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Ajanee Holmes

Harold Washington College student Ajanee Holmes is getting ready to build her career in the architecture field.

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Briana Brewer

After discovering her passion for the supply chain industry, Briana Brewer found a pathway to success at Olive-Harvey College.

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Saber Garibi

Wilbur Wright College alumnus Saber Garibi is pursuing a lucrative career in engineering as a student at Illinois Tech and…

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Guadalupe Rojas

Guadalupe Rojas has been a Daley College student since she was three years old. Growing up, her father took English…

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Maria Garcia

City Colleges of Chicago helped connect Maria Garcia to the tools she needed to succeed.

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Bianca Harmon

Feeling burnt out at her previous job, Bianca Harmon enrolled in cybersecurity courses at Wright College, which led to the…

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Jevon Covington

Jevon Covington doesn’t consider himself to be a “traditional” student—but now that he’s back in school, he wants to continue…

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Dayana Centeno

As far back as Dayana Centeno can remember, STEM was something she “loved to geek out on.” Through her classes…

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Nick O’Reilly

Wright set Nick up for success with its smaller class sizes, cohort program, professional development help, student resources, and internships.…

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Yessenia Nicacio-Rosales

Growing up, Wright College alumna Yessenia Nicacio-Rosales didn’t see as many women or as much Hispanic representation as she would…

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Casey Tan

This fall, Casey will be transferring to Northwestern to study biomedical engineering. She believes the engineering program at Wright and…

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