The academic program at Hillfield Strathallan College is both rigorous and rewarding. The academic strengths are based in the core fundamental courses. In recent years the transition to more modern courses has furthered the schools unique academic curriculum. The academic culture and atmosphere at Hillfield Strathallan College are both traditional and modern which allows each student to reach their potential. The general atmosphere of the student body when it came to academics was very much based in community and supportive competitiveness. Students were able to challenge themselves as well as one another. The academic program at Hillfield Strathallan College prepared me for my life's next steps, what specifically about the academic program prepared me well was the encouragement from both teachers and students. I was able to use the skills I gained at Hillfield Strathallan College to pursue my career.