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Single Mom Alma's College Journey

Single mom Alma Rosales, thanks to the help of services on campus, navigated college and graduated. Watch her story!

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Jackie Goes Back to School

Jackie Chavez went back to school after having a family. And now is going to college with her daughter. Watch her story.

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Ray and 2nd Harvest Foodbank

Ray was working two jobs, going to Mission College and benefited from 2nd Harvest Food Bank.

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Erika Finds Her Niche

Erika met her husband at Mission, had a child and worked full-time, leading her to transfer to SJSU. She found her niche after being given a chance.

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Mehrzad Earns a Scholarship and More

Mehrzad used the Counseling Office has her resource and became a scholarship award winner and an honors student

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Nelson Got Involved on Campus

Nelson Pham built connections and found his calling by getting involved on campus.

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Pamela Used the Transfer Center to Be Successful

Pamela used the Transfer Center to be successful and learn what it took to transfer to a four-year university.

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Cindy Combined Dance with Puente

Cindy used her success with Puente and enjoyed extracurricular time with the Mission Dance Company to be successful at Mission.

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Talib Found His School Following a College Road Trip

Talib used the spring break trip to SoCal universities to discover what he wanted out of a four-year college.

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Lizette, after finding out that her first major was not right for her, learned that it's never how you planned it, for things to work.
Lizette Tried Again After Not Succeeding

Lizette's first major did not work out. But she tried again and learned that life sometimes does not work out how you plan it.

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