“I have loved every minute at Missouri State-West Plains. I have had a great experience here. The professors and advisors are wonderful and help you in any way they can.”
Academic Program: AAS in Business Management & AAS in Accounting
Hometown: Couch, Missouri
Why did you choose to attend Missouri State-West Plains?
I chose to attend Missouri State-West Plains because I thought the transition from a high school setting to a college setting would be easier at a community college that was close to where I live. I wanted somewhere that I could comfortably adjust right out of high school before making any big sudden changes. Plus, they accept A+ and seemed like a great college.
How would you describe your experience here?
I have loved every minute at Missouri State-West Plains. I have had a great experience here. The professor and advisor are wonderful and help you in any way they can.
What has been your favorite thing about Missouri State-West Plains?
My favorite thing about Missouri State-West Plains would have to be the connections and the friendships that I have made. I have met many wonderful people, both professors and other fellow students.
What has been your favorite course?
My favorite course has been Accounting Software Applications (ACC 290), so far. This course is an accounting software course that goes over QuickBooks. After learning about accounting in some of the earlier accounting classes and getting a good understanding about accounting, I have really loved putting those skills to use in ACC 290 and really get a good understand of the operations of a business through QuickBooks.
How have faculty and staff helped you during your time at Missouri State-West Plains?
I am a person who loves to ask questions and to understand things to the best of my ability. The faculty and staff have helped me by answering my questions and helping me understand the website and how to use all the resources available. They have been wonderful.
How did you choose your major?
I chose by major by researching the degrees and programs available on the Missouri State-West Plains website. I would look at the degrees available, read about each one, look at the courses that were required for each one, and then I went from there. I also talked to my advisor about what degree would be good for my interest and they were a wonderful help.
What have you learned from your time at Missouri State-West Plains that will help you succeed in your education, career or life?
I have learned that you we will make mistakes, we are human, it is going to happen. This has helped me try to not worry about the mistakes going forward with my career and help me relax and just do the best I can.
What are your plans after graduation?
After graduation, I plan on jumping into the workforce and getting the experience I need to grow in the business world.