Kiesha from Dallas, TX – 36 You can’t even get a dishwasher’s job without that GED or a high school diploma. I am tired of not doing anything. I am just existing. I look at the world today, and that is motivation enough. Times are getting harder, and I am not getting any younger.
Archive for April, 2012
Dina Not having a diploma has always been a pain in my side, always feeling ashamed when the subject came up. When my daughter started school, I started volunteering in her class. I was later asked if I would be interested in working for the school and if so, they would like to hire me. [...]
Maria What motivated me to get my GED is that I want to be a nurse. I wanted to go to college and become a nurse, but I knew that I needed my GED first. My family doesn’t inspire me to move on. They just bring me down, but there is always one person who [...]
Carmelita from Detroit, MI – 15 Im 15 years old, and I went from being an A/B student to getting straight Fs. I let my social life take over my dreams of going to college and becoming the doctor I wanted to be. I haven’t lived with my mother since I was 11. I was always [...]