Hastings College has done little to nothing positive for me
in life. It has more likely damaged my prospects
for a bright future in the world. All HC
has given me since my graduation in May of 2010
is over $25,000 dollars in debt from student loans that
are slowly being paid off and continually accruing interest.
back, I wish I would have taken a year off
or more after graduating from high school to really think
about what I wanted to do with my life. I
still do not know what my purpose / niche is.
I feel like HC decieved me from the get-go.
Flashing all the pros in front of my face
and zero cons on college visits and through my four
years of college with my “advisors”. I was under
the impression the entire time that most of my schooling
was being paid for via scholarships. I expected a
debt closer or less than $10,000. I should have taken
more initiative and done more homework on the whole situation.
I honestly see HC as a glorified high school
that teaches very few skills if any at all that
any person would require to be successful in the real
P.S. I chose HC because I wanted to play
baseball and liked the city of Hastings. Many students
choose HC for the variety of sports they offer.
However, all the teams have a surplus of athletes. The
coaches “weed out” athletes that are not brown-nosers or that
are plain not that good. Make one mistake and
you're off the team permanently, no second chances given and