My name is Liz, and I’m 32 years old. I live in Michigan and have three children, ages 8, 9, and 12. It wasn’t until my first child was born that I decided to go to school. I didn’t want her to think I was stupid or worthless, so I started my classes at Ashford. I worked my butt off, and I felt overwhelmed doing papers and discussions every week while often yelling at the computer. It took a lot longer than I thought it would, and I gave up. But then my children kept asking me when I was going to finish. So I got my courage up and started again. Not only did I receive my Bachelor’s degree in 2015, I have continued to this day: studying and working.
Don’t give up! I wanted to throw the towel in many times, but I always got through by keeping my end goal in mind. For all of you finding it harder and harder each week: your education will pay off. The work you are doing now is for your family and your future. YOU CAN do it!
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