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 July 2019 Pete Hilario

Major:   Substance Abuse Therapy      

Expected Graduation:    May 2021

Why did you choose to attend Metropolitan Community College?
It is very affordable, and a lot of resources are offered to students to help you. 

Do you plan to further your education after receiving your associate degree?
I do I plan on going to the University of Nebraska Omaha. While I am there I plan on studying counseling.

How often do you utilize the LTC per week?
Frequently, at least four days per week.

How has the LTC overall impacted your education?
The LTC has impacted my education for the better. The staff has also really impacted my education by being extremely helpful.

How has the LTC helped you get closer to your goal of graduation?
I appreciate the resources available. Also, the staff has been extremely helpful.

What have you learned or are learning that’s made a difference to you?
Currently, I have been learning how much I have enjoyed being in a classroom environment. Computer literacy classes have really helped me improve my knowledge regarding computers.

Favorite Quote:
“Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly” John F. Kennedy

What would people be surprised to know about you? 
I think people would be surprised to know that I am a musician and play the drums.

What has been your greatest challenge?
When I drove to California in a semi.

What advice do you have for incoming students?
Do not get discouraged. Do not be afraid of success.