Denver, CO
Community College of Denver


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Describe the students at your school.

I am in school with the best group of students anyone might imagine, as we all work great together and help each other out wi...

Describe the students at your school.

I am in school with the best group of students anyone might imagine, as we all work great together and help each other out with everything from moving to schoolwork to emotional support.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Hey Angie, you are on the right track. The Air Force is a great option for you at this point in your life. Anyone who volunteers to fight for this country should be commended and your four years of service is remarkable. As far as your dream to be a Dental Hygienist, go for it! Don't worry about the financials. Apply for as many grants and scholarships as you can, and use federal student loans for the remainder. Money should never be a barrier for anyone to pursue further education. Your desire to work in the dental field and help people is awesome, and every student should be motivated by your desire to serve the public, especially those in financial need. Definitely participate in "Colorado Mission of Mercy" - you will be amazed at the outpouring of love and support that flows through the people who organize and work this incredible mission for those in extreme need. Every bit of caring work is volunteered by local Dentists, Assistants, and Hygienists, as well as non-medical volunteers. This past year, when I first participated, was so moving for me, I can't describe in words the feelings I experienced. Do it!

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The downtown campus is where the financial aid office is located, and navigating the campus is a disaster. Downtown is so busy and there is very little parking available. Also, there isn't a physical address for the financial aid office, just a building number.

Frank
Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are also my good friends.

Describe the students at your school.

My classmates are also my good friends.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

My advice to my highschool-senior self would be to focus on my post college life. I would try to convince my self to set attainable longterm goals and begin to work toward them from that point. Also explaining that simply going through the academic proccess and completing school won't be enough in the future. I would explain that planning and excelling beyond standard expectation is key in ensuring success, educationally and later financially.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

The worst thing about the school is actually not that bad. It's the enrollment proccess. You spend quite a bit pf time scrambling for personal information.

Madelaine
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The first advice i would give myself would be to relax! When i was a senior teachers and other students made college seem lik...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

The first advice i would give myself would be to relax! When i was a senior teachers and other students made college seem like one of the most stressfull times in ones life. The experience has been all the contrary to me. I would also tell myself to not plan out the next four to five years of my life. College is a time to make many different choices about life which will most likely change your plans more than twice. Another piece of advice i would give myself would be to learn to take as many learning or working opportunities as possible. Internships and volunteering is always a great way to get your mind away from school and stress, and also serves as a way to network or even make friends with different people in your community. Finally i would tell myself that college life is what you make of it and to really enjoy it you have to remember that you must make school a priority before anything else. When school related tasks are finished everything else seems alot easier and enjoyable.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

that many students, and some teachers, do not take the academics seriously because the classes are through a community college.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

someone who needs a more financialy appropriate form of education, someone returning to school, or someone who is fairly undecided in what to do with their education.

Whitney
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Everyone says to make the most of your senior year of high school and live life to the fullest. I don?t disagree with this bu...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Everyone says to make the most of your senior year of high school and live life to the fullest. I don?t disagree with this but I do think there is more to it than that. Having taken a difficult load of classes my senior year, I felt like I was more prepared for the expectations that college held compared to some of my friends that chose to take fewer, easier classes. After finishing three years of college now, I have learned that college is a lot more difficult than high school because no one makes you try; it?s up to you to have the desire to succeed. Maintaining focus and discipline throughout your senior year will help develop good habits that will make it easier to achieve your goals in college without worrying about having to relearn things you would have learned by putting more into your last year of high school. My advice is to take advantage of high school, not just because it?s easier, but because it?s your last chance to have someone to help push you through the difficulties of learning that will make you a better student and person in the end.

What's unique about your campus?

While the Community College of Denver offers many great opportunnities, I think that the best thing about the school is how flexible they are. There are many options avaliable to students who want to attend classes downtown or at another campus, or for those students who cannot attend but are able to take online classes. There are a wide variety of classes avaliable in all areas of study that make it easy for a student to decide on a path of study or for someone to take classes to continue a previous education.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

The good thing about attending a Community College is the fact that anyone who wants to attend there can. Every person from every lifestyle can attend and can find a place to fit in. I think that anyone who has a desire to further their education beyond high school could attend here. The only thing that would prevent someone from enjoying an education from Denver's Community College would be the lack of desire to learn and out effort into their work or someone who has found a job, career, or lifestyle that does not involve taking more educational courses.

Stephanie
Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

My school is cheaper and the staff is amazing. I also share a campus with two four year colleges so you get the same exper...

Here's your chance: Say anything about your college!

My school is cheaper and the staff is amazing. I also share a campus with two four year colleges so you get the same experiance that you would if you went to a regular four year school.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

If I could go back in time and talk to my self in my senior year of college I would tell myself "you made the right choice." I am an early graduate from high school. I never truly had a senior year of high school. One of my biggest worries after graduating was that I made the wrong choice and should have stayed for that final year. I would have also said that " In order to succeed you need to just simply believe in the facts and knowledge that you have." I have a huge problem with low confidence issues. This fact leads me to face a lot of hardships and failures in school. If I could go back and talk to my senior self this is exactly what I would have said to help me succeed in my first semester in college.

