By Johnnie Pope
Intern Program Manager, Discovery, Inc.
Life has a funny way of bringing things full circle. I am sitting here, writing this article, just a few days after receiving my MBA in Human Resource Management. While I am excited to add that achievement to my resume, the road to graduation as a first-generation college student was full of twists and turns.
My college career started at a wonderful historically black college called Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. At the time, everything seemed so simple. I was excited that my bucket list was becoming a reality: Get accepted to a university, play basketball, join a fraternity, and complete my degree. But there were a lot of challenges I hadn’t anticipated.
While other students have family members to serve as examples and teach them the ropes, that’s hardly the case within my demographic.
Read the full article at Chegg Internships here.