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UNIV 1001 Online Education Strategies - Ms. Okolo - February 3, 2021Reflection Topic: College SuccessThe fact is that I have been wanting to go back to college for the last 10 years.Working and having kids, I never thought I could manage, maybe I wasn’t ready allthese years. The first time around getting my associate degree in 2005, I was workingfull time, had just had my second child and getting divorced all around the same yearwas much to bear.I ended up in therapy when my therapist shared the great wisdom and secretperfectionist like me needed to hear. He said: “David, take a deep breath and relax, inmy 50 years helping other thru therapy, no-one ever asked me what my GPA was incollege!” What? He was right. Of all the job interviews and employment opportunitiespresented to me over the years, no-one ever asked my what my GPA was. All thatmatter to them was having the degree.Having been unemployed since April of last year, I came face to face with the reality

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