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UCSB vs Community College
Hello, so I'm having a dilemma right before I start college in the fall. One of my dreams in HS was to get accepted into UCSB and it came true when I received my acceptance. Everything seemed perfect until I compare the prices of a UC tuition vs a CC tuition and I don't know if the first 2 years at UCSB is worth the tuition when I could practically go to CC for free and then transfer. Then again, I wanted to get into the Engineering program but I was accepted to the College of Letters and Science instead. Transferring to the Engineering program is a challenge from what I heard, but it's a challenge I'm willing to face or should I just go to CC and reapply where I have a better chance of getting into the Engineering program. There are many other factors for both sides, but these two are the main ones. So the real questions is: Should I stay and hope to get in again or go straight in and hope for the best?7 replies
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