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Most Helpful Review for Des Moines Area Community College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Sam from Clive, IA
  • 3 out of 3 people found this review helpful

Each class I have taken has taught me a little bit about myself. College is so much about self discovery and that is one of the great qualities of DMACC. Not only am I learning about myself, my likes and dislikes, and who I am as a person, I am learning so much about each of the subjects I am taking. Even if a class does not directly relate to my area of study I can always take some part of it to apply to my major. This school does a great job of crossover education.

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  • Jul-10-2016 I am a current student here

    best affordable option with small classroom sizes and teachers that are, for the most part, enthusiastic about teaching and care about your learning. urban campus has a very diverse and welcoming student body, highly contrasting the ankeny campus, which has more of the stereotypical "college" feel to it. i've never had a bad experience at either one - but i prefer urban more, because of how colorful it is, and how willing classmates are to help one another, and equally hardworking.

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  • Megan from Ankeny, IA
  • Feb-29-2016 I am a current student here

    As an undergraduate traditional student looking for a college for an affordable price with the feel of a university in regards to campus involvement, I was able to achieve this mission at Des Moines Area Community College. Des Moines Area Community College prepares you for the real world and uses real life applications in a way college students can understand. The resources at Des Moines Area Community College are endless.

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  • Elias from Ankeny, IA
  • Jan-06-2015 I am a current student here

    DMACC has an excellent variety of courses and programs. The teachers are, in my experience, knowledgeable and hard working. The campus and facilities are a little dated, but adequate.

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  • Nichole from Bondurant, IA
  • Nov-15-2014 I am a current student here

    DMACC is an affordable school whether you area full time student or a full time working citizen looking to further your education. DMACC has a great layout with all buildings in sight, easy to find. DMACC staff is very friendly and willing to help in whatever way they can.

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  • from Johnston, IA
  • Oct-30-2014 I am a current student here

    The tuition is very affordable. There is lots of help to help in almost all of your classes. Most of the classes here will transfer to other 4 year university's.

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  • SAM from Ankeny, IA
  • Oct-19-2014 I am a current student here

    As long as you do the work it is not a difficult course load. So far I have only had to write one essay, less than two pages long, and I'm 2 months in taking four class. The vast majority of work outside of class has just been reading over material, most of which is gone over in class anyway

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  • Joshua from Des Moines, IA
  • Oct-06-2014 I am a current student here

    DMACC has a small quiet campus that is easily accessible for new students to find. There is not much to do on campus but it is growing with new clubs opening up for a variety of interests. Over all I would recommend DMACC to anyone in the area but not enough there to draw in students from out of town.

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  • Emmali from Sutherland, IA
  • May-06-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    DMACC is small college at its finest. The people there are great, and I cannot wait to attend. It is perfect if your looking for a college where you are more than just another student.

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  • Emina from Des Moines, IA
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    A very flexible school and friendly staff if you find the right people. There are lots of locations nearby and many career opportunities. Overall, I personally think DMACC is a great college.

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  • Alexandria from Ankeny, IA
  • Jan-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Good for anyone who hasn't decided a major! If you have decided a major, it is a great place to get your general education courses out of the way before transferring. The staff is friendly and easy to work with.

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