In December 2001, Jill Larsen graduated from the ITT Technical Institute located in
Richardson, Texas, with an
associate's degree in Computer Network Systems
Jill became interested in computer networks because she wanted a career where she could help teach
people. "When I started working with computers, I found that the more I learned the more I wanted to
know," she says.
Jill is currently an Assistant Coordinator and Trainer supporting new software for MedQuist, a
nationwide company that works with hospitals and doctors on their medical transcription needs. She
enjoys supporting and helping people around her. "I love the unique challenges I face everyday, and best
of all, I am applying what I learned at ITT Technical Institute in my 'real-life' business environment,"
When asked if she had encountered any obstacles in her field she said, "ITT Tech showed me that what
some people call 'obstacles' are really opportunities; so I haven't been faced with anything I can't
overcome with a little patience and time."
Jill added, "Computer Networking is a great field with many opportunities. Working with new technology
is exciting and rewarding. What really matters in this field is what your abilities are, not your
After attending several traditional colleges, Jill realized she needed something different to meet her
needs. She knew a few friends who had attended ITT Tech and talked to them about their experience. "They
all said they enjoyed the challenging curriculum, small classes and hands-on lab. I couldn't pass it
When asked if her degree has assisted her in attaining her career goals, Jill had this to say...."My
degree gave me the confidence to apply for my position. It also helped to begin to prepare me for the
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