The Ideal Community College

In-Class Essay Diagnostic

50 Points

Due: Wednesday September 6th by 11:59pm on

Format: MLA, Including Works Cited page

Page Length: 2-3 pages max

Purpose: Argument

Audience: Community College Students


Write an essay titled “The Ideal Community College” explaining your view of the purpose and function of a community college. You may refer to Newman’s ideas, but do not feel bound to do so, but you may refer to him if you agree with his ideas. You may use your own personal experience, so first person “I” is okay. Be sure to include at least one outside source.