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Reviews 359 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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5 College Freshman

Academic Flexibility: its really great you get to pick what times and days are best for you for when you want to go to class its not like high school when you have to schedule everything around that time

4 College Freshman

Online Courses: we use something called d2l and its really good

4 College Freshman

Career Services: its good they give you a lot of good information that is really helpful

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: so far all of my teachers have givien me a good quality education from teaching the class giving clear information to helping us with anything we needed to help pass the class. for example my english 1060 teacher last semester he helped are whole class with anything we needed like essays we all had and would help us were so we would get nothing but the best

3 College Freshman

Overall Experience: i wouldn't really know because i haven't did anything like that with my school, but from fellow peers i hear it's okay

2 College Freshman

Academic Experience: my major is broadcast and journalism which my community college does not have a program for but that won't keep me down i'm going to be taking communication classes and i'm currently taking english classes which is preparing me for when i transfer to a university for when i start to get into programs for my major

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: me beginning the new step to the world of college is great i have met tons of people that have impacted my college experience in a positive way and i'm learning a lot and growing more and more everyday

4 College Senior

Academic Flexibility: I found the classes to be flexible. I usually was able to find classes that fit my schedule, as long as I wasn't picking them out last minute. I don't think there are too many weekend classes, I took mostly weekday classes. Signing up for science classes can be a hassle because they fill up quickly. I had to wake up early in the morning on the first day we could pick out classes just so that I can reserve a spot in a class that I wanted.

3 College Senior

Online Courses: I have taken a few online classes and have enjoyed them. The online classes that I have taken have been electives that I took for fun. If I was taking a more important class that I needed (such as English) I would prefer to do that in person. The workload was reasonable and registration was easy. I barely talked to my professors but we did have a few online discussions. I thought it was user-friendly technology, but an older person who doesn't have as much experience online may struggle.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: The teachers that I have had have been qualified and very knowledgeable. Class sizes are usually full with around 25 students. This can make it hard to get one-on-one time with the teacher. I think your experience with them depends on how much effort you put into your work and whether you go see them if you need help. Most classes are lectured, which I don't mind.

3 College Senior

Overall Experience: This school is a community college so it is valuable to students because it saves them money. I don't think getting a degree from here is very valuable if you're trying to find a job right after graduating. Almost all students plan to transfer to another college or university after to further their education. We have a good career center, but it can use improvements. My counselor is on campus only a few times a week making it hard to see her sometimes. I haven't heard of any internship opportunities.

3 College Senior

Academic Experience: One of the main reasons I decided to go to Oakton was because I was undecided about my major. I have changed it at least three times. One of the benefits of Oakton was that I was able to take a different variety of classes in order to decide on what I wanted to do without having to pay too much. I was also able to take classes that I was interested in.

4 College Senior

Overall Experience: I've enjoyed my experience at Oakton Community College (Des Plaines campus). Most professors that I have had have been friendly and care about their students. Teachers go the extra mile to make sure their students are successful as long as you're willing to work hard. My favorite part about this school is that the they surprises us with treats throughout the semester. In the past, we've had deep fried oreos, snow cones, coffee, and customized key chains for free. The school also provides many useful resources such as free tutoring and career counseling/advice. If I could do it all over again I would because I received a great education for a good price.

1 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: Some courses are limit-idly offered

1 College Junior

Career Services: I have not looked at

1 College Junior

Overall Experience: One professor is absolutely terrible. I am so confused on the subject and he was very unorganized

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I believe my field is currently hiring

5 College Junior

Academic Experience: I feel that the professors that are responsible for my actual program are great

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: I have gotten so many confusing answers to my questions and a lot of it is due to students working in the enrollment center. They do not know a lot of answers but will talk like they do. And then you are left hanging when something goes wrong (ie. a payment is due; or a pre-req has not been approved even though it should be)

3 College Freshman

Academic Flexibility: Many of my credits were not transferred. (even english 101)

3 College Freshman

Career Services: I do not believe they offer post-grad services.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It is overall a great experience.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: There are a lot of different career opportunities the college has to offer.

4 College Freshman

Academic Experience: It has been great. There are so many different opportunities to take advantage of.

4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: It is overall a great school. I like the small size and class to student ratio.

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