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Lynn Costello
Lynn Costello
Rosemont College

My journey with college started with Graduate! Philadelphia over three years ago. I knew that I wanted to change career paths but was not 100% sure what to do or where(...)

Sheila Mixson
Sheila Mixson
Chestnut Hill College

My name is Sheila Mixson. I am very grateful to have been connected to Graduate! Philadelphia and the various supportive services provided through them. I was(...)

Patricia Donnelly
Patricia Donnelly
Arcadia University

May 16, 2014. Commencement day, the culmination of all my hard work was about to be celebrated with all my family and friends. I processed in with my fellow Arcadia(...)

KC Drayton
KC Drayton
Peirce College

I wish that you could just see how wonderful you all look from my vantage point. Graduate! Philadelphia helped me create what I describe as a defining moment, a moment(...)

Jose Ramirez
Jose Ramirez
Philadelphia University

Since I began my studies at Philadelphia University in the Accelerated Degree Program in September 2012, the program has provided me with exemplary educational and(...)

Luis Oqendo
Luis Oqendo
Graduate! Philadelphia

Let me start by saying that my journey with Graduate! Philadelphia has been amazing. Graduate! Philadelphia is known for assisting adults in returning back to school.(...)

Cathy Arnold
Cathy Arnold
Peirce College

I told myself that when my son was older that I would go to college and get a Bachelors degree. I wanted to attend college when I completed high school, but my mother(...)

Desiree Neal
Desiree Neal
The Center for Urban Theological Studies

Graduate! Philadelphia Comebacker Desiree Neal is a Philadelphia native who grew up in a family of singers and entertainers, and was destined to be a star in her own(...)

Emaline Baronofsky
Emaline Baronofsky
Peirce College

Graduate Philadelphia! Where would I be today if it were not for this organization? I was out of work and indecisive of my next course of action. I went to an open(...)

Kimberly Mitchell
Kimberly Mitchell
Thomas Edison State University

My journey began in 1987 when I first started college at Temple University. I was a mediocre student but always felt drawn to the field of communications. As an(...)

Janice Saunders
Janice Saunders
Neumann University

The staff at Graduate! Philadelphia as well as the instructors and advisors at Neumann University offered me continuous encouragement, critical positive reviews and(...)

Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson
Philadelphia University

My name is Michael Johnson. I’m a non-traditional, 43-year-old graduating student in the Accelerated Behavioral Health and Science Program at Philadelphia University. It(...)

Julia Capese
Julia Capese
Community College of Philadephia

I have been trying to get back to school to complete my degree since 2005. I didn’t know which school to attend, what area to study, or how I would pay for it. All I(...)

Anthony Banks
Anthony Banks
La Salle University

When I told a former co-worker that I would really like to go back to school, she highly recommended the Graduate! Philadelphia program. She told me that they were(...)

Yvonne Garner
Yvonne Garner
Chestnut Hill University

I completed my Associates from the Community College of Philadelphia and this fall I’m attending Chestnut Hill College to get my bachelors degree in Human Services. (...)

Kimberly Lowe
Kimberly Lowe
Chestnut Hill University

I started going to Temple University in 1989 but had to leave to help out at home when my father passed and my mother was ill. To help with money I took a job as a(...)

Keith Colquitt
Keith Colquitt
Penn State University

I had been unemployed for several years due to a back injury I got from my last (highly paid) job. I took a job as a school janitor to pay the bills, but it was at such(...)

Rick Himmons
Rick Himmons
Peirce College

I got tired of working retail so I decided to go back to school and get my bachelors degree. I want to expand my skills and then be able to put them to good use.

Gladys Sistrunk
Gladys Sistrunk
Cabrini College

My vision for my future is clear; I want to explore religious studies, which to some may be pointless. However, my faith is love, courage, and compassion for all people.(...)