Philadelphia, PA
Community College of Philadelphia


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Recent Reviews

Jasmine
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I've attended CCP for two years and overall it's an average school. Improvements need to be make to improve the overall chara...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I've attended CCP for two years and overall it's an average school. Improvements need to be make to improve the overall character of the school. Student life is not exiting at all. Sporting events are not a major art of student life even though there is a sporting team.

Idesha
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Idesha Brown 11/29/2016 My review of “Community College of Philadelphia” is that community is a great school for bot...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Idesha Brown 11/29/2016 My review of “Community College of Philadelphia” is that community is a great school for both high school grads and returning students to finish there degree program, community is also a good school for their transfer program to other universities like “Temple” they help students prepare themselves for the next stage in earning their degrees when they enter the transfer program. I know this because I have commented myself to going on to Temple University after graduating from Community College of Philadelphia, the process was hard for me because I had to make sure that I was taking all the proper classes along with classes that are part of my major. But now that I have reached the end of the program here at community and is now preparing to transfer to Temple U., I find myself excited for the future I have made for myself and at the same time I’m very proud for the achievement that I have while at community and look forward to gaining more at Temple U. So I would give Community College of Philadelphia very good rating for their goal of getting students to achieve their goals and for providing different avenues to continue to strive toward gaining even more in the future. I would also give Community College of Philadelphia a rating of at least a 9 on a scale of 1-10 based on their success in the surrounding communities in building bridges between different cultural groups. Which proves that here at ccp is a great starting point for young and upcoming adults getting their start in life.

Tevin
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Community College of Philadelphia overall is a great starting point in the continuance of education past high school. At fir...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Community College of Philadelphia overall is a great starting point in the continuance of education past high school. At first I was looking forward to starting college at a four year school, but at the last minute I changed my thought process. Community college of Philadelphia has smaller class sizes and can give you the personal attention needed from the professors.

Cimani
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Community College of Philadelphia is a great school for high school and older students and readmitted students to get a feel ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Community College of Philadelphia is a great school for high school and older students and readmitted students to get a feel for college life, and for those who need to get reacquainted with the riggers of going to classes with students younger than them. Community Collage of Philadelphia also provides a great opportunity for all students to continue their education after graduating by transferring to 4yr. Universities. So my overall opinion of Community college of Philadelphia is that the school is an above average school that is always pressing the envelope to stay on top with the academic's and a good feel on what the needs of the students are. So on a scale of 1-10 I would give Community an 8 out of 10

Christie
What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The interior. I'm not used to it yet, so sometimes I end up walking the wrong direction.

What's the most frustrating thing about your school?

The interior. I'm not used to it yet, so sometimes I end up walking the wrong direction.

What are your classes like?

Classes are pretty much straight forward. You are taught the subject, and you're given a specific amount of work. each teacher is different, you have to learn to adapt to their rules.

What kind of person should not attend this school?

If you're lazy and not willing to learn anything. If you want to get away from home and live on campus, of course that's out of the picture.

What kind of person should attend this school?

Anyone can attend this school. Whether you're not sure about your major or you love saving money. It's a great school to attend. It's convenient and the cost is affordable.

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

I think the worst thing about my school if the lack of information they provide about financial aid. I find it very important to know about financial aid timelines.

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

Too many young people during the day. LOL.

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

Too many young people during the day. LOL.

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

I would tell myself to continue on do not take any breaks from school, it's not worth it. You might get side tracked but that's ok, stay focused and continue on, the best is yet to come. the bigest advice I would have given myself would have been to buckle down,it might seem hard but it;s not, and to remember that this is YOUR future, not anybody elses.

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

I wish I would have known how important it was to take advantage of college courses in high school. This applies to college c...

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

I wish I would have known how important it was to take advantage of college courses in high school. This applies to college credit and will give you a relistic view of what to expect coming into college. I would also have focused more on school and appreicating the wisdom others had to impart into me. I would also would have focused more on being a well rounded student and not all on academics.

