Each year high school students and their parents are bombarded with horror stories about the high cost of higher education. Network TV correspondents, often based in New York or Washington, D.C., shower viewers with frightening statistics based on highly selective colleges with tuition rates of $30,000 or more per year. Those stories leave one with the impression that a college education is available only to the academically perfect with huge bank accounts.
While some Ivy League schools and other elite wannabes are very selective and costly, many colleges, universities and most two-year colleges are both accessible and affordable. Let\'s take a look why YOU should make a community college your college of first choice.