Grayslake, IL
College of Lake County


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Recent Reviews

Cateria
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The campus is amazing. The instructors are great and really know what they're doing. Many of worked in there respective field...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The campus is amazing. The instructors are great and really know what they're doing. Many of worked in there respective fields for years before teaching and often attend seminars during breaks to stay relevant. They are more than willing to work with students and are highly invested. The only issue I had was with the financial aid office, which I found to be difficult to reach and hard to work with.

Sarah
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think it is a great school for anyone wanting to save money or get some extra credits. Not only is it affordable but they h...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think it is a great school for anyone wanting to save money or get some extra credits. Not only is it affordable but they have a ton to offer like a variety of clubs and classes for example. Everyone is also very friendly and helpful to all, new or old.

acquennetta
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I will be the first to admit that I had no intentions of staying at my community college as long as I have. I will be graduat...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I will be the first to admit that I had no intentions of staying at my community college as long as I have. I will be graduating with my Associate of Arts at the end of May, but it has truly been a trying yet successful journey. When I first attended the college back in 2014, right after graduating from high school, my intention was to do my two years and leave. Most people at my high school growing up called the school “The College of Last Chance” instead of “The College of Lake County”. That says a lot more about the mindset of those that attend than the actual institution. Now I make that statement from a place of experience. When I first started taking classes I didn’t know anyone and I was failing all of my classes except one. Slowly but surely I forced myself to get involved because I knew that I need some form of social support. As an Afro-Latina I was happy to know that there was both a club called “Latino Alliance” and “Black Student Alliance”. Both communities embraced me and helped me to succeed in my academics the best they could. I ended up being involved in five more clubs aside from the other two. Despite the fact that I began passing my classes and getting more involved I chose not to get my degree at the time and to simply just transfer out because I believed I was prepared for the academic rigor at the university level. That decision caused my life to turn upside down. Soon after starting my semester in the spring of 2017 at a new school, I was diagnosed with sever Bipolar Disorder. I ended up in a psychiatric hospital for a week and decided to do a medical leave from my university immediately after being discharged. I felt like a failure, not only to those around me but most importantly to myself. I wasn’t able to see past my situation and mentally became paralyzed by shame and disappointment. Five months later I gathered the little courage I had left and walked back down the halls of College of Lake County. I was moved to tears the first day back at school, not because I was embarrassed of coming back into a school I so pridefully left; but for the simply fact that I was welcomed back to the school with open arms. By not only friends, but faculty and staff as well. The entire premise of this story telling is to let others know College of Lake County is more than a community college. It can become a home away from home, a safe haven and most importantly a place that can build you up, and if need be; rebuild you. Thank you College of Lake County, and thank you Unigo for allowing me the opportunity to review this school for a scholarship.

Victoria
What is your overall opinion of this school?

CLC offers numerous higher level courses with a small classroom size for optimum learning. Downside is sometimes they do not...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

CLC offers numerous higher level courses with a small classroom size for optimum learning. Downside is sometimes they do not offer enough sections and you have to wait until the following semester to enroll. The professors really care and want to see you succeed, offering additional office hours and even often ask to see what students have going on outside of class (work, family, athletics) to better understand where everyone is coming from. Wonderful experience for me, with faculty acting as mentors for my education.

Sarah
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s a great school for those you don’t have enough money to go to a big university yet or they want to take their general ed...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s a great school for those you don’t have enough money to go to a big university yet or they want to take their general education classes for cheap. I love it there and everyone is friendly and helpful. We are very accepting of everyone at the school and as far as I am aware haven’t had a problem with discriminating.

Kaya
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really enjoy the atmosphere of CLC. There are various nooks and within every nook you can find a student. Everyone seems t...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really enjoy the atmosphere of CLC. There are various nooks and within every nook you can find a student. Everyone seems to be very sociable and open so its easy to make friends and acquaintances. The teachers are very nice with few who are not, but they all are geared toward their students passing their classes. Overall CLC is a great college because it can get you to places you want to go.

kyle
What is your overall opinion of this school?

"College of last chances" This stereotype is how you make it. Although I have excelled in all of my classes, this stereotype...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

"College of last chances" This stereotype is how you make it. Although I have excelled in all of my classes, this stereotype lives on. Great place to improve grades, act as a stepping stone, or achieve an education for a good cost. Sometimes the environment is not supportive of and often does not push you to do better. The counselors are terrible so pick and find a counselor at a 4-year college asap!Try to surround yourself with supportive people that push for more then average grades.

Christina
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall College of Lake County is very inviting for all who study. The food is good, plenty places to study, and teachers are...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall College of Lake County is very inviting for all who study. The food is good, plenty places to study, and teachers are incredibly helpful. There is no housing as it is a Community College and not University, but the commute for most is not too bad and they environment is wonderful and welcoming.

Joy
What is your overall opinion of this school?

College of Lake County is a really good community college. It is very much a commuter school so there is not a strong campus ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

College of Lake County is a really good community college. It is very much a commuter school so there is not a strong campus community but the programs are excellent. There is also clear communication between administration and students regarding financial aid documents or other things of that nature. Excluding the one or two wonky professors the general faculty is excellent and they really know their subject matter. I have never really felt like I was getting a sub-par education except for once or twice. Generally speaking CLC is an excellent school to get your gen. eds. out of the way and have good financial aid while you're doing it!

Stefany
What is your overall opinion of this school?

College of Lake county is a place to be and start. Class size is great. The teacher and everyone there want to see you succee...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

College of Lake county is a place to be and start. Class size is great. The teacher and everyone there want to see you succeed. The college has amazing resources. The teachers are always available to help you. The college has great opportunities to pursue your career.

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