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Posts For Tag: "Guest Blogger"

Stay Disciplined

Fatima Lopez, ACT Scholar and Kirkwood Community College student

The biggest challenge I experienced being a first-generation college student was the lack of financial support. Our family comes from a humble living, and I am trying to support myself while attending classes. Since my mother and siblings could not attend college, I did not have the knowledge or the experience to navigate applying to get into college. I also did not know the resources and support teams available to me.

Explore All Your Options

Lauryn Lovett, ACT summer communications intern

One of best things that you can do is apply for anything and everything you have an interest in. I am not the best writer, and I don’t feel like I had all the skills listed for my internship position, but I was interested in developing those skills, so I applied. If I only applied for roles that I had all the skills for, I would be overqualified and leave no room for myself to develop my skills and abilities.

Hard Work Pays Off

Nelson Rhomberg, ACT Scholar and Kirkwood Community College student

More than a decade ago, as part of ACT’s 50th anniversary celebration, ACT established the ACT Scholars Program, as part of a pair of endowments to

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Set High Personal Goals for Yourself

Tae Jordan, ACT Scholar and Kirkwood Community College student

More than a decade ago, as part of ACT’s 50th anniversary celebration, ACT established the ACT Scholars Program, as part of a pair of endowments to

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Life is Like An Experiment

Mutasim Ahmed, ACT Scholar and Kirkwood Community College student

More than a decade ago, as part of ACT’s 50th anniversary celebration, ACT established the ACT Scholars Program, as part of a pair of endowments to

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You Can Be That Change

Perla Muro, ACT Scholar and student, Kirkwood Community College

More than a decade ago, as part of ACT’s 50th anniversary celebration, ACT established the ACT Scholars Program, as part of a pair of endowments to

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You Can Do This

Briarri Bryant, ACT Scholar and Kirkwood Community College student

More than a decade ago, as part of ACT’s 50th anniversary celebration, ACT established the ACT Scholars Program, as part of a pair of endowments to

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