Bergen Community College alumnus, Sparsh Gandhi, ’22, graduated with an associate’s degree in computer science to pursue a career as a software developer. “I chose Bergen Community College because it was the best fit for me,” said Gandhi. As an active student on campus, Gandhi was a member of Phi Theta Kappa, the STEM program, and the 3SP program at Bergen. Gandhi gained professional experience by working as a student tutor and supplemental instruction leader on campus. “It offered all of the resources and opportunities that I was looking for at a much more affordable price point,” said Gandhi. When asked about what made him successful at Bergen, Gandhi said, “Bergen strives for success. You name it, they have it!”
Gandhi provided a list citing several opportunities that Bergen offered him to excel in his field:
- One of the best STEM programs and summer internship
- Tutoring and SI leader job experience
- Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
- Opportunity to work with special needs students in the Turning Point Program
- Scholarships and Bergen Cares program provided college supplies and buss pass assistance
- Friendly teachers and academic counselors
- Engaging campus experience and much more
Gandhi said, “In my opinion, Bergen has one of the best college experiences and it [Bergen] is way better than many other 4-year institutions.” He graduated in May 2022.
Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (www.bergen.edu), a public two-year coeducational college, enrolls more than 13,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields. More students graduate from Bergen than any other community college in the state.
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