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I am College-Ready Student Stories
Hear about challenges that students overcame to go to college
While most students experience obstacles when it comes to paying for college, others encounter additional challenges to enrollment and successful completion of a higher education. Listen to what these students have to say about paying for college and other factors they overcame to become "college ready."
Click on a student's name or picture to view their video:
Andrea was the first in her family to attend college.
Erica didn’t receive an expected athletic scholarship.
Jessica had difficulty during the processes of selecting a college and comparing financial aid award letters.
Jessica's health issues influenced her educational and career choice.
Lina used her high school counselor as a resource and dealt with a tragedy during her first year in college.
Marcos had to drop out of college to help his family, but was able to go back to finish his program.
Michelle had difficulty deciding on a major and becoming active on campus.
Tiago overcame early mistakes and difficulty functioning on a small campus.
Cory had to learn good study habits in order to succeed in college.
Daniel started a new college-going family tradition.