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Most Helpful Review for City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College
  • Category: Tips for prospective students
  • Review by: Lewis from Chicago, IL
  • 8 out of 8 people found this review helpful

Keep an open mind and utilize all of the resources available to you. All of this will pay off in the end.

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  • athena from chicago, il
  • Jul-28-2016 I am a current student here

    city colleges is an affordable and integrated learning experience. i've had amazing teachers who nurtured and expanded my learning potential but you have to be dedicated and you have to put in the work. overall, my experience at harold has been great. go here if you are serious about getting your associate's in a short amount of time at an affordable price!

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  • jose from chicago, il
  • Apr-22-2016 I am a current student here

    it is an amazing community college with lots of opportunities and events. the staff and teachers here are always ready and willing to help their students.

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  • Daniel from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-13-2016 I am a current student here

    My experience at Harold Washington so far has been an outstanding an pleasant one. I enjoy working with such a wonderful, friendly, and smart student body, as well as the professors.

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  • Simone from Chicago, IL
  • Dec-18-2015 I am a past student here

    Harold Washington is well-diverse because different people of different ethnic backgrounds attend this school. The professors are well-educated because the dedicate their students toward the future by helping them learn new things, find who they are, and help them with the struggles they have. There are a variety of resources students could choose from at Harold Washington to help benefit their needs such as the computer lab, tutoring center, and the wellness center; these are safe havens for students to get help at any time, complete their tasks, and to talk to someone confidential during hard times.

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  • Shane from Chicago, IL
  • Jan-03-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This ccc college is downtown of chicago and it is amazing college to check out .the info i asked for this school was super helpful.

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  • Anonymous
  • Nov-23-2014 I am a current student here

    The professors really do care about your education, and will try their best to help you succeed. You just have to reach out to them first, and they will help.

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  • MF from Chicago, IL
  • Sep-07-2014 I am a past student here

    This school is okay I suppose, it's cheap and would cut costs oppose to going straight to a four year, frankly I couldn't wait to transfer and go to a REAL school. Often at times during registration you may get the turn-around, meaning those that work there may give you wrong information and have you going around in circles. Harold Washington college needs to seriously get better organized and do something about their over-crowdedness also get their elevators inspected because they suck.

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  • Alissa from Chicago, IL
  • May-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Overall, Harold Washington is a good school with very dedicated professors. The professors try to make sure you understand everything to the best of their abilities. Also, I feel safe when I am on the campus since you have to swipe your id to get past the first floor and gain entry into the building.

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  • Mel from Chicago, IL
  • Mar-31-2014 I am a current student here

    This school is unorganized. The staff are very rude and condescending. 50% of the teachers are the only thing that make this school worth while.

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  • Nastassia from Chicago, IL
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a current student here

    The school is in a convenient building in the heart of downtown Chicago. The registration process is a nightmare. The professors and resources available are wonderful here.

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