so many you are bound to find one you love!

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    A lot of LBCC is under construction right now so there are not that many cool spots at the moment. Sometimes you can see rabbits roaming around the campus though. I think they like the grass areas.

    Bang for the buck

    The location is great, the campus is safe and I really do feel like I am making a lot of friends and learning a lot.

    What to do for fun

    Join clubs! Meet people! Go to the sports games. Basically, just get involved.

    Food and Dining

    The food is pretty good. I usually eat off campus just so I can study on my own. I think it is pretty tasty.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms on campus ,but I know some students that rent houses in the nearby area or that rent apartments near Long Beach City College.

    Academic Rigor

    It can be challenging ,but the work is manageable. The teachers really try to challenge you which can be good.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure that you take advantage of the tutoring that the school offers. Stay on top of your school work because you don't want to fall behind with your grades and also make sure you participate. There are a lot of fun clubs on campus.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a welcoming and great learning environment. The teachers are there to help and guide you. The students are your peers and some can become lifelong friends, Long Beach City College is a wonderful community college.

  • 02/25/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    I stay in the computer lab

    Food and Dining

    Food is delicious

    Dorm Life

    no dorms

    Tips for prospective students

    I would tell future students to have all documents in early for financial aid and be sure to pass all classes to avoid mistakes on your transcripts

    In three sentences

    I would rate it a 5 out of 10. The financial aid isn't up to par. The Admissions department makes way to many mistakes.

  • 03/01/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    Use the computers in computer lab and browse the Internet.

    Food and Dining

    The food there is okay, the cafeteria is really smelly and prefer to eat outside of there.

    Dorm Life

    I haven't experienced Dorming but I probably will when I transfer out of LBCc.

    Academic Rigor

    Stay on top of your work and get tutoring if indeed close to failing course.

    Tips for prospective students

    Always do your work and never miss a day because it will help your grade by a lot.

    In three sentences

    Long beach is a great community college. It has many classes for all types of fields. Many students transfer out from here because the knowledge and support they get from here

  • 03/03/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    Not much security around, yet you wont find an officer not to far from any sites.

    Clubs and Activities

    For the college size, there is defiantly a wide variety of clubs for students to participate in.

    Great for these types of students

    This school is great for students who wants to transfer.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Usually in the center of campus you got students who flip around and dance which is a good site to see. One location that's comfortable would be the student service room where students just basically chill until their next class starts.

    Bang for the buck

    I love the teachers on this campus, they don't want students paying high bucks for books and that's something I value. My first year here I was able to not spend more than 200 bucks and the rest of the pell grant was for me to save. I understand that it is a community college and much more cheaper when it comes to enrolling but it's not much a bang for the buck for me.

    What to do for fun

    I personally enjoy participating in a wide variety of clubs and campus events. As a student, you need to be connected to your campus and really enjoy what it has to offer. In LBCC, you wont go a day without seeing a group of kids flipping around in the center of the campus, or students dancing, even club events that really connects the students.

    Food and Dining

    Definitely a good meal in this campus. A wide variety for students who is in need of an appetite. The only problem I have is the price of the items, and I feel they take advantage of the students.

    Dorm Life

    Since it is a community college there aren't any dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    For as long as I've been here, everyone wants you to succeed. Teachers, counselors, friends, family, the academic behind it wants you to succeed. It's challenging especially what majors you aim for but in the end, the school does supply great transfer programs as well as tutoring for students.

    Tips for prospective students

    Really enjoy college for what it has to offer, I feel it may be taken advantage of but really do what you got to do to succeed. Participate in events and get connected with the school such as events, programs, counselling. But overall, college is flexible and it's definitely not high school.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a great school and highly encourages it's students to transfer to UC or Cal States. Just by reviewing the orientation online, this city college is a great start towards my career as a pursue a degree in business. With the help of current students(clubs, organizations etc.), counselors even the EOPS, any student would guarantee admissions to any universities or cal state with the passion and determination to succeed.

  • 03/25/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Like I said before, the school has a great environment, and I've seen fights at other schools before I've seen a person trip on their own foot at this one.

    Greek Life

    Huh?

    Clubs and Activities

    The clubs are pretty productive; from anime clubs to community service clubs, many people join to find people of like minds. The only problem is many clubs aren't broadcast as well as others, so students have to search for them.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for social students! The campus is teeming with lively talkative students constantly.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Going back to the sausage eating contests and root beer drinking contests for Oktoberfest.

    Bang for the buck

    In honesty, the school does very well for a community college. It wasn't what I expected, because it's actually a really good environment, and it's a great place to go swim, play some sports, join events, or just sit down and enjoy a nice book.

    What to do for fun

    The library is a great silent place to go and read. Sometimes clubs will have events like karaoke, club days, and even sausage eating/root beer drinking contests! (for Oktoberfest). Events usually take place in the lounge.

    Food and Dining

    The food is excellent, and the staff work around the clock to keep the cafeteria in tip-top shape.

    Dorm Life

    There aren't dorms at the school that I know of.

    Academic Rigor

    The classes are difficult enough to challenge one, however, sometimes instructors may tend to forget that most students are new to subjects that are being taught.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do not take classes for granted. Most teachers will help, but classes are college level classes, and most teachers have to fit a lot of information into only five months! Procrastination will definitely lead to failure.

    In three sentences

    To put bluntly, many of the courses at this college are a wake up from the real world. The courses are tough, but there's a multitude of great teachers, of course ignoring a few. Overall, the school is a decent school to continue my studies at.

  • 04/03/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    For the most part the campus is safe and is located in a safe neighborhood.

    Greek Life

    Honor Societies on campus use greek letters, I wouldn't consider them fraternities or sororities.

    Clubs and Activities

    LBCC has an active club life with plenty of activities for clubs to do.

    Great for these types of students

    Clubs are great for students who are already outgoing, or for students who have never been involved in school activities.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    LBCC has a homecoming in the fall, and has a Spring Sing and Mini Grand Prix event in the spring. Intramural sports are also popular on campus and bring clubs together in a fun, competitive way.

    What to do for fun

    Get involved by joining a club. That will be all the fun you will need.

    Food and Dining

    I wish they had better food. Most food isn't tasty or healthy, and the dining area needs to be remodeled.

    Dorm Life

    Im not quite sure if LBCC has dorms.

    Tips for prospective students

    Take courses that have long sequences first like math or chemistry. Get involved in a campus club to increase your networking and your experience while at LBCC. Do not be afraid or ashamed to seek tutoring if you are not doing well in a course.

