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Academic Rigor
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Most Helpful Review for Portland Community College
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Jakob from Portland, OR
  • 8 out of 8 people found this review helpful

I am definitely learning all I need and it is great. I was at first hesitant about going to a community college for the first year but I soon found out that that is not at all a problem. I thought classes at a University would be more informative and a better experience. Starting at a community college, especially PCC, is a great idea.

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  • jessica from vancouver, wa
  • Apr-19-2016 I am a current student here

    it's a great school for those who took some time off, have a busy home/work life, and who need to have a less costly option. almost all my professors have been great and are very knowledgeable in their subjects. i'm very glad i chose pcc when i went back to school.

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  • Nazaneen from Beaverton, OR
  • Aug-25-2015 I am a current student here

    Portland Community College has great and friendly campuses. The education you get here is worth the time and effort. It's good to start out at a community college and get your prerequisites out of the way.

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  • Theo from Portland, OR
  • Feb-27-2015 I am a current student here

    The teachers here are always ready and willing to help you succeed. The students are from all different nationalities, backgrounds, and ages, so you'll get to meet lots of new people. This is a school that honestly wants to do good in your life rather than take your money.

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  • James from Lafayette, OR
  • Dec-30-2014 I am a current student here

    An awesome place to start at and get myself grounded in college life. The perfect starting point to my new career in life. Professional and organized while looking out for me and my best interest.

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  • Riley from Portland, OR
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Portland Community College is an awesome place, everyone is super friendly. I never really experienced such a great community in my life at school. The instructors are amazing and are always willing to help you.

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  • Chris from Camas, WA
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Portland Community College is a great way to continue your education as an adult. With online classes and dedicated instructors, PCC is the best community college in the Portland metro area. And the tuition is very fairly priced.

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  • Tyler from Forest Grove, OR
  • Oct-31-2014 I am a past student here

    It is a great school for people starting out or who want to further their knowledge. I enjoyed my stay, and loved the teachers! There is a great mix of people that attend so you'll always make new friends!

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  • Francisco from cornelius, OR
  • Oct-15-2014 I am a current student here

    PCC is a great way to start if you are unsure of what direction to go. They offer tons of classes and programs at an affordable price plus the grants will usually always be able to cover the price unless you are like me and max out on your credits.

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  • Becca from Beaverton, OR
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    So far, PCC seems like a great school if you focus and get the right teachers. Everyone seems friendly, including teachers. It is a very independent based school.

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