My friend suggested that I look into engineering classes offered at Cerritos College.
In my first class at Cerritos, I was in complete awe, and before I knew it, everything
was falling into place.
Viridiana “Viri” Hernandez
Engineering Design Technology, California State University, Los Angeles (B.S.) Future Job: Project Engineer
I found my love for education, for learning at Cerritos College. Cerritos was the
first place I discovered core truths about what I wanted and about who I am. Cerritos
College has the resources and services to give people, from literally any and all
walks of life, an opportunity.
Political Science. Minor Economics, Stanford University Future Job: Public Policy
Looking back at my time at Cerritos, I would not have done anything differently. The
two years I spent at Cerritos College changed my life forever. I will forever be thankful
for the quality of professors and faculty members that work endless hours to encourage
students to reach their goals and then surpass them.
Political Science, University of California, Riverside (B.S.), Thomas Jefferson School
of Law (J.D.) Job: Lawyer
Cerritos College has prepared me to undertake the rigorous intellectual demands of
Columbia University. The guidance from professors and faculty has challenged my understanding
and the role education plays in the 21st century. I am proud to be an alumnus of one
of the most elite community colleges in the nation.
Veteran, Business Administration, Columbia University Future Job: Lawyer