The Advantages and Disadvantages of Attending School in the City of Newark

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The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Attending School In The City Of Newark

While attending college here at ECC, there are many obstacles I have came across for the short period of time I have been here. Though ECC has many things to offer, the pressure to reach my main goal has been pretty high. I am going to discuss the many advantages and disadvantages I have come across while trying to continue my education in Newark, NJ. One of the things I have experienced at ECC is that it is a very diversified school. There are students who come from many different walks of life who each have a different goal to reach. I have also learned of the many extracurricular programs ECC has to offer such as the Haitian club, the school newspaper and different cultural events in which I am interested in. I also like the transfer & dual admissions programs which allows me to continue my college education at a 4-year college. ECC has let me know that my education does not just stop at the doors of their college. I am also ecstatic in knowing of the tutor programs that ECC has to offer as I have a learning disability in mathematics. I also take pride in the nurturing atmosphere at ECC. This lets me know that there is help in every aspect of my life. It does not just stop at my classes or tutoring sessions. ECC has counselors that you can talk to if there is something you are going through that may hinder you from excelling academically. Even though ECC has all these special things to offer me, there are a few obstacles I have had to come across to get here. One of my disadvantages would be the public transportation. Public transportation in the city of Newark, though accessible to me, never seems to be on time when you need it to be. Then I have to walk three blocks to get to school where I am bombarded by morning traffic on the sidewalk of people either trying to get to work or…...

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