Ok, so I need some serious advice here. I am looking to transfer from a community colleges and need help deciding which one to go for. I know what the typical person is thinking, "Are you crazy to even consider this question? UC Davis without a doubt, their a nationally ranked university" but I am not interested in hearing those remarks unless you can tell me from experience that it really matters to employers where you received your degree if its not from an Ivy league.
I want concrete reasons why I should choose one school over the other without stereotypes such as "humboldt students are stoners" or "theres nothing to do in Davis". I'd appreciate responses from current students or alumni and a mention of anything helpful about the school. Financially, UC Davis is looking to be almost 10k more a year and that is definitely playing into my decision.
I plan to work with animals as a trainer or caretaker and these two schools stick out the most but if there are any other schools I will gladly accept the help.