Highlands College of Montana Tech Top Questions

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Due to my college experienece, I learned that high school was very beneficial to preparing me. I felt that all the hard work that I have done made me tough to survive my way through college. They made me realize that in college things are taken more seriously. I had to work harder, study longer, and control myself for my future and education. In college you gain more respect, you become independent, and learn how to be responsible. College is a big difference for everyone. You will become more sucessful going to college, than going into the work force with a high school diploma. College has many ways to keep you active and make sure you have resources of help of any kind. College has been a great experience and I continue acheive maximum.


I have learned more about how the college process works in the last six months than I ever thought was possible. The staff and the faculty at Montana Tech have helped me to realize what my goals are as well as help me take the steps to start achieving them. I live seventy miles from the college, I work full-time, and I am raising a three year old. Obtaining my degree has turned out to be much harder than I thought it would be, but the staff at Montana Tech have been so helpful in everything from financial aid to getting the right textbooks that is is truely unreal. In attending Montana Tech, I have started building realtionships with students and teachers that I hope will last a lifetime!


I have gotten more independence out of my college experience and also how to interact with a lot of different types of people.