Community College is a Perfect Choice for Maryland Students
A recent article in Chesapeake Family magazine touts the benefits of choosing community college for the first two years of higher education. Programs such as Early College and early admission were highlighted as great way to get a jump-start on college while still in high school, and save money.
The variety degrees and certificate programs at community colleges, as well as transfer-ability of credits were cited as benefits to students.
Additionally, the article praises community colleges' unique ability to respond to the needs of the workforce. "When local businesses need skilled workers, community colleges create training programs to supply that demand."