factors led you to decide to attend Hudson County Community College?
County Community College is the best academic institution to begin at
as it is close to home and very affordable compared to other
colleges. Also, I got to know that the school provided me with work
opportunities while attending HCCC. I still work for HCCC as a
supplemental instruction leader in the Academic
is your favorite memory of the College, in or out of the classroom?
favorite memory at the College when I was awarded the Hudson County
Government Scholarship for six semesters. It was a great feeling to
see the reward of all the hard work and dedication to my academic
did you become interested in chemistry?
major was chemistry, which was a challenging major, but very
interesting. Chemistry is a central science that is involved in every
aspect of other sciences. HCCC had a very good STEM department, and I
was sure that I would get the best education out of it.
did your time at HCCC prepare you for your career/ life now?
my college education journey at HCCC was a good choice as I got to
know what are the essential factors to succeed in college, and I was
able to graduate from HCCC with the highest honor (summa cum laude)
and transferred to Rutgers University and got my bachelor degree with
the same honor. Also, I recently got accepted and started dental
school at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.
advice would you give to recent HCCC graduates?
would like to advise the recent HCCC graduate to continue the hard
work they started at HCCC and continue their education.
advice do you have for those students who are just starting their
a college student, you should realize the possibilities and
understand that your college education is a vital step toward your
goal and toward achieving your career goals. You should take
advantage of the potentials available to you through HCCC. You also
should realize that successful college career requires hard work,
dedication, and sacrifices.