In 2019, I was in school working toward my associate degree while also juggling being a single parent to my five children. I was struggling, taking multiple classes at once, all the while taking care of kids. Then I had a stroke — at school.
I tried to go back but was having a hard time handling the workload. It quickly became clear that the recovery process from my stroke, coupled with my situation at home, meant a traditional higher education environment was out of the question for me.
I hated to have to give up — for myself and for my kids, who I knew were rooting for me. I decided I wasn’t going to let those challenges prevent me from getting an education. So when friends and family recommended Milan Institute, a private career education college, I decided to enroll.
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