Karla Washington, Meeting and Event Management Student, University of Nevada-Las Vegas I was a high-school dropout. I never really got good grades and there's a long history of reasons why. Now that I'm older, I realize it wasn't because I was ā€œdumb,ā€ as I had been called for so long. I had my daughter at 36 and became a single parent and I ended up on welfare. I realized that I didn't want her to repeat that same cycle, so I went back to school. I went to Santa Monica Community College ...

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