Rita from Milton, FL – 32
I wanted to enroll in college. My husband motivated me to further my career in interpreting. I just need my GED to attend college. I was born into a deaf family, so my first language was sign language. I have interpreted for my family all my life. I want my own business for interpreting for the deaf. I’d like to go back to school and receive my bachelor’s degree for this. Continue reading
Alyssa from Detroit, MI — 24
I have a four-year-old daughter, but I’ve been going back in forth in programs to strive to achieve my dreams. I’m never giving up. My family has always motivated me. When I dropped out of high school, my grandparents did their best with me, but it was just all too much for me. Now I wish I could turn back the hands of time. Continue reading
Being homeless and on social services is what made me realize that I need to get my GED. My family and friends have encouraged me to get it. Then I can improve my family’s life, as well as my own. We’ve been homeless and living on social services. I’m dying to get my life back.
I want to help the disabled once I get my GED. I plan to get a job, then move on to college. Knowledge is power, and since I have been avoiding getting my GED, now there are no good jobs for people without a high school diploma or GED. I want to obtain mine, and move on with my life. Continue reading