    In three sentences

    This school allows a student to explore different majors, so its a great school to attend if a student is not sure what to study. Most professors are challenging and encouraging. There are plenty of tutoring and transfer resources, which, appeal to students seeking to eventually obtain a bachelor's degree at another school.

  • 04/03/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria has a few dining options, but I wish the healthier options were a little more flavorful.

    Dorm Life

    LBCC is a commuter campus, so dorm life is nonexistent, which is standard for most community colleges in my experience.

    Academic Rigor

    It might be a little early to say since I have only been at LBCC for a couple of months, but my classes are very thorough and challenging.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be timely, do your work, and study. If you need to improve your study habits, LBCC offers helpful workshops every week. If you don't have time to go, they have videos of the workshops on their YouTube account.

  • 04/05/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Campus security and local LBPD is always around. You can ask campus security for a lift if you ever feel unsafe or you can simply ask a student to walk with you.

    Great for these types of students

    A great community for every type of student.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Mini grand prix. Join a club day.

    Bang for the buck

    A brisk 5 minute walk off campus to the next street over, you'll find yourself with a variety of places to eat. Whether it's fast food to fresh subway or some international food like Vietnamese pho and thai tea, everything is affordable.

    What to do for fun

    Join clubs and attend athletic games for FREE with your college services card. Take a quick trip down to the beach where the local pike is or local malls.

    Food and Dining

    The campus has a cafeteria and a student store for you to get food but it is a bit expensive for daily use. If you want to eat, take a 5 minute walk of campus to fast food chains or a 15-20 minute ride to the mall on the public transit.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms available.

    Tips for prospective students

    Stay on top of your work. Take advantage of the learning centers; they are free. Apply for financial aid and scholarships.

    In three sentences

    LBCC is a great community college with a really good math and writing center to help you out. They have many clubs and organizations to help you feel at home. Lastly, a helpful transfer center and work study options.

  • 04/20/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Good public safety.

    Greek Life

    None.

    Clubs and Activities

    Not too many to pick from.

    Great for these types of students

    Great for students who need to get a good job.

    Bang for the buck

    One thing, Bog Waver!!!

    What to do for fun

    Not much fun around, but you should be studying.

    Food and Dining

    More expensive then the surrounding fast food.

    Dorm Life

    No dorm's.

    Academic Rigor

    Teachers can be demanding but fair, leading students the right way for their future.

    Tips for prospective students

    Study hard, get into your classes early.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is an amazing jem in the center of Long Beach. They have the most amazing and dedicated teachers here for students to learn from.

  • 05/06/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    There are many things to do for fun around the campus and off the campus. One of the things I love is that with my service card I can go to certain restaurants and get a discount for being a student at LBCC. This doesn't only include restaurants but theme parks as well.

    Food and Dining

    The food in the cafeteria isn't so great. Its not the worse but not my favorite either.

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorms because its a community college. If you wish to rent an apartment they can help you find something cheap and close to the campus.

    Academic Rigor

    The college itself doesn't have have an academic rigor. If you as an individual don't take classes seriously you will have consequences. The teachers have a big role on this yet they all have a different way in accomplishing their goal to help you as a student.

    Tips for prospective students

    A tip is that if your enrolled in a class make sure you everything in your power to pass it. If you don't then it will ruin your financial aid and next time you try to take the same class you might not be able to take it. Its better to start off strong than slack off and procrastinate in your career.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College has an amazing campus, half of their buildings are new which gives the whole college and great look. On the other side parking isn't so great. If you want to get to class on time you have to be there ten minutes before to get parking and make it to class on time. The staff is great and friendly they are there to help you succeed and their goal is for you to have a green career.

  • 05/06/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    hang out at the beach and talk with friends.

    Academic Rigor

    if you put forth the time to study then you'll past your classes.

    Tips for prospective students

    get involved know whats going on on campus.

    In three sentences

    long beach city is a diverse school. the school has a lot of things for students to get involved with. if the students plans to be successful than long beach city will help them get there but they have to put forth the effort.

  • 05/17/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Bang for the buck

    well i really can't buy stuff do to financial issues, but if i where to i would buy a LBCC sweater because it shows my support of the school.

    What to do for fun

    I like to hang out with friends and family. some times on campus just walking around and talking is fun.

    Food and Dining

    don't spend a whole lot on dinning out, just maybe a little from like lets say if you pass a class or for a friends birthday, but don't go out like every night. Now the food here is really good.

    Dorm Life

    I don't know much about dorms, but from what you see on movies.

    Academic Rigor

    If your just starting just keep up with your studying don't slack off at all, because when you keep up with the work it really makes your classes easier. And just keep trying and really aim for your goal, don't give up.

    In three sentences

    It is a fun school, and most of the teachers really do care about our education. The environment feels like a safe place, where you can trust the students and employes. And its really disability safe ( for people with any kind of disability).

  • 05/19/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    Campus safety is tremendous. There are always cops around the campus and if you are taking a late night class teachers offer you a police escort to your car. There are also blue emergency posts that directly contact a person in the security office if you need help or are lost.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are about a dozen clubs available for men and women as well as sports ranging from Baseball to water polo.

    Great for these types of students

    Students who don't have a lot of money and didn't do so hot in high school can come here and start getting serous with there education.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    In the middle of the campus there is a small court yard that is quite peaceful with a small fountain. A perfect spot to do a little studying.

    Bang for the buck

    For how much classes are at a Cal State this is definitely a bang for your buck.

    What to do for fun

    There is not much to do for fun but the campus does off a lot of shady spots to sit and enjoy lunch with your friends.

    Food and Dining

    The food is pretty good in the caf�©. They have a good breakfast burrito if you are taking an early morning class.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms here.

    Academic Rigor

    The class really challenge you. The teachers want you to pass the classes but don't want it to make it easy they make you work.

    Tips for prospective students

    Students who are planning on attending should try and join a sport. One reason is so you can get priority registration and get any class you need.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City college is a great community school with may classes offered. The campus is clean and very safe day and night. All the teachers are very nice and are always willing to help you if you need it.

  • 05/30/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    There is a combination of private security and local law enforcement. There is a police station on campus.

    Greek Life

    Greek life is around, but they are not as pronounced as other colleges.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are over seventy clubs. There is a club for everyone.

    Great for these types of students

    This school is great if you didnt grow up with a silver spoon in your mouth. The LAC side of the school is really nice. It is intended for every other major besides the trades. The PCC side is more tech savvy.'

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    During the fall semesters, there are club recruiting. Join if you want, just know the campus will be crowded.

    Bang for the buck

    You cant beat the price of a junior college, especially when it comes to the trades. You will receive top notch training for a fraction of the cost.

    What to do for fun

    There are always parties going on.

    Food and Dining

    Food is crap and they over charge. The surrounding areas have better food and offer student discounts.

    Dorm Life

    Good news is there are no dorms here.

    Academic Rigor

    Academics is pretty simple here. Most classes are practical.

    Tips for prospective students

    Know your plan of action. If you plan on getting a four year degree, plan ahead.

    In three sentences

    This school is pretty good. The academics and look of the college is changing for the better, just be mindful of the losers that are there. Other than that, this school is pretty good.

  • 06/03/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    Campus safety is very efficient.

    Clubs and Activities

    Their are many types of sports,music clubs,drama. Any kinds.

    Great for these types of students

    Yes people would love it.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Cant remember.

    What to do for fun

    Meet new people, make new friends,live life to the fullest.

    Food and Dining

    The food and dining amazing.

    Dorm Life

    Regarding dorms, I personally dont stay in one. But i've heard they're very clean and sufficient.

    Academic Rigor

    The academic scale is definitely amazing including staff, professors, and even students are really friendly and willing to help out anyone. Some professors are hard but at the end its all worth it, regardless of the hardness due to that you will get to your goals.

    Tips for prospective students

    A tip for a prospective student is to do everything they are passionate for.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a great institute. It has a very clean and safe environment. Also staff and students are all very friendly. Great school to definetly consider attending.

  • 06/08/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    The campus just got more security to it so its a little better then last year.

    Clubs and Activities

    Their fine

    Bang for the buck

    its ok, You do save money since your not at an university.

    What to do for fun

    Join some groups at the college.

    Food and Dining

    To me the food it is good but at the same time it can be very costly to some people that don't have enough money to pay for it.

    Dorm Life

    At LBCC theres no dorm life. It sucks when at times

    Academic Rigor

    Nothing really to say

    Tips for prospective students

    When you go their make sure to do the assessment so you can know what type of reading/English class your in. After you do that take your general eds first so you can knock them out the way.

    In three sentences

    To me long beach city college is a okay school to state you off when you decide to transfer over to an university. The Studies there are wonderful when you know what your going after.

  • 06/09/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    Great security here

    Clubs and Activities

    Any clubs here would be great, just to keep you busy and school life will not be too boring

    Great for these types of students

    The computer labs and the library. There are a lot of good resources available to enhance the student's learning.

    Bang for the buck

    You will have a good education here if you put in a lot of time and effort on your part

    What to do for fun

    Join clubs or socialize with other students or instructors

    Food and Dining

    The food is good here. The prices are reasonable and affordable.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms available

    Academic Rigor

    Very good instructors here. I am currently taking Cisco courses here and I hope they offer them in the fall because they didn't offer them this past spring. If you plan to take Cisco networking, take the classes here instead of the instructor at Cerritos College.

    Tips for prospective students

    Be prepared to take the assessment test when you apply to go to school here. You would not want to retake high school courses

  • 06/10/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    I feel very safe on campus but I wouldn't walk around the neighborhood by myself at night.

    Greek Life

    None that I know about but I'm an older student going back to school so this may be something young students know about.

    Clubs and Activities

    I don't know about any clubs. There may be lots of clubs I don't know about.

    Great for these types of students

    Anyone seeking science credits or nursing degree.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Major construction will begin on campus from July 2013 thru July 2014. The construction may cause a bit of a mess in terms of parking but the new nursing building will be beautiful.

    Bang for the buck

    Great science and nursing programs for a fraction of the cost at private institutions.

    What to do for fun

    Get outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather. Some favorite activities include: biking, boating, water skiing, walking, running, etc.

    Food and Dining

    The food on campus includes basic cafeteria style meals. However, Long Beach has tons of fantastic restaurants especially in the Belmont Shores neighborhood. There is something for everyone on 2nd street.

    Dorm Life

    Nearly all students live off campus. There are plenty of affordable rentals in the area if you are willing to live with roommates..

    Academic Rigor

    The general education courses are not that difficult but the science and nursing programs are very demanding.

    Tips for prospective students

    Must be highly motivated to get the classes you need. Most classes are filled within the first day of registration.

    In three sentences

    Great science and nursing program but classes are impacted. The coursework in these programs are demanding so make sure you schedule plenty of study time throughout the week.

  • 06/16/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    I've yet to hear of any incidents or issues, so I'd say all is well so far.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are quite a number of clubs and organizations available to get involved with.

    Great for these types of students

    Any and all.

    Bang for the buck

    With education costs in California on the rise across the board, it is a good idea to take as many classes as possible at this community college before transferring on to a university.

    What to do for fun

    The campus is a short bus ride away from the beach, as well as very close to two shopping and entertainment centers. Disneyland is a short freeway trip away, and if you're familiar with the transport systems in the L.A. area, you can get just about anywhere in the Southland fairly quickly.

    Food and Dining

    There are limited choices on campus, but the college is located fairly near to two large commercial centers, and a single bus ride to downtown Long Beach

    Academic Rigor

    It's important to recognize that you get out of each course what you put into it. Approach each class with the same sense of importance and urgency. Make sure to engage your professors and fellow students, as this will set the tone for you entire experience here.

    Tips for prospective students

    Make sure to familiarize yourself with the campus before the start of classes. A campus map is available on the college library website. Also, make sure that you are aware of all of the financial aid and scholarship opportunities available to you.

    In three sentences

    The curriculum is extensive, although some cuts have been made to important programs. All of the staff and faculty I have encountered are very concerned with student success. The administration could do a little better at listening to the concerns of their students.

  • 06/23/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    #1 in safety, with designated smoking areas and police officers always lurking through the campus safety on the LAC and PCC campus had doubled in the past few years.

    Bang for the buck

    Hartwell park located directly across the street is beautiful and stretches more than a mile long of integral open area of grass, trees and picnic area for the entire family . The options are endless with this one; with the ability to play soccer, baseball, football and golf all at the same time and still have more picturesque room to run a mile, makes this underrated park #1 on my list.

    What to do for fun

    Not far down Carson Blvd is a bowling alley, sports bar, beautiful park, and a mall. No matter your niche whether it be running along an amazing pond in a park, or window shopping (student budget's minimizes those resources to splurge) at a mall; activities in this area are endless.

    Food and Dining

    The food is typical cafeteria food, but there are plenty of options. The price can be a little inflated for certain items, but overall quality is nothing less than what you'd expect.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms, but if you need housing there are adjacent apartments always accepting applications from students who attend the college. Split the cost with a roommate and you will definitely minimize cost and have established a local study buddy and new friend.

    Academic Rigor

    Teachers here are very well established in creating an environment for their students without drying out their pockets. A heavy weight of academic regime is a requirement if you want to succeed here. No need to fret, the teachers are helpful and there are plenty of study groups for your assistance when needed.

    Tips for prospective students

    Take advantage of the computer lab and study student lounges, these are great areas to be productive during class breaks.

    In three sentences

    The campus is undergoing current renovations, and so far it looks great. The classes are easier to access and parking isn't as stress full as before. People are friendly and the teachers are all well equipped with the tools to prepare you for the future.

  • 07/10/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Tips for prospective students

    For prospective students please see your counselor so he can give you a very detailed guide to your goals to transfer or obtain your Associates degree. They are very polite, patient and very informative on the exact plan you need to achieve your goals.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College has been a very stable and dependable bridge for my ultimate goal to obtain my B.A. at CSULB. The counselors at LBCC especially Mr. Anderson has taken my file and personally has invested time and patience to make sure I had all my required courses to transfer to CSULB without any setbacks. As a Long Beach resident I had various options to attend other nearby community colleges but the staff, teachers and counselors at LBCC gave me a life changing experience to my professional life that I would never change.

  • 08/02/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    Police are on-call. No, just kidding. They're always patrolling campus and they do reinforce rules.

    Greek Life

    There is clubs for all sorts of life including geek life. They have an awesome library with computers ;)

    Clubs and Activities

    Plenty, plenty, plenty. They have a DJ come and play music a few times in the month. There are plenty of activities to get involved in, same with the clubs. Go to student affairs for more details.

    Great for these types of students

    The school is great for everyone who is focused on getting a college degree. It's also great for those who just want to brush up on some skills.

    What to do for fun

    They have plenty of clubs. You can join one for free. Make new friends and go out into the community and make a difference. You need the hours to graduate might as well have fun while you do it. Go to student affairs for this.

    Food and Dining

    There is a cafeteria. They have different choices of food. They offer healthy and the traditional come g your slice of pizza. My best advice to you is go for the greens and stay away from the junk. You will only feel sluggish after eating a bunch of carbs.

    Dorm Life

    No dorms. You have to live off campus. Maybe rent a room, live at home. You could share a room with a focus friend of yours who is also in school! Try your best to save money wherever you can. College could be expensive.

    Academic Rigor

    It all depends on the classes you get. The requirements and standards of the professors you choose. Go to Ratemyprofessor.com. This website is awesome with giving you a little bit of a heads up of what to expect from your instructor. Remember, school is what you make of it. They also have an honor's program, for those of you who are academically gifted.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do not hesitate to ask for help. If you're an undocumented student, there is programs to help with the tuition cost. You have to go to student affairs. There is EOPS that will help you with the cost of childcare for those of you who are single parents. My tip to you is get in there! You must take your assessment tests and do the necessary enrollment process until you can pick classes. It's competitive for classes right now, but don't lose faith. Put yourself on the waiting list, show up the first day of class. You have to be focus and persistent. You will make it.

    In three sentences

    I would give LBCC 4 stars. The staff is friendly, the professors are caring, and the school offers a variety of supportive programs. This school has the tools you need to succeed.

  • 08/07/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    study in the student lounge.

    Tips for prospective students

    devote a designated time to your studies and use your free time wisely.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a great place to further your educational career; you will truly be enlightened by the educational atmosphere.I am grateful to those who have instructed me throughout my attendance. I would advise anyone to take the first step to furthering their education at this wonderful establishment.

  • 08/13/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Bang for the buck

    It is great if you have financial aide because its helpful in paying for tution and extra expenses such as books.

    What to do for fun

    I like to go to the computer labs, which are readily accessible. Or have some leisure time outside on the grass and relax and do some homework.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria is descent. The students seem to find it good enough to hnag out and study between classes.

    Dorm Life

    I wouldn't know, but the building are fairly new.

    Academic Rigor

    Class vary on difficult level, but always doable if you work hard. It is pretty fair.

    Tips for prospective students

    Participate in sports, clubs, and helping the handicap. Anything that will get you priority for enrollment because classes fill up quick.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a good college, but lacks funds to provide classes. The lack of funds has created students loss hope in finishing college and or prolongs the time to actually graduate. It is a joke well known there that is is a four year college because it take a long time to get the classes one needs to finish.

  • 08/28/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    Very very safe ! Very nice people and security around .

    Clubs and Activities

    I haven't joined any yet but I heard of many

    Great for these types of students

    All types . The shy , the happy , the outgoing etc It doesn't matter the kind if student

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Great court yard

    Bang for the buck

    I have only attended for a week so far but it has been the best week of my life. I feel so welcomed and the energy is awesome. I love all of my teachers and I'm happy I chose this school.

    What to do for fun

    Sports , great park , bowling class, summer recreation programs

    Food and Dining

    Good options for food and close by food chains to eat.

    Dorm Life

    No dorm life

    Academic Rigor

    First David class teachers are ready a to teach and jump right in so students should come ready to learn.

    Tips for prospective students

    Have a open mind. Be organized. Be ready to learn. Find out all opportunities to help you succeed

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a great atmosphere with diverse ethnicity's and a beautiful campus . They offer tons of class options and great staff that will work with you. They have great counselors that help you step by step in your decision making process of classes.

  • 08/29/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    Like every campus there have been a few incidences at the colleges, but generally security is great.

    Greek Life

    I'm not sure if there is a Greek life.

    Clubs and Activities

    Lady of Athena and ASB are some clubs and activities offered here.

    Great for these types of students

    LBCC is great for those who love and appreciate diversity of classes and in students.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    From my knowledge their are no unusual traditions or locations on campus.

    Bang for the buck

    I love the atmosphere of Long Beach City College. There are two separate campuses, both of which are being remodeled and are beautiful for different reasons. LAC campus has an updated look and vibe; students here also tend to be young adults. PCC campus has an older look, and most students tend to be mature adults.

    What to do for fun

    For fun at LBCC join a club, participate in a performing arts show, or take a class in area of which you have an interest.

    Food and Dining

    Food and dining are great at LBCC; however, prices are not student friendly.

    Dorm Life

    Since LBCC is a city college, there are no dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    Academic Rigor at LBCC varies by teacher not necessarily course. On average rigor is medium.

    Tips for prospective students

    Prospective students should attempt to get priority registration through different programs, this is the best way to get classes and always complete math and english right away.

    In three sentences

    I rate Long Beach City College four stars out of five. I would not give this school five stars because of the difficulty many students have in enrolling into classes they need for a lack of seats available. This causes many students to stay more years at the college attempting to complete needed classes before transferring.