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

JaNaya you are now a senior in high school and are at a crucial time in your life where you are about to enter into young adulthood and embark on brand new journeys. Before you embark on your new journey of entering college, there are some things that I want to leave with you that will help you make a smooth transition and help you survive throughout your college career. I first advise you to learn how to properly manage your time. You will quickly find yourself having multiple task and assignments with deadlines in close proximity of one another. If you learn to give yourself enough time to complete each task thoroughly, you will save yourself from facing uneccessary situations. In addition to this, remember to network and stay academically strong. Keeping a strong GPA and networking with a variety of individuals will afford you excellent opportunities during and after your college career. Also be sure to get a mentor and get involved in community and extracurricular activities. Finally, remember the values you have been taught, have a positive outlet for stress, embrace and appreciate new experiences, and never let anything stop you from achieving your dreams.

Shannon
Describe your favorite campus traditions.

Community College of Philadelphia is best known for giving individuals the ability to work hard with all different kinds of p...

Describe your favorite campus traditions.

Community College of Philadelphia is best known for giving individuals the ability to work hard with all different kinds of people. You learn what student’s strengths and weaknesses are and together learn to work as a united group. You enjoy every person you meet as affection and synergy is a given with everyone. I have never left school for the day with an empty feeling. I always leave full of hope and gratefulness that I get to have this amazing experience. I have and will always recommended Philadelphia Community College to my community.

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

If I could go back in time and talk to myself as a high school senior, the advice I would give myself is do not be afraid of life and new challenges. I would teach myself to know that life is going to give you obstacles but it is up to you to make yourself strong enough to get through them. Growing up without a father and an extremely sick mother taught me to be kind to people no matter what. Considering someone can have a much tougher time than you. I did not realize this as a high school student. I didn't understand why my life had to be so hard. Now, I can look back and see that they were tests to make me a stronger person. I am a very strong woman because of the tough times I have had. The changes that I would make as a high school senior would be to embrace the changes that were forthcoming, not be afraid of them.

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

Community College of Philadelphia is a brilliant combination of hard working students, consideration, optimism, kindliness and a vivacious place to attend.

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

The Community College of Philadelphia is cheaper than most schools with very affordable education. Also if there was any reas...

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

The Community College of Philadelphia is cheaper than most schools with very affordable education. Also if there was any reason why you couldn't go to another school you can go to this school to gain an associate's degree in which you can transfer your credits that are able to be transferred to any University you want to go to as a part of the dual admissions program.

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

Important advice I would give to myself is to apply for as many scholarships as I can. The reason why is because I know that as a senior in high school I'm going to become the first person ever to audition and get accepted into Millersville's Music program as a Hip-Hop Artist. Also I know that without those scholarships I won't be able to go because I won't be able to find a creditworthy cosigner. As a result, it will lead to days of depression, tears of failure and feelings of letting myself down. And eventhough I'll end up attneding Community College of Philadelphia until I gain the money to go back; it will be much harder and mentally difficult to continue moving forward. So if I could give myself any advice, it would most definitely be to fill out as many scholarships as I can. So that I won't have to worry about any set-backs or crying because I feel lost without any solution since I can't afford to go to Millersville University. And I'll be able to go when I'm supposed to without worries.

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

Great saver to the next step. It is cheaper to obtain the Associates at a community college and then transfer. The savings ...

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

Great saver to the next step. It is cheaper to obtain the Associates at a community college and then transfer. The savings translates into thousands of dollars and would lessen excessive student debt.

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

I would tell myself to explore all career options to discover where my true passion lie. Do not be afraid of math or science but go find a mentor for advice and discover which path to choose.

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

I tell them about the great career oppurtunites that Community College of Philadelphia frequently provides to the student each semester. There have been great companies available on campus for students ready to take the next step into the job market and it is a faster and easier process when compared with applying online.,

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