What do you brag about most when you tell your friends about your school?

I love to tell my friends that my school is cheaper than most, also that it shares a campus with two four year colleges so if you ever want to transfer you can stay on the same campus.

Carolyn
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Walking into that classroom of twenty-five plus students is overwhelming. But, as long as your head is held high and you keep...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Walking into that classroom of twenty-five plus students is overwhelming. But, as long as your head is held high and you keep telling yourself? How will what I do in 10 minutes, 10 months, or even 10 years? affect my life, you will be fine. I believe what I know now would have helped a little. If I could go back in time, I would have changed just a little bit; like setting short and long term goals in advance. You need to set these goals so you can watch your progress and keep yourself on track. College is an expense that needs to be planned out. I would tell myself to use any extra money I have toward the goals. I would suggest opening a saving account just for college; having this account started before I felt home will benefit me in the long run. I would inform myself the process in which I should take to mentally prepare myself for this exciting journey. But, changing too much would have changed how I have turned out, and who I am now. The creative, upbeat, loving, smart person I am only comes from the mistakes I have learned from.

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?

There is a lot to learn in general. When I decided to start my education with Community College of Denver I was not aware on the accuplacer assessment test. This test is something the colleges do to determine where to place you. There are 3 parts to the test Math, writing and reading also, there is a study guide which you can request which at the time I was unaware of this. So my advice to anyone who starts college I would request the study guide before you take the test.

What kind of person should attend this school?

This college is for anyone looking to get their feet wet or just haven?t decided on what they want to do yet. I believe a community college is a great way to start for anyone that has been away from schooling for so long and would like the tools to get back in the school setting.

Cheryl
What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Don't give up or in to, the negative entities in your life. You can achieve all things through Christ that strengthens you. W...

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Don't give up or in to, the negative entities in your life. You can achieve all things through Christ that strengthens you. When challenge as to why you are doing something don't take it as negative feedback, look at it as a challenge to succeed. Don't let life happenings steer you away from achieving your goal of a higher education but it is never too late to learn.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

A person who cannot self-motivate, should not attend. This college forces you to use your own ability to advance and map your path to where you want to go in life.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

I have not yet encounter something I am frustrated about this college.

James
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

The Community College of Denver is a college that embraces diversity, encourages academic relationships between students and...

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

The Community College of Denver is a college that embraces diversity, encourages academic relationships between students and instructors, and supports its students with effective means of competent outreach.

Describe the students at your school.

The students at the Community College of Denver are men and women of all ages, from all over the world, who are on an aggressive quest to realize their dreams of success, service, and independence through higher education.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

Dear James, College life will embrace and validate you in every way you can imagine. College is the place where you will establish a solid foundation in music and understand and answer all the questions that music has to offer. However, the relationship you have with drugs and alcohol will not support a successful academic career. You will waste more time and money if you do not embrace a course of life that will support great achievement in college and in life. Therefore, I am strongly suggesting that you begin to develop a relationships with the people in Alcoholics Anonymous. They are people just like you in the way they feel and think. You will be able to relate to the people in AA in an intimate way. Trust me in this advice. You will excel in the academic environment, that will actually be the easy part for you. You need the people that I have suggested to you because your brain is fine. It is the emotional and spiritual support that you will find in AA that will make your higher education experience a real success.

Amanda
Describe your favorite campus traditions.

My school is best known for those who think that they can't go to school, they now have a place where they can go to school, ...

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

My school is best known for those who think that they can't go to school, they now have a place where they can go to school, work and still have time for their familys.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

I would tell my self to not to make any mistakes. I would tell myself that I should wait to have kids till after college. I would not change my life but I would change having my son to a later time.

What's unique about your campus?

The best thing about my school is there recources all over the place. There are many people to help when needed in every subject. I love that my school has free tutoring for those who need it.

Neil
Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

A busy, motivating, and inspiring community willing to guide ayone along the path to success.

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

A busy, motivating, and inspiring community willing to guide ayone along the path to success.

What should every freshman at your school know before they start?

"You can be anything you want to be, as long as you set your MIND to it.? College is the transition, the assist, to making what you want as a career become a reality. It is your time to develop your skills and evolve into the person you want to become. Considerations when pursuing a career through college include, how long will it take me to finish? Will it be worth the money? Is there a future in my chosen career? All of these questions are important, but I think the best piece of advice I could have given my high school self would have been, ?Be passionate about your career choice!? The last piece of advice I could offer my former self refers to the same quote as above. Putting your MIND to something means giving one hundred and ten percent of your effort, even when it means cutting into your free time, changing habits, honing in on study skills, and managing your time wisely. If you want to be that man you envision, put in more than you could ever get out, then you will have truly set your MIND to it.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Anyone who is ready to advance their education and take the next step towards finding a satisfying and fullfiling career. There is no standard, typical student at CCD, just people willing to follow there dreams and pursue their goals.

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