As a graduating senior I was under a lot of pressure trying to decide which college was best for me. I didn’t know where I wanted to attend mainly because I didn’t know what I wanted to major in. I chose Southwest Tennessee Community College for a few reasons; not knowing what I wanted to major in, flexible schedules, support services, and being able to transfer credits over to any four year University.
Not knowing what I wanted to major in had held me back from going to a University. I wanted to transition into college from high school by going to Southwest. Along with the transition I wanted some time to figure out what it is I want to do in the future. Going to Southwest allows me to do just that and further my education next year at a four year University. Also financially, choosing Southwest for my first year is more affordable for me and allows me to explore my interests of study.
While being a full time student, I also have many responsibilities. Having responsibilities takes up a lot of time. Southwest provides many flexible schedules and numerous support services to allow me to balance my school work with my job and my family obligations. The teachers primary focus and attention is on the students to help them achieve and get to know them better with smaller class sizes.
There are many paths and plans you can follow to get to where you want to be. Once I know what I want to major in, Southwest will let me transfer my credits over to a four year University. It’s easy to further your education anywhere after Southwest. It also allows me a chance to higher my grade point average for scholarships. The counselors are here for the students for guidance and help to make sure we get where we want to be.
I’m glad I chose Southwest Tennessee Community College for my first year. Southwest allows me to do everything that I need to do. I’m perusing a higher education at a fraction of the cost, while exploring my options and interests to find...
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