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When thinking about what you want to do next in life, try setting a clear vision of success, rooted in your personal values. Define your why so you have a reason that drives you towards your college and career goals.
–Frederick Buechner, American writer and theologian
“I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.”
-William Ernest Henley
No matter where you are in your decision making process, know that you deserve every opportunity to pursue your dreams and aspirations. Here are some stories to remind you that you are powerful and resilient and not alone on this journey.
Listen to how Embrea overcame her doubts and created her own destiny.
Listen to Michelle Obama’s Best Advice to Students
Watch Wilkerlyne share how she overcame the naysayers in her life and stayed true to her postsecondary aspirations.
Watch Roger’s story about how he found his “why” for going to college.
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