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Most Helpful Review for Houston Community College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Isabella from Houston, TX
  • 14 out of 14 people found this review helpful

If you take you education seriously I feel that it does not matter where you go to school, although a prestigious university doesn't hurt, it is what you make of it. Being that many of the professors teach at near by universities they know how to give a you challenge when needed. The classes are very informative and may of professors are dedicated to helping their students understand the material.

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  • Miguel from Houston, TX
  • Dec-22-2016 I am a current student here

    HCC is a great starting point to get an education without the sky-high tuition costs of 4 year universities. The academic courses are interesting and challenging. There is a good blend of people so you will meet some interesting characters here too!

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  • Tyffanie - Houston, TX
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a past student here

    Of course when the cost tuition is low, you get what you pay for. After one year, I switched campuses and found that the quality of the education depends on which campus you go to. I graduated last summer with my associates, and am happy that I saved my parents money and can still move on to get my bachelor's.

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  • brent - el paso, tx
  • Jul-22-2016 I am a current student here

    i paid 167.00 for a used business book at the hcc barnes and noble bookstore. the book had been traded in at least 3 times. the book brand new is cheaper than what i paid for it used. everything is over priced at that bookstore. i brought a 200.00 computer for 475.00. they are crooks but because i got financial aid and needed my books and a computer on the first day of class so i had to charge the items to my financial aid. and i am doing distance learning.

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  • daisy from stafford, tx
  • Apr-09-2016 I am a current student here

    houston commuinity college teaches you a well a rounded education and helps you find your niche with each class. professors make it fun to learn and are pretty fair. the academic workload varies but it's all worth it when you graduate.

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  • Savannah from Pearland, TX
  • Feb-24-2016 I am a current student here

    Houston Community College is a great two year to start at! It's also very good for international students looking to start off in the U.S as well. Its the largest community college system in America, and most of the campuses are in locations where you may be able to catch a bus to them. Its affordable, and the teachers are willing to fully prepare you for the transition to a 4 year University.

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  • Deja from Houston, TX
  • Jan-15-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The environment is great and the people there are friendly. The staff is very helpful when it comes to things you need. I love how there are different campuses in different locations in Houston.

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  • Lisa from Houston, TX
  • Dec-10-2015 I am a past student here

    It is an affordable way to get college credit. Taking dual credit classes here are also great. There are many great professors as well.

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  • Cynthia from Houston, TX
  • Oct-19-2015 I am a current student here

    HCC is an amazing school to do your basics. Majority of the professors will be more than excited to help you with what you need. Best part is, its totally affordable!

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  • Esmeralda from Houston, TX
  • Oct-08-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    This school is going to help me get trough my basics without spending a lot of money. It will also help to get a better GPA so that I can go to a University that provides what I need for my career. I know that this school will help me a lot.

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