Oh, do I remember my first day of college. It was a day in Nashville, Tennessee when I started my education, and a scary one at that. I remember calling to schedule an appointment with an advisor. I remember walking through her door, the smile on her face, and her warm welcome. I was still scared to death as a grown adult and mom of four children. I was going back to school to fulfill a dream. I started my first class two weeks after that first meeting. As I walked through the classroom door, I noticed I was the oldest one in the classroom and that it didn't matter - all ages of people wanted to learn, just like me. We had a bond, we all wanted an education. The professor asked us all why we wanted to come back to school? Everyone in the room had their own unique story and need for an education. Whether it be for financial reasons, personal achievement goals or just the desire to do something worthwhile, one story was no better story or reason than the next. But, we all knew, we were going to do this together.
Classes started January 5th at Granite State College. If you are reading this and have not signed up yet, consider going to see an advisor and checking out a great school. When I moved from Tennessee to the wonderful state of New Hampshire, I found GSC through my advisor in Tennessee. They took my credits with very little hesitation, took their prerequisites, and I followed their program until I graduated in 2009. The faculty at Granite State College will help you in every way they can - they want you to succeed as much as you do!