Commentary: Despite suiting many families’ needs, California community colleges remain an undervalued option
Trading prestige for financial security, while heading toward a four-year degree.
Colleges ‘swamped’ by students’ mental health needs, but services vary greatly
At Connecticut College, almost a third of students get mental health services in a given year and half of all students get that help at some point before they graduate. At Trinity College, close to half of the student body comes into the counseling center in a given year. By contrast, at Manchester Community College, very few mental health services are available.