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Erika Murillo

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 Karimabadi

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

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Nelson Pham

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

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Pamela Tang

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 Reyes-Lopez

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

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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 Dios

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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Talib Naqvi

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

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Aneka Elizabeth

Hear about Aneka's rise from being rejected by a four-year and how Mission helped build her back up and allowed her to transfer.

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Jordan Passas

Hear about Jordan's success story as a student-athlete and how playing basketball at Mission College led her down the path to success.

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Kim Pajarillo

Kim learned how to "college" after finding her place at Mission College.

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