JJC Blog

Learn more about student life and what you can accomplish at Joliet Junior College in our blog.

5 Reasons Why JJC's Fitness Center is Better Than Your Average Gym

10 "Just-For-Fun" Non-Credit Classes You Can Take in Fall 2019

How to Make This Your Best Year Yet

7 Ways College is Different From High School (And Why That's a Good Thing)

5 Tips for Undecided Students

Why Going to College Online is a Smart Idea and How You Can Get Started at JJC

5 Non-Credit Certificates You Can Earn at JJC That Will Land You A Job

5 Best Gen Eds to Take This Summer

JJC Students Study Abroad in Costa Rica

10 "Just-For-Fun" Non-Credit Classes You Can Take (Summer 2019)

5 Emotions You'll Experience on Graduation Day

QUIZ: How Should You Spend the Summer?

5 Ways College Has Changed You (For the Better)

7 Hobbies for Students

Your JJC Bucket List

How to Get Ready for Life at Your Four-Year University

Spring Cleaning Tips

Alums Show Appreciation for JJC on Twitter

3 Steps to Apply for Scholarships

5 Things to Work on During Spring Break

3 Projects to Create in the MakerLab

5 Research Tips for Students

7 Interesting Photos Discovered in JJC Yearbooks

Why You Should Know About JJC's Flex Start Classes

7 Goals To Set This Semester

5 New Year's Resolutions Students Can Commit To

It's Finals Week... Now What?

10 "Just-For-Fun" Non-Credit Classes You Can Take This Spring

5 Snacks to Eat While Studying

Why JJC is Thankful for Awesome Students Like You

5 Unique Careers You Can Get with a JJC Degree

Which Classic Halloween Costume Best Suits You Based on Your Major?

10 Instagram-Worthy Shots Around Campus

10 Things You Didn't Know About JJC Testing Services

Financial Aid Facts & Stats

5 Things You Need to Know About Transferring Your College Credits to JJC

How to Manage Mental Health in College

Guess the JJC Location

5 Things to Spot on JJC's Nature Trails

JJC Scavenger Hunt

10 Best Kept Secrets for New Students

3 JJC Classes To Take if You’re Undecided

7 DIY Projects To Get You Ready for Fall Semester

Why Career-Based Education is Thriving & 5 Careers You Can Train For at JJC

5 Tasty Summer Treats You Can Get at the JJC Cafeteria

10 Questions to Ask Your Professor

How to Balance School with Fun this Summer

5 Benefits of Online Classes

You're Graduating... Now What?

Why Taking Summer Classes is the Smartest Thing You Can Do in College

5 Things You Didn't Know About Community Colleges

What to Look For in a Transfer School

11 "Just-For-Fun" Non-Credit Classes You Can Take This Summer

10 Famous JJC Alumni

5 Steps to Graduate

15 JJC Certificates You Can Earn in One Year or Less

7 Nearby Places to Visit During Spring Break

Money Management Tips

Social Media Tips & Tricks

5 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

5 Reasons Why College is Worth the Money

5 Helpful Apps for Students

7 Ways to Focus Your Mind

QUIZ: What Should I Study?

9 Awesome Gifts You Can Afford on a College Student Budget

5 Reasons Why Making Your Payment Now is Important

7 Ways to Make Studying for Finals Fun

5 Places to Volunteer in the Joliet Area

6 Things You Didn't Know About the New and Improved MyJJC

5 Writing Tips for Students

11 Most Popular JJC Majors

5 Local, In-Demand Career Education Jobs You Can Get with a JJC Degree

5 Workout Tips

Your Midterm Study Checklist

10 Things College Students Can Get for Free or at a Discount

Student Loan Myths: Busted!

Why Dual Credit is the Best Thing for Your College Career

Undecided? Choose One of These Up-and-Coming Fields

7 of the Happiest Jobs You Can Get with a JJC Degree

7 Things You Didn't Know About JJC's Extended Campuses

10 Unique Classes You Can Take at JJC

10 Tips for First Time Adult Students

8 Great Finds at the JJC Farmers Market

A Study Abroad Experience in Japan

5 Life Hacks for JJC Students

Visiting China: A Study Abroad Experience

7 Reasons Why JJC is the Best Place to Start Your Education

5 Books to Read this Summer

How to Do Well in Your Summer Class (Even Though it's Only 6 Weeks Long)

5 Reasons to Attend the Joliet Regional Job Fair

11 Hot Careers You Can Study for at JJC

Q&A: The Bopp Family Shares Their Unique Graduation Story

JJC Chefs Share Mouthwatering Cinco De Mayo Recipes

10 Reasons Why You Should Take a Summer Class

Common Scholarship Myths - Busted

13 Services JJC Offers You That You Didn't Know About

6 Ways to Unwind and Relieve Stress

7 Superhero-like Jobs You Can Get with a JJC Degree

Your Spring Break Bucket List (on the Cheap)

7 Ways to Know You've Chosen the Right Major

How to Start Your Summer Internship Search

Top 5 JJC Outings for Couples (or BFFs)

8 Best Part Time Jobs for Students

JJC Hospitality Alums Share Secrets of Success

6 Ways Emojis Sum Up Life at JJC

10 Motivators to Get You Through Second Semester

9 Relaxing Things to Do During Your Winter Break

Best Gift Ideas for Students

6 Strange (But Useful) Ways to Prepare for Finals

Money Saving Hacks

What Are You Thankful For?

How to Start Your Transfer School Search NOW

5 JJC Resources for Veterans

JJC: For Students, Not-for-Profit

13 Things You Didn't Know About Your JJC Professors

Seven Memes That Describe Life Around Midterms

Eight In-Demand, High Paying Jobs You Can Get with a JJC Degree

10 Things to Know About Kathleen Duong, JJC Student Trustee

JJC Students Study Abroad in Morocco

How to Navigate Mainstreet

NEW: Sign up for JJC Reminders and Get Them Sent Straight to Your Phone

Gotta Catch 'Em All (at JJC)!

15 Rites of Passage for JJC Students

What to Expect Your First Semester at JJC

Why Attending Community College is One of the Smartest Decisions You Can Make

A Behind the Scenes Look at JJC’s New Commercials

Celebrate JJC's 115 Year Anniversary Through Photos

What Your Dog's Behavior Means

JJC Students Study Abroad in Japan

Tips for Navigating the Joliet Regional Job Fair

JJC Faculty Head to Morocco

JJC Veterinary Technology Students Head to Belize

Car Maintenance 101

Tips for Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

Finals Study Hacks

Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks

Not Enough Cooks in the Kitchens (and what that means for you)

Will JJC Be Closed Due to Weather? A Quick Guide

Best Costumes of the JJC Haunted 5K

Inspire Pinterest-Envy With These DIY Halloween Cookies

Up Your Study Game

3 Tips for Staying on Top of Homework

Mistakes to Avoid Your First Semester at College

7 Celebrities Who Attended Community College

Attending a Community College is No Joke

What You May Not Know About JJC

Getting Involved is Easy at JJC

Five Things To Do During Your First Week at JJC