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‘What classes can I take at community college?’ [VIDEO]

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Choosing your classes at university is a little different to when you are choosing a university major. You may be surprised to find what classes you can take at community college!

 

International student Taro explains the types of classes you can – and should – take based on his personal experience. He has an interesting tale to tell, with a lesson for all prospective associate degree students when it comes to picking the right course for your future.

 

Watch the video below to find out. If it helps you, give it a LIKE. There's some useful links after the video too.

 

 

Watch more clips from our Hangout with Taro:

‘How can study abroad improve your career prospects?’

‘What is undergraduate study in America like?’

‘Where should I study, in America?’

‘How do I get an American student visa?’

‘Should I go to community college first or straight to university?’

‘What post-study visa options are available to international students in America?’

 

Useful links:
What is 'community college'?


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Paul Ellett is the editor for Hotcourses Abroad. His role is to plan, produce and share editorial, videos, infographics, eBooks and any other content to inform prospective and current international students about their study abroad experience. When he's not thinking about student visas in Sweden and application deadlines, Paul is an avid fan of comedy podcasts and Nicolas Cage films.

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