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Old 03-14-2012, 12:16 PM
 
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Thinking about applying. How come it's like 90% black though? Most local schools are pretty diverse so I was wondering if there is a specific reason and whether I'd be out of place there.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:23 PM
 
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There are better and more diverse CUNY colleges than MEC
in the same boro, being Booklyn college one of them.
Any particular reason why youre chosing this one?
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:29 PM
 
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Yea, they have a major I need, criminal justice administration. I thought about John Jay, but I am not sure if they will accept me plus the commute will be too difficult.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:44 PM
 
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I see. if you dont mind me asking, you need that specific degree to work as what?
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:56 PM
 
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Maybe a cop. CJ is the only subject that interests me.
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Old 03-14-2012, 01:01 PM
 
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A cop? Now that's surprising! lol

Well, if the commute outweights better quality of education and a more diverse student body then go for MEC instead of JY.

which, by the way, like most CUNY colleges (with the exception of Baruch, and maybe not even that) are not hard to get in AT ALL.
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Old 03-14-2012, 01:05 PM
 
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Yea, I don't really care for quality of education as long as it's accredited. Matter fact the easier, the better. I'm in my mid 20s, and I just need to finish my degree already.
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Old 03-14-2012, 01:11 PM
 
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If commute is something that matters this much to you why don't you just go to a community college close to your place, instead?

you don't need a B.A. to be a cop.
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Old 03-14-2012, 01:27 PM
 
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Because I'm done with CC, and I go to a 4 year school. I need to get Bachelor's either way. There is no guarantee that I will be a cop, and even if I do, you still need a Bachelor's to advance. Now I could just finish the degree here, but there is a few reasons I am thinking about moving to NYC:
-I go there all the time anyway (I'm in Jersey City area, but still)
-Will end up there anyway so might as well
And the main reason-I can start looking for part time jobs or internships there that might become a full time job, once I'm done with school. Most internships that I need here deal with NJ employers even though it's close to NY, still different state. Another big thing, I was thinking about getting certain certifications, which require time and money and ultimately will be worthless when I move to NYC, since I'd have to get recertified and take courses over, since it's a different state.
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Old 03-14-2012, 01:37 PM
 
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Interestingly, it is 75% female too: Search For Schools, Colleges and Libraries
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