05/25/2010 06:35 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

WATCH: University Students Snap Up Community College Seats

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By Anna Bloom and Maggie Fazeli Fard

The California budget crisis is affecting all levels of public education, and community colleges are getting pinched in a surprising way. Increasingly, students from elite four year universities like UC Berkeley are enrolling in classes at community colleges and bumping two year students out of their seats.

Check out the video to see how these new dynamics are playing out for one community college student, Jessica Martin. Plus, you'll get to watch Jessica discover whether she gets into her dream school, UC Berkeley!

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