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Most Helpful Review for Whatcom Community College
  • Category: Did learn a lot
  • Review by: Alanna from Bellingham, WA
  • 1 out of 2 people found this review helpful

I have heard that the science classes are the same level and transfer the same way for Whatcom as well as Western, so take them at Whatcom because they are way easier and cheaper and you learn the same amount.

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  • Lisa from Everson, WA
  • Mar-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Whatcom is a great school. I really like the fact that no one is judgmental and that you can go there and get the education that you need. It is truly a great place to be.

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  • Karlee from bellingham, WA
  • Jan-06-2014 I am a current student here

    Whatcom community College is a very well rounded school that is missed by most of it's students that transferred. The professors do their best to prepare you for universities. Whatcom has a wonderful supply of classes.

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  • Alison from E Wenatchee, WA
  • Sep-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Whatcom is a typical community college. They appeal to running start and day students more than night or online students. Advising is great, but other departments are unorganized and short tempered.

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  • Alysha from Bellingham, WA
  • Aug-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Whatcom Community College is a great school for students who are serious about starting a technical program and earning an associates degree, especially for those who want to work in the medical field. Many running start and transfer students also find WCC to be a good value school where they can complete prerequisite courses in smaller classes. The students and staff are all great people who create a positive learning environment.

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  • J from Bellingham, WA
  • May-01-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a nice, good sized campus with adequate amenities and friendly students. The classes are definitely college level classes and can be challenging-- you have to work for your grade in some of them. It is located in Bellingham, which is a fairly liberal university town that also contains WWU.

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  • Jacob from Bellingham, WA
  • Apr-23-2013 I am a current student here

    This is a great economical place to learn and grow to decide your major. With a diverse age group it makes it easier to be independent. The classes are always intriguing and inspire great conversation. Definitely the place to go when in the stage of deciding what you want to be in life.

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  • Mary from Lynden, WA
  • Feb-02-2013 I am a current student here

    I enjoy attending Whatcom Community College. I feel very comfortable there, I like that I know my way around. I like that the expectations the teachers have aren't like a university, it is simple to follow along and I feel set up for success.

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  • Reese from Bellingham, WA
  • Nov-06-2012 I am a current student here

    This is a small interactive campus. The teachers care about your success and offer you multiple resources outside of class.

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  • Manpreet from Lynden, WA
  • Sep-27-2012 I am a current student here

    This college has amazing professors that teach the class and care about the students success. The school has many opportunities to meet students that are around the world with the many international students that are enrolled. Also, with learning this college has amazing clubs that students can join and participate in activities, make new friends, as well as make a difference in their community.

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  • Reginald from Everson, WA
  • Aug-05-2012 I am a current student here

    Excellent school with good teachers and classes with 30 students or less usually allowing for more student teacher interaction. WCC also has good technical and computer facilities available to students and students receive $15 dollars on their student card for printing homework on campus computers. Finally it is only a 10 or 15 min drive from anywhere in bellingham, WA.

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