This course has been a great benefit to the beginning of my career as an architectural student. In the beginning it was overwhelming and quite intimidating. Through the professors guidance he trained us to give ourselves discipline with our assignments and to understand the importance of time management. Additionally, he has helped us to build our skills not only in our knowledge of architecture but in our ability to assess information and retain it at a higher level. The readings, although lengthy and full of information, really kept my attention and fueled my momentum for the semester. I can see how this class is a launching pad to get us prepared for what is ahead, and Professor Montgomery did an amazing job in getting us there.