Making friends in college is hard, especially if you are in a community college. The social scene in most community colleges tends to be fickle and transient at best, with most students attending their classes and then heading out to hang out with friends, colleagues, and associates outside of the college setting as soon as classes are over. The social scene also tends to be lacking, due to the fact that most community colleges in New York City do not offer dorming, with the exception of some schools in the upstate regions of New York. Here is a list of the top community colleges in New York City, with somewhat of a social scene.
The school offers weight training classes, open pool sessions (with permission of course), with intercollegiate teams that include men's and women's basketball, volleyball, and baseball. Almost any student at BMCC will be able to find a suitable club as well, with the college offering more than 50 clubs. Starting your own club at this college is also a viable option as well.
Laguardia Community College: This community college is commonly recognized for its academic rigor, garnering national recognition from the Policy Center on the First Year of College and the New York Times. In 2003, Laguardia Community College was also noted as being one of the top community colleges in whole the nation. The school is located in the Hunter's Point area of Long Island.
The Queens Plaza mall is one of the more recognized mall hubs in New York City - and it's conveniently close to Laguardia Community College. Food courts, luxury stores, and beauty kiosks makes it a haven for Laguardia's female population. Also, the school's proximity to Manhattan allows students to easily reach many entertainment centers via the train.
How to Make Friends at Any Community College