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Mattie McManus, adviser Freedom High School

It's Okay to Change Your Mind
Jun 17, 2024

1000 patient care hours. That was all that stood between me and my goal of becoming a physician assistant.

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Katherine Minton, adviser Alexander Central High School

“I don’t know…”
May 20, 2024

I stayed pretty consistent with my answer whenever I was asked what I wanted to do with my life, “I don’t know” with an uneasy laugh.

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Gabby Galvan, adviser North Henderson High School

Because We Have a Purpose
May 13, 2024

Growing up in a multicultural household provided me with a unique perspective, seamlessly transitioning between two worlds until my introduction to elementary school.

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Kallie Kressly

Navigating College Access Barriers for Students in Foster Care
Apr 22, 2022

I have had the privilege of serving as the Appalachian College Advising Corps Adviser at Marjorie Williams Academy (Williams) for nearly two years.

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Edