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Most Helpful Review for Truckee Meadows Community College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jacob from Sparks, NV
  • 5 out of 5 people found this review helpful

I had dreams of going to a giant college. In my senior year I destroyed my chances by failing math. I was devastated. TMCC was really my only option. My first day I walked in with the attitude of pessimism and negativism. I was so so surprised by the calibre of the teachers and the atmosphere of learning that surrounded the college. I learned more my first week there then I did throughout high school. I continue to be excited about what I'm going to learn each day.

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  • Lauren from Sparks, NV
  • May-20-2014 I am a past student here

    If you're not quite ready to go from high school to a 4 year university or are planning on returning to school, TMCC is the perfect place to start! The classes are less than 30 students, teachers are very friendly and helpful, and the main campus has an all around warm, welcome feeling.

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  • Mikayla from Reno, NV
  • May-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Truckee Meadows focuses on the students and have small class sizes. You are able to pick whatever schedule fits. It's a great school and cheap for just starting out!

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  • Nichole from Sun Valley, NV
  • Mar-30-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    TMCC seems like a great community college that helps their students become successful and also helps future students create a good, strong path and goals to getting their desired career. They have a lot of support systems for the students like counseling, disability resources, parental resources, and plenty of financial resources. The campus is medium sized campus but isn't crowded, very open and peaceful.

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  • McKay from Reno, NV
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    I love the availability of the classes and the nearby locations. The instructors seem to be very knowledgeable. I am very happy with the available class choices.

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  • Kaethe from Sparks, NV
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    This is a nice campus that offers a wide variety of interesting classes. However, I feel a though many of the professors try to indoctrinate students through their teaching methods instead of allowing them to think for themselves and share their own opinions.

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  • Maegen from Sparks, NV
  • Feb-20-2014 I am a current student here

    I have been attending college part time for about 5 years now and I have had nothing but great experiences with the teachers at TMCC. They take the time to give individualized help and are always available outside of classroom hours.

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  • Gurpreeti from Sparks, NV
  • Feb-13-2014 I am a current student here

    I believe that Truckee Meadows Community College is a great college, the variety here is endless. The teachers are helpful and offer tutoring when ever needed.

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  • Abigail from Sparks, NV
  • Jan-04-2014 I am a current student here

    This school does not cost very much and I still get a good education. The professors are very kind and helpful. This is a very good school that helps students who don't want to pay university price but still get a university level education.

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  • Anthony from Reno, NV
  • Jan-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The staff has been great helping me during my return to the school system. I'm looking forward to transferring to UNR in the Spring.

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  • Jennifer from Reno, NV
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    The campus, teachers, and curriculum are about average. The details vary from class to class, but overall it's about what you would expect from a community college. I would recommend attending Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) before attending University of Nevada Reno (UNR) for financial conservation.

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