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Success Spotlights

Read what students have to say about the Success and Learning and Tutoring Centers

Student Testimonials

No one can tell you more about the Success Program and Learning and Tutoring Centers than the people who matter most to us: our students — so we take pride in letting them speak for themselves. Read what they have to say. You’ll see how unique, impressive and ambitious our students and graduates are, and why we’re so confident that you, like them, will be happy to recommend our services to your friends, your family and your fellow classmates as a great place to start — or to enhance — your career.

Student Spotlight February 2020 — Genevieve Maldonado

Genevieve Maldonado

Major: Associate of Science/ Pre Nursing 

Expected Graduation: Spring 2021

Why did you choose to attend Metropolitan Community College?
The reason I decided to attend Metropolitan Community College was due to the affordability and I liked the smaller environment.

Do you plan to further your education after receiving your associate degree?
Yes, I plan on attending UNMC for Nursing.

How often do you utilize the LTC per week?
Sometimes twice a day, 5 days a week. On exam day, I come in more. I also bring students in with me.

How has the LTC overall impacted your education?
I have received an A in each class I received tutoring for. I also utilize the study rooms for group work. The staff in the LTC are also really nice and this makes me want to come back.

What have you learned or are learning that’s made a difference to you?
To stay on top of everything then you really aren’t going to fall behind. It’s okay to ask for help. Also, don’t forget to have fun. You have to balance everything out.

What is your favorite quote?
The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why”. - Mark Twain

What would people be surprised to know about you?
 
I think two things that people would be surprised to know about me is that I love the ocean and I have been to Europe.

What has been your greatest challenge?
Time management skills and balancing a social life while in school.

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Don’t stress, be on top of things, smile and have more fun.