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Then & Now: How a simple question changed Leah’s career future

Leah was comfortable in a prestigious managerial role at her retail job. She looked forward to a good future but suddenly her position was eliminated… along with her security and opportunity! Then her boss asked her a question: “Have you ever thought about going back to school to finish your degree?” Discover how Leah’s degree was the key to a satisfying career where she feels needed and appreciated!

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Then & Now: How Paul Finally Reached a Satisfying Career & Made an Impact

Paul Stuart had a good job, two kids, and was coasting to an eventual retirement. However, he felt that something was missing, and he couldn’t shake this nagging feeling of unfinished business. Over the years he had developed a reputation for getting the job done… but he knew there was one thing left unfinished: his degree. Find out what his life was like before he finished college and why he’s excited about his job now!

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Then & Now: How Shasta Wielded “Mom Power” to Achieve Her Dreams

Shasta Porter needed just one more class to finish her college degree. After enduring a rocky childhood and college experience, she was stopped short of getting her degree once her son was born. But now everything is different! Discover how she used her “mom powers” to overcome college obstacles and create a bright future for her family.

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Vital Part of the Community

Kathi Bushway left college because she didn’t have a clear direction. She returned decades later to complete her degree and this time left with a vision of positively impacting her community and the capabilities to make that vision come true.

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The Power of Grit

Although taking care of her family and running her business put her degree on hold, Zetella never gave up on making her dream a reality.

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You can be both – a student and a parent

When Rosa Hall went back to complete her degree at Jackson State University, she knew it wasn’t going to be easy. She was working two jobs and raising two kids. But her dream of working in the medical field was too important.

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Then & Now: How a simple question changed Leah’s career future

Leah was comfortable in a prestigious managerial role at her retail job. She looked forward to a good future but suddenly her position was eliminated… along with her security and opportunity! Then her boss asked her a question: “Have you ever thought about going back to school to finish your degree?” Discover how Leah’s degree was the key to a satisfying career where she feels needed and appreciated!

Read More

Then & Now: How Paul Finally Reached a Satisfying Career & Made an Impact

Paul Stuart had a good job, two kids, and was coasting to an eventual retirement. However, he felt that something was missing, and he couldn’t shake this nagging feeling of unfinished business. Over the years he had developed a reputation for getting the job done… but he knew there was one thing left unfinished: his degree. Find out what his life was like before he finished college and why he’s excited about his job now!

Read More

Then & Now: How Shasta Wielded “Mom Power” to Achieve Her Dreams

Shasta Porter needed just one more class to finish her college degree. After enduring a rocky childhood and college experience, she was stopped short of getting her degree once her son was born. But now everything is different! Discover how she used her “mom powers” to overcome college obstacles and create a bright future for her family.

Read More

Vital Part of the Community

Kathi Bushway left college because she didn’t have a clear direction. She returned decades later to complete her degree and this time left with a vision of positively impacting her community and the capabilities to make that vision come true.

Read More

The Power of Grit

Although taking care of her family and running her business put her degree on hold, Zetella never gave up on making her dream a reality.

Read More

You can be both – a student and a parent

When Rosa Hall went back to complete her degree at Jackson State University, she knew it wasn’t going to be easy. She was working two jobs and raising two kids. But her dream of working in the medical field was too important.

Read More