City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Top Questions

What's the one thing you wish someone had told you about freshman year?


I had wished to know that it was going to take me only a year and a half to graduate with an associates degree. I would of enrolled fresh out of high school first instead of a 4 year College. It would of saved me time and money.


I wish I had known the hard work that awaited me before attending college. I also wish I had known how much it would benefit me in the future. Since I began the matriculation process, I have passed many milestones and overcome many obstacles. Assignments, deadlines, and studying, paired with personal setbacks, sometimes seems like too much to handle. I have managed to organize my education as a part of my life. I have my goals firmly set, and even though it may not seem easy from time to time, I know that I will achieve them.


I wish I would have known to take courses to help prepare for college credits such as Physics and Trigonometry.


I wish that I had known the campus better. knowing how to better get around would have helped me a great deal