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Oscar Trigueros

Staying at Mercer for a Bachelors degree has pros and cons

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We all spend our two years (or however many) at Mercer trying to get out so we can get that next level college experience. Or at least most of us want that, right? Not for me. When I graduated Mercer last semester what I really wanted to do was save as much money as possible…

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If the college prioritizes maintenance and cleanliness students will follow suit

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Mercer has a beautiful campus that reflects our vibrant community of students and staff, which is why it frustrates me to see some parts of our campus poorly maintained. By contrast, when walking the Princeton campus I immediately think how well maintained it is. When my friends and I spend an afternoon around the campus,…

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Friends can be found even on commuter community college campus, if you look

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A common complaint heard on campus is that people come to class and then immediately leave for home or to work. That’s true. This is a commuter school and not everyone has time for socializing after classes. But there is community here if you bother to look for it. “It really has to do with…

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Ellucian NO! App falls short of promise

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Last fall, Mercer launched Ellucian Go as their all-purpose college navigation app. According to the Ellucian website, the app is used by “almost 1,400 institutions in 40 countries.” I can only assume those schools have a more streamlined version. The app itself is generic and has everything I don’t want in a college-related app. Not…

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Enrollment decline corresponds to higher tuition

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Mercer County Community College’s enrollment has gone down again, according to an Enrollment Trends data chart that was updated January 2017. Credit hours and headcount at the West Windsor campus have dropped. An Enrollment Trends chart that compared headcount numbers and credit hours between the 2015 and 2017 school years revealed that headcount is down…

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