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Student Spotlight: Tamara Wasser

Student Spotlight: Tamara Wasser

Administrative Professional

Aug 17, 2015

Career Program: Administrative Professional
Hometown: Aberdeen, SD
Current Residence: Kaukauna, WI
Attended FVTC: Fall 2013 through May 2015

Why did you choose the Administrative Professional program?
Prior to enrolling in the Administrative Professional program at FVTC, I was a school secretary. While working in that role, I fell in love with office work and wanted to improve my administrative office skills. I chose this program to help sharpen my skills and learn new technology.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?
I have the learned the importance of personal branding and networking. It isn’t always what you know, but who you know and how you present yourself that makes the biggest difference.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?
I chose FVTC because of its high quality of education. I also researched their graduate employment rates and found them to be very high in my chosen area of study. FVTC is giving me the quality education and training that I need to be successful in the workforce.

How did Fox Valley Technical College help you change your life?
By attending classes here, my confidence level has increased tremendously. I know that I have the abilities and the drive to do well in any task that I am given. FVTC has also helped me to pursue and attain my goal of graduating from college.

What type of job do you expect to find after graduation?
I am looking to find a job within an office setting here in the Fox Valley. It is my goal to work for a company with a strong mission statement and overall positive atmosphere. It’s the environment and the people that you work with that make a job great, not necessarily the tasks that you undertake. I would also like to work somewhere with opportunities for growth. I love to learn!