What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Choosing Community College?

By Michaela July 8, 2020 College Application College Search Gap Year Press

Every year, seniors weigh their options for that coming fall—everything from gap years to which route is the fastest path to an affordable degree. Many articles note the time and money theoretically saved by transferring from a community college to a 4-year college, but there is another perspective to consider: your future university.  Are there advantages or disadvantages to this option?

Moon Prep counselor Michaela shares her perspective as a former university admissions counselor on how community college applicants are viewed by universities, so you can make the most informed decision when deciding whether to pursue a community college transfer program. 

From transferring credits, evaluating the financial savings, and balancing the percentage of credits earned at a community college, walk through the advantages and disadvantages in our article in Forbes.