  • 09/07/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Food and Dining

    Food is inexpensive but the dining hall does not have a wide range of choices.

    Dorm Life

    Long Beach does not have a dorm.

    Academic Rigor

    Many instructors are friendly and are there to teach.

    Tips for prospective students

    Stay on top of your financial aid, anything can go wrong at any moment and even if you think its processing they can ask you for something a week before school starts that puts your disbursement back almost six weeks. Try to find a way to pay for your books and needs without financial aid because you cannot get a student loan besides the one that Long Beach offers that will come in 30 days AFTER school starts. Plan ahead and stay on top of everything.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach city college is very disorganized. Many of the workers in the offices are rude and can potentially ruin your educational journey. I would not recommend this college as a first choice.

  • 09/12/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    Join some clubs :)

    Food and Dining

    Food is cooked right in front of you and there's plenty of variety.

    Academic Rigor

    teachers are willing to help their students and even slow down on their lectures! workshops and tutoring are offered to assist students from courses to simple things like note taking.

    Tips for prospective students

    Very helpful for those who want to transfer to a 4 year. Dont stress if you didnt get the class you want, the school gives a few weeks to add last minute classes.

    In three sentences

    The campus is really nice. The people are very friendly. Plenty of sports, clubs and extra curriculars.

  • 10/11/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Greek Life

    There is no greek life.

    Bang for the buck

    Can't get a better deal on college anywhere but a community college. I love the fact that I'm saving a lot of money by attending LBCC.

    What to do for fun

    Since it's a community college there aren't many fun things to do on campus. I have most of my fun outside of campus with friends from work or high school.

    Food and Dining

    The food in the student center is ok. Pizza, burger, sandwiches, nothing too special.

    Dorm Life

    I live at home, and I don't believe there are any dorms at this community college.

    Academic Rigor

    I think LBCC is much easier than high school was. I have had a few difficult classes, but that is it.

    Tips for prospective students

    One tip I have for students is to make sure to check ratemyprofessors.com before choosing a professor. I have had many professors that I didn't like and ended up being very poorly rated on there.

    In three sentences

    The campus is nice. The students are lazy. Most teachers are great.

  • 11/22/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    sleep. just kidding watch tv, hangout with friends.

    Food and Dining

    Cafeteria is crowded but it's good.

    Dorm Life

    no dorms

    Tips for prospective students

    Don't take on more than you know you can handle, because the classes you don't like as much tend to get left behind.

    In three sentences

    The campus is beautiful, but currently under construction, so not easily accessible. I haved really liked most of my teachers, they are helpful. It doesn't seem like people are very involved or aware of what is happening around campus.

  • 11/28/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    Going to the sports games Other activities on campus

    Food and Dining

    It is okay, but it is not cheap. Better to bring food and not food that needs to be heated up. Only one microwave in the food court.

    Dorm Life

    There are no places to live on campus. Most people have to commute to school. Be aware, parking is bad.

    Academic Rigor

    Some classes are hard, and some are easy. Have fun and stick to your classes.

    Tips for prospective students

    Take some classes in the evenings or on the weekends for the high school students. One gets into the door quickly. Also, take classes over the summer when not in summer school in high school.

    In three sentences

    I will rate LBCC as a great school even though there are programs that are cut. It is better to get all the General Education classes done here because they are cheaper than any other community college and the four-year universities.

  • 12/13/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Clubs and Activities

    There is an abundance of clubs on campus for almost any person.

    Bang for the buck

    It's pretty cheap, as are most community colleges. Why go to some for-profit school when you can go here?

    What to do for fun

    On the PCC campus there's a ping pong table in the student life center and on LAC we have the student life center where you can go to just chill. It's always freezing in there too, so on hot days it's a blessing.

    Food and Dining

    The food isn't bad but it's overpriced.

    Dorm Life

    We don't have dorms, though that would be cool.

    Academic Rigor

    Some of these classes are pretty difficult. People like to make fun of city college but its still college, you just have to pay for University.

    Tips for prospective students

    Get in and get out, only for the sake of making sure a program you're in doesn't get cut while you're in the middle of it.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College isn't a bad school, but there seem to be things in the works so far as finances go that are making it harder for people to go who don't have a lot of money. When it comes to the course selection, it used to be better and now they are cutting programs and classes but they do still have more classes than some other community colleges I've heard about. I think if the students could get more involved maybe we could change things for the better and make it a school that is the best it can actually be.

  • 12/15/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Categories Comments
    Campus Safety

    I definitely feel safe because the school has many police cars daily on both campuses, and equipment in cases of emergency.

    Greek Life

    I don't think that this school is a great place for Fraternities or the like because (1) it's too small of a campus, (2) you should be worrying about transferring, and (3) in the community college level in my opinion, is like student council in middle school.

    Clubs and Activities

    There are a lot of clubs here - though not as much as grad schools - that ranges from student politics to sci-fi for the nerds.

    Great for these types of students

    This school is definitely great for students who come from a financially troubled family and are serious about grades.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    None that I know my; maybe Coaches against Cancer. It is a game where Community colleges dedicate a day i think just for fundraising for Cancer research.

    Bang for the buck

    The school, I believe gives you your money's worth because most teachers do what they are suppose to be doing and the school offers many neat features. Such as free internet access no matter where you are on the campus and the campus(es) are really huge.

    What to do for fun

    Long Beach City College doesn't have much of anything to do for fun. Well, there used to be rabbits but they're all gone now except for one. They offer student cards for purchase to get discounts from many local businesses.

    Food and Dining

    The food they offer is pretty decent because they are up-to-speed in regards to the trend and what people like.

    Dorm Life

    Long Beach City College, unfortunately does not offer any housing.

    Academic Rigor

    I think the difficulty is do-able because with a little hard work and dedication, you can definitely get those A's.

    Tips for prospective students

    Do what you believe you should be doing, I remember when I was doing a lot of volunteering service, my parents would often tell me to get a real job. I was heart-broken because I expected them to support me rather than chastise me. But I kept doing it anyways despite the criticisms because I love helping people and kids and don't care what they think. They don't like it? Screw them, it's your life, and if you're living with hardcore parents who support you financially; show them your values, make them bend backwards for you. Because of my resume, I beat out many contenders - who rather have jobs - in the race for internships.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College, I think is a great place for learning, even though I just finished my first semester. The teachers were very nice and helpful and I felt that they really cared about my education. I am definitely coming back during the spring to start my second semester and I am very excited yet also nervous.

  • 12/19/2013

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    Excellent, except more safety for needed for evening classes.

    Greek Life

    none

    Clubs and Activities

    CLA,FRENCH CLUB,GERMAN CLUB, and many more.

    Great for these types of students

    Very diverse school

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    none

    Bang for the buck

    Many school clubs for students.

    What to do for fun

    School plays

    Food and Dining

    Excellent

    Dorm Life

    none

    Academic Rigor

    none

    Tips for prospective students

    Get inform as much as possible before signing up to college.

    In three sentences

    It has been a very good school in every aspect. Students, Staff, class lessons. Bad side about the school not many opportunity for financial aid. Classes are not available every semester.

  • 01/03/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    The Long Beach Police Department provides police services to the Long Beach Community College District through its City College Unit. The City College Unit is comprised of an assigned Lieutenant, four police officers, and 16 security officers that are assigned to both the Liberal Arts Campus and the Pacific Coast Campus.

    Clubs and Activities

    Joining a club or organization will provide you the opportunity to make new friends, develop leadership skills, and contribute to LBCC and the community. Utilize the connections you will make within these clubs and organizations to help you plan your future, network and build lifelong friendships.

    Great for these types of students

    students who are very interactive and wants to master in social services or entrepreneurship because this school is highly on the social side

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    There is a horticulture site on campus which is pretty unusual to me because i never have seen one. so i guess its pretty usual to the people who enjoy gardening.

    Bang for the buck

    I wouldnt say long beach city college is exactly a bang for its buck but it is a great place to learn and help you for your future

    What to do for fun

    the options for fun on campus is to stay connected withany clubs to have communicstion with friends. when football season comes around all the fun begins. next comes spring break parties, and then end of the year fun ccomes around.

    Food and Dining

    this college does not have a on site cafeteria, although they do have a student store that contains snacks and quick food that are pretty affordable.

    Dorm Life

    Long Beach city college does not have dorms.

    Academic Rigor

    What is being taught and emphasized in high school math and English, moreover, is out of alignment with what is needed to succeed in community college. L

    Tips for prospective students

    Come learn how college could so life changing, and how you can take advantage of events, programs, and services that are avaliable to you.

    In three sentences

    Wow so much to look at one would say on a first day to long beach city college. My college is very diverse from style, to language. Many student resourses, leadership opprotunities, and rich history.

  • 01/08/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    There are so many clubs, helping students get together to make their academical goals come true, and there is a strong bond each club share. Plus everyone is friendly and there are plenty of dances, pep rallies, and orchestra concerts.

    Food and Dining

    Food is great, I actually wanted to not gain the 15, so with my new vegetarian diet, the cafe had plenty of fruit, granola bars, and there is even another small cafe in the other school building and plenty of vending machines with fruit and nuts.

    Dorm Life

    Unfortunately I didn't live on campus. As far as I can see it looked convenient since everything is within walking distance and the library have the textbooks you are able to rent and do homework from.

    Academic Rigor

    I worked really hard the semester my goal was to have all A'. I turned all my homework assignments, never missed a single class, and always stayed longer if there was extra credit involved. I ended up with a 4.0.

    Tips for prospective students

    Don't be afraid to ask questions, yes its embarrassing, and I know most of us don't like it all the students stare with open eyes, but believe there is someone else wondering what the answer is to or just to help clarify what something means.

    In three sentences

    I would rate it five stars, if I had to describe the school in three words it would be dependable, flexible, and resourceful. I was really nervous my first year attending college I thought it would be intimadating, and too challenging. Fortunatley this college isn't the work you put in it is what you get out, the professors really help to the ones that show their not their to waste their time and your willing to work from day one.

  • 01/10/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Great for these types of students

    EOPS is to be seen throughout community college up to university. Some may not know buy it is always to have something rather than nothing. This program provides priority registration, private consultation, and fees of helping out with books. It is a requirement thought that you taking or enrolling in a 12 units and higher.

    Bang for the buck

    My plan after graduating from high school was to go straight to a fancy university where I can finish and get my bachelor degree by the age of 21. With the financial crisis that I personal have it would not be possible for me. Even though the help from financial aids, I would have dropped out of college. I explored my second option to go on to a community college. Long Beach City College has been, by far, helping me putting a little to the side for my personal use in terms of budget. The courses are inexpensive equivalent to university level with half the tuition off.

    What to do for fun

    This school provides a varieties of extracurricular activities for students to explore their interests. Sports, academic clubs, outdoor field trips and so on. These are the general activities I am listing. You can always look into further choices of specific things that you'd surprised it's available for you to choose from.

    Food and Dining

    Both campuses is doing the best of their abilities to keep the food and dining area suitable for students. PCC campus seems to have improvement in terms of the upgrade of dining area. LAC campus on the other hand still needs some work on both food and dining atmosphere. I must say that the quality of the food is quite poor and above decent price. But then again they are doing what they can to keep everything nutritional and safe for us all.

    Dorm Life

    Unfortunately, dormitory is not available on or off campus.

    Academic Rigor

    Long Beach City College provides a ridiculously outstanding job for me as a student so far. Ever since I've been attending this school both campuses, have not yet done me wrong. Of course there would always ups and downs in ones college career, however; most professors that I've had experienced learning from have been giving their hearts out to take you to another level in academic challenge. It is a low budgeted school but the work and dedications that the staffs, teachers, and other significant faculties putting in is above my expectations. Dues to the budget cuts and so forth I must say that even though the class sizes doubled the professors still manage to help and get through as many as they can.

    Tips for prospective students

    It is always a good idea to start up with courses that you may think might be challenging for you. Those whose still trying to figure out what they will be later on do in their future career can always discuss with counselor or hands on with courses available. Exposing to new interventions could lead you to something that may aspire what we have not yet had in mind. Words of advise, try and get your hands on accessible sources on or off campus to see what Long Beach City College has to offer, you'd be surprised.

    In three sentences

    A place to strive you're career and explore options. Slowly but surely major improvement to both campuses in terms of school's environments and atmospheres. Where learning starts and takes up for a challenge without hesitations.

  • 01/14/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    What I love doing for fun over there is STUDYING in the library, it's quiet, somewhere you can just finish work, there's also outside benches with desks, can also do it outside peacefully when people are in class.

    Food and Dining

    I love the little food court they have. Has wifi, extra tables, desks, for you to study and eat at the same time.

    Dorm Life

    Since it's a city college there's really no dorming I live at home.

    Academic Rigor

    It's fine!

    Tips for prospective students

    TIP do not over take any classes, you will fail, it's not like highschool, take your education seriously since you're paying for it, it's a different life in college, it's difficult and not financially stable at times if you don't have everything sorted out, I didn't which is making things difficult, I don't even know if I'm getting the education I want for upcoming semester of Spring 2014. Do not procrastinate in turning in your FAFSA, make sure you talk to a counselor, do not be shy, it's your future, your goals, and your career you're wanting here. I wish I WOULD'VE done all of those things. I WOULD'VE been on track and not slipping back.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College has 2 campuses located in the East of Long Beach called PCC, another campus located in Lakewood called LAC. I love the LAC campus way better, it's bigger, remodeled, basically a bigger and more roomed school. I love the experience being there and how helpful all the staff members can be!

  • 02/02/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    There are a couple things to do for fun, like the library and the computer room. You can use computers there, or find a great book. We also have a theater there are ocassional plays, and presentations that are very fun and intresting.

    Food and Dining

    the cafeteria food is kind of pricey, but good. They have pizza made there, and burgers made on the grill. soups are good, and the coffee is good too. Again, the only thing i would change would be prices.

    Dorm Life

    I have never lived on campus, and i dont think lbcc offers a dorm life.

    Academic Rigor

    over all my experience has been great. Teachers are very savy and they know what they are talking about when they teach.

    Tips for prospective students

    Look for the campus maps they are super helpful and can get you where you need to go. Go to rate my professor when you chose your classes, it really really helps in knowing who to chose.

    In three sentences

    LBCC is a large campus, wich can be confusing. There is a large selection of classes available every semester and students are generally friendly and able to help with questions. I would recommend LBCC 100%.

  • 02/04/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    What to do for fun

    LBCC is located near a park and fast food chains, as well as an old-fashioned diner, for those who just want to escape from the campus for a little while. LBCC does host a lot of events such as dances, performances, and outings, it also allows international students to come in from around the world to attend the college, which in itself is cool, you never know who you are going to meet. They have a diversity of tastes for everyone to satisfy their hunger of college lifestyle, all you need to do is keep your eyes and ears peeled.

    Food and Dining

    OH school food, the most optimized question of all, forget about the rigor, the classes, the students, the real money and interest is with the food. Let's be honest, all that students care about is catching a good bite, with food that will simply melt away the stress of an academic lifestyle. At LBCC the cafeteria department has gone through some changes, now a new chef was hired and the food is said to be better than it has been in the past years. Personally, I love their restaurant style burgers and fries and for someone who is looking for something a bit more healthy, there are alternatives to every dish, so do not worry my fitness junkies your voice is heard at LBCC. I guess mainly it depends in your taste you may or may not like the food, but food is a form of art, so, Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, even when it comes to LBCC food, so it mainly depends on you and your food inquiry.

    Dorm Life

    There is no dorm life at LBCC.

    Academic Rigor

    Like all things in the academic lifestyle, the academic rigor depends on the subject and how well you are in it, meaning if you are bad at math than the rigor level is going to be higher than someone who enjoys and easily understands math. The academic rigor is faced in the usual classes of math, science, and English, but regardless of the subject the rigor can be alleviated believe it or not. As long as you practice and ask for help any subject will begin to have smooth sailing, Practice makes perfect. At LBCC the professors understand this concept, I mean they too were students once. The professors are always open to help, and they even have free time, where it is specifically open to those who need help (Office Hours). All you need to do is take advantage of all the resources and face your problems.

    Tips for prospective students

    The rules do not change, the tips stay the same, it all just comes down to one person . . .you, the student. At any academic level whether it be a college student or a high school student, the best tip is to stay on point with the work. Students need to understand that procrastination is not the way to, it is not until one goes through that horribly feeling of realizing that a month long project is due the next day, and you have not done squat, that he or she realizes that procrastination is the devil in disguise. Be on point with deadlines, in order to do so find what works best for you, whether it be a planner, your phone, a calendar, or even a simple lined piece of paper, find a way to physically write down what objectives you need to meet. Getting it on paper is not the end, you must check your planner daily and look ahead to make sure that you are on point. Lastly, but even at times I have trouble with this one is to stay MOTIVATED!! Stay motivated find something that pushes you to do your best. Motivation can come in all shapes and forms, personally I exercise and go to the nicer parts of town to look at my future home, as well as visit possible college/university campuses, to get affiliated with the environment and all the fresh new students there. So get MOTIVATED and stay ON POINT!!

    In three sentences

    1) Long Beach City College is often abbreviated LBCC is a very open campus that features a second campus ( Pacific Coast Campus). 2) LBCC is currently going through innovations and finishing new projects, creating a relaxed modern look to the campus, where one can obtain one's desired field of studies, while catching a breather between classes. 3) LBCC is conveniently located near Heartwell Park where many students go to relax and even fit a quick workout.

  • 02/10/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is one of the top community colleges for transfer in Southern California. They offer so many help options in almost all courses but mainly math, English, and history. Long Beach City College also has many professors who have masters degrees and conduct their classes as professors at a university would.

  • 02/22/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Clubs and Activities

    LBCC has a wide variety of clubs that you can get involved with and meet lots of great people.

    Food and Dining

    The food here is pretty good except the prices are way too high.

    Dorm Life

    There are no dorms here.

    Academic Rigor

    Depending on the teacher and the subject you are taking the difficulty will vary but overall I would say it's average when it comes to academic rigor.

    Tips for prospective students

    Have a game plan going in of what classes you are going to need to transfer as soon as possible and meet with a counselor regularly to make sure you are on track.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College gives you all the tools you need to be successful. Overall they have great teachers and counselors to help you achieve your goals. If you are willing to work for it LBCC will lead you to a better future.

  • 03/16/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    I do not know personally about whether or not anyone has utilized the campus safety services, but during my evening classes, teachers always remind us students, male and female alike, that if we need to be escorted to our car, do not shy away from calling the campus security staff. I hear that they are very kind and are always willing to come by in their golf carts/cars to pick you up, and drive you to the parking lot and walk you to your car.

    Greek Life

    I'm only aware of a few sororities and fraternities on campus, as well as the public furniture they contribute to the school such as concrete benches and plaques. They are the student organizations of LBCC that you will see more than any other, setting up tents and holding fundraisers throughout the weeks.

    Clubs and Activities

    LBCC is a commuter school, so the availability and amount of clubs and activities is VERY limited. I do not have much experience with registered student organizations or events, but they exist if you can search hard enough. Some clubs still run without being registered.

    Great for these types of students

    LBCC is great for students who want to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in student loan debt. It's great for completing your general education requirements that universities require from you to graduate, and it's also a great school for pre-med/nursing students or students who want to earn an associates degree for a GUARANTEED transfer into any CSU of their choice(depending on the degree/program)

    Bang for the buck

    Most of the universities that I have sought to attend, cost about $35,000-$50,000 per school year, but by attending LBCC for 2-3, I will have been able to save almost $100,000, spending time on my GEs. Some students worry that the standards of a community college are not up to par, but I have had about 10 studious friends that have proved otherwise. They have started from LBCC with me, and have moved on to the University of Hawaii, USC, UCLA, UCSD, and UCD. It does more than save you thousands of dollars, it prepares your mentally for university academics.

    Food and Dining

    As a school that prides itself in its culinary arts programs, and as a person who has many friends studying under that program, I must say that the students do very little to contribute to the overall dining experience at LBCC. I have had the displeasure of sampling and eating almost half of all the menu items in the Viking Food Court and for the prices they charge, the overall taste and quality is below sub par. You honestly cannot expect much from Cafeteria or school food, but when you have cafeteria workers burping on the back of their hands as they're moving food, or watching them on their smoke breaks eating fast food from McDonalds, you cannot help but say oh the irony!

    Dorm Life

    To my knowledge, Long Beach City College does not have an on campus built-in dormitory facility, nor does it have an off campus dorm around the area. What it does have however, are housing search services for apartments nearby the campus, and programs tailored to assist international students on their website via the following link: http://www.lbcc.edu/international/housing.cfm

    Academic Rigor

    I have had the pleasure of learning under 17 instructors, teachers, and professors during my time at Long Beach City College and most all the classes that I have taken, whether it be a required course most students wouldn't care for, or a graduation requirement, I have retained valuable lessons and knowledge that they have taught me and my peers throughout my future academic journey. Teachers have taught me to think much more critically, to be thoroughly, analytically, and to always ask questions. The teachers do not slack, and you may almost never have cancelled classes or a sick instructor(albeit they may show up to class anyways).

    Tips for prospective students

    Any student planning on attending Long Beach City College should know that as a resident, you will be saving(or earning) money thanks to the Federal Pell Grant, fee waivers, and low tuition cost. As a student who has attended a University, my advice to high school students wanting to attend a University their first year out of high school: I would advise with caution. Taking the humble route of completing your GEs (technically for free or for 10's of 1000's of dollars cheaper) and then applying to UCs, Private schools, or CSU is honestly the best route to take. Long Beach City College is a wonderful start to all student's academic career. Always speak with your counselor and stay up to date with transfer or degree coursework changes.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College employs top notch instructors, teachers, and professors from all walks of life to make the learning experience of students more fun and exciting. Though campuses are always under intense renovations, it does little to hinder the academic success of students.

  • 03/30/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    There are police cars at night and the campus isn't really big. I never heard anything dangerous happened in this campus.

    Clubs and Activities

    At the beginning of the semester, there is a club week or was it club day... I can't remember too well. But, I do know there is a day(s) where clubs go out recruit people. There are fraternities and sororities that some can join to (some of these organization clubs are unisex).

    Bang for the buck

    Long Beach City College is cheap. Most students finish their GEDs in LBCC and then continue their majors in a four-year college.

    What to do for fun

    There really isn't any entertainment. A student could always go to the library and further his or her studies. A mall and a park is close by the college.

    Food and Dining

    The cafeteria does hold varieties of foods, but it's a little bit expensive. I suggest bringing your own food.

    Dorm Life

    Dorms are not included.

    Academic Rigor

    In every universities or colleges, there will be at least one professor who will not do a well job in teaching. Long Beach City College is not perfect, but it is something where students could start off if they are still undecided with their futures. As the level of classes increase, the intensity of that particular class increases along with it. Science classes, for example, are never an easy class. So, a student should not expect to get an easy A for a class like that.

    Tips for prospective students

    College is not high school when it comes to classes. There are AP courses that a student could take during high school, and that will be somewhat equivalent to those classes in this college. But, the timing is fast paced. It is really difficult to catch up if one chooses to procrastinate and fall behind. Organize a tentative schedule and never take classes more than it is needed. Even if that student is planning to transfer less than 2 years. Three years would be the max to transfer out of the community college and into a four-year college.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College classes are not as easy as one may think. The professors are just as hard as any universities with the amount of work and dedication they put into their students. Even though it's a community college, it should not be treated as inferior to those other universities.

  • 05/01/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Great for these types of students

    Great for local students.

    Bang for the buck

    While the fees continue to rise, attending a community college will always be the most cost efficient option for lower level classes.

    Food and Dining

    I've only had the cafeteria food once or twice, and it was average. However, I do appreciate the Viking convenience store (T building) staying open late, for those of us who take night classes.

    Academic Rigor

    I've had classes that were extremely hard (work comparable to capstone level classes at a Cal State), and I've had classes that were fairly easy. With that said, college is not high school, and students should be pushed to work.

    Tips for prospective students

    It sounds simple, but make sure to follow the syllabus, attend class, and do your work... If you apply yourself, you'll get more out of your education.

    In three sentences

    Long Beach City College is a great school to fulfill your general education requirements, and transfer to a four-year university. Every professor that I've taken have been extremely knowledgeable of their subject, and truly want the students to thrive in class. Also, there is a wide variety of night classes available for working students.

  • 05/19/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Great for these types of students

    Long Beach City offers a great Nursing Associates degree program.

    In three sentences

    I love Long Beach City College; I have met some great instructors whom I have learned a lot from. I recommend students to attend Long Beach City College.

  • 06/11/2014

    Reviewer is A current student here.

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    Campus Safety

    You can bet on every corner of the campus there is police.

    Greek Life

    Sorority and fraternity life is seen throughout campus.

    Clubs and Activities

    I never joined a a club but they are very active on campus.

    Great for these types of students

    for students who want to be in the nursing program, and culinary programs.

    Share any unusual traditions or locations on campus

    Besides the what the culinary students offer ,every semester, there is cultural presentations as well.

    Bang for the buck

    If your paying for everything yourself I suggest going to LBCC if your using FAFSA I would still suggest LBCC.

    What to do for fun

    I like to watch many of the outdoor activities LBCC provides. Some days during the semester the students in the culinary program offers food to all the students.

    Food and Dining

    There food is amazing. The students and faculty has a choice of deli, pizza, corn dog, Mexican food, and snacks, and healthy alternatives.

    Dorm Life

    I do not live in a dorm.

    Academic Rigor

    I can not speak for all the instructors at LBCC but the ones I had made sure we did all the work and cared about each of there students success.

    Tips for prospective students

    Ask questions no matter how redundant it might sound or how small it may seem.

    In three sentences

    Out of a rate scale of 10 I will give Long Beach city College a 6 because, you have to be one step ahead of all the workers there or you will feel like you are being cheated out of opportunity. I had great experiences with all of my instructors and counselors.