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Student story: College expands opportunities

Discover the life-changing college journey of a student who explored new places, worked at top tech companies, and made lifelong friends. Learn how college experiences vary for everyone and how hard work pays off in creating unforgettable memories.

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- Having gotten to college and being there 4 years I've had so many great experiences. I've had so many great opportunities. Going abroad twice, South America and Europe. I never imagined I could've done that and after college I've done those things. Working tech companies, those were far away from my mind. I never thought I'd work in a tech company. I never thought it was for me and then here I am, fielding offers from companies right now at the end of it. The friends I've met, they're off doing start-ups right now or being the next doctors or the next political leaders. College really introduced all of that to me and gave me that. Of course I worked hard for it, who doesn't? Once you make it to college, it's a testament that you worked hard and here you are getting something from it. I stand by that. You get out of it what you put in and if you never try then you'll never know what college is. College is unique and it'll be different for everyone. You'll never have the same experience as I've had but you'll have memorable experiences yourself and you'll think back and be like, "Wow, "college was amazing and I'm glad I really did it"