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Maria Paramo Perez

Cav Leader, Admissions

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Hometown: Olathe, Kansas

High School: Olathe North High School

Major: Undecided

Why did you choose JCCC?

I knew that JCCC was the best option for me because of how close it is to home. As an undecided major, I was very concerned of where to go for college. I learned that JCCC has many wonderful opportunities and programs, and I felt welcome here. Every time I met with a recruiter or a counselor, I felt like I was making the right decision. I can get a great education at an affordable price here at JCCC.

What clubs or extracurricular activities are you involved in?

In High School, I was in the National Honor Society. I was able to give back to the community through community service while working with some amazing people who served as my role models.

What is your advice for future students?

Meet new people! Don’t be afraid of meeting new people. It’s the best way to get involved on campus. Join clubs and organizations, attend sporting events, and volunteer. Here at JCCC the opportunities are endless, so take advantage of them.

What is your favorite part of JCCC?

My favorite part of JCCC is the atmosphere. When I come here, I feel like I’m home.