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More Than a “13th Year”



by Lydia Hansen

I believe community colleges sometimes get a bad rap and are considered inferior to regular four-year universities.

Maybe it’s because they only offer a two-year degree, or the majority of students come with the intention of transferring somewhere else before too long. Or maybe it’s because community colleges are less expensive than a four-year university.

But do we confuse the price tag as an evaluation of worth? I think so. And I think that’s a mistake.

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