I chose UCM because it is different; I could not imagine walking into an impersonal lecture hall of 500 students. I did not want to sit through aimless presentations, memorize the information and pass the exam but fail to apply what I had learned.
I know many of my classmates and tutors personally. Because of the smaller groups, tutors can actively contribute to our growth, I feel like they want to see us succeed. For example, in one course during my first year, I was really struggling to digest the materials and I voiced this concern to my tutor. This tutor met me after a lecture and broke down the outcome of every single tutorial on a white board. I am 100% sure that I would not have seen success in that course without that experience.
After nearly two years at UCM, I feel that I have grown in many aspects and maintained the knowledge passed onto me by fellow students and tutors.
After I graduate, I will be moving back to Guatemala where I was living in 2016. I want to get some journalism experience as well as work in the indigenous Mayan communities.
It's for people who want to do more than one thing and want to be able to combine courses however they want