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Parents are making me go to community college

AlkalanefanAlkalanefan Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
I got into a school I would love to go to, but my parents dont want me to go and they want me to go to community college. I get that it’s more expensive to go to a four-year, but I want to become a doctor, and community college, from what I have heard, is not conducive to that path. Also they want me to stay at home... but for what??? And also all the hard work and money they spent for my ap tests and act etc are gone to waste bc im not even going to go where i got in as a result of my efforts. Im confused and irritated.

Replies to: Parents are making me go to community college

  • austinmshauriaustinmshauri Registered User Posts: 8,029 Senior Member
    Knowledge is never a waste. You're in CA, right? Is it more affordable for them to send you to a cc first?
  • MYOS1634MYOS1634 Registered User Posts: 40,078 Senior Member
    This is very late.... May first is a few days from now.
    When did they tell you?
    What was their budget? How much does the 4-yezr school cost? Often the issue is money.
  • AlkalanefanAlkalanefan Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
    edited April 2018
    I really don’t want to go to a cc, but if i do, can i transfer out in a year?? Or is that impossible?
  • GumbymomGumbymom Forum Champion UC Posts: 25,619 Forum Champion
    If you want to transfer to a CSU or UC, you need 60 semester/90 quarter units to transfer which usually takes a minimum 2 years to meet all the transfer requirements. AP/IB credits can help and if you do summer sessions, you might be able to accumulate enough units to transfer within a year. If you target private schools, then many will take Sophomore level transfers but you need to check each schools website for their transfer requirements.
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