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Thoughts on “Free” College



by Andrew Schwartz

I’m a fan of the Community College system. In general, I think it’s a wise move for an aspiring degree holder to attend a 2-year institution to get the general prerequisites out of the way prior to transferring to a 4-year university. It’s cheaper, and the delta in the quality of education (for those prerequisites) is negligible.

Community Colleges also have – especially over the last decade or so – increasingly become more agile and responsive to the demand side of the equation in workforce development, i.e., the employers.

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