Kumon Success Stories: Joel L.

Welcome to the first post of a series of stories of student success at First Avenue Kumon! It is our hope that this series of stories will encourage and inspire our current and future students as well highlight some of our students’ accomplishments.

We’ve asked one of our own Math completers, Joel L. to share his own experiences of going through the program and finishing:

Joel with his Kumon Clock which is awarded to each Kumon program completer

Joel with his Kumon Clock which is awarded to each Kumon program completer

Starting Out

  • When did you first get started at Kumon?

I got started in 2010, when I was in grade 7.

  • What level did you start at?

I started at Level C (Multiplication and Division)

  • What was your/your family’s motivation for enrolling? What did they hope to achieve through the Kumon program?

Originally, they were planning on enrolling my younger brother, but then they saw that the program was helpful and felt it would be a good idea if I joined as well. My family wanted me to strengthen my mathematics foundation.

  • What was it like when you first started the Kumon program? Was it difficult/easy?

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