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The student news site of Houston Community College

The Egalitarian

The student news site of Houston Community College

The Egalitarian

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The Journey Continues: A Glimpse into the HCC Experience of a soon-to-be-Graduate

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2023 graduation year

As the Fall semester is coming to an end, and there are number of students who will be graduating this semester, the experience they had at Houston Community College is one to be noted.

The journey of obtaining a degree is one of the most memorable ride in a student’s life, no matter the obstacles, the pressure, making it to the finish line has a bright feeling that is cherished the most.

To capture the essence of a transformative journey at Houston Community College, One of the students, Marwan, who will be graduating this semester was asked about the experience, in a reflective tone the student shared, “The moments leading up to graduation are a whirlwind of emotions.”, the student added, “Houston Community College has been more than an educational institution; it’s been a place where I discovered my passions and built my skills.”

Marwan is one of the students that will be graduating with an Associates of Arts degree in Business management, and plans to transfer to a university in the future to continue the educational journey.

Delving into the experiences that shaped the student’s time at Houston Community College, Marwan highlighted the supportive and inclusive atmosphere fostered by the institution. “Houston Community College embraces diversity, and that is reflected in the student body and the faculty, creating a dynamic learning environment.”

There are number of resources available at Houston Community College, one of them is the library that stands as a beacon of knowledge, the student noted, “Throughout the years, the library had helped me a lot with regards to my courses, and also with the facilities it provides such as the computers that were accessible for student use.”

The college has helped Marwan with his journey and has provided ease, this may be one student’s experience, yet there may be more who had a similar experience.

To all the graduates of Houston Community College, your potential is limitless. Each of you carries a unique story and set of skills that will shape the future. Let’s move forward with confidence, remembering that your time at Houston Community College has equipped you to overcome challenges and seize opportunities. Congratulations to the soon-to-be graduates- the world awaits your incredible contributions.



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