Banners draped across Ocean Campus’ cafeteria urge students who have experienced cuts this semester to “see a counselor to get the City College Graduation Guarantee!” However, the reinstatement of courses based on their necessity for graduation, transfer or certificate completion has not clearly been successful.
City College was an extremely rewarding, albeit challenging experience. I made it in two years, earning my associates degree and transferring to San Francisco State.
The variety of options facing City College students hoping to transfer to four-year institutions can be overwhelming, which is why counselors in the transfer department work tirelessly to make the process as simple as possible.
California State University’s decision to reject most admission applications for the spring 2010 term will impact hundreds of City College students and may further stress the school’s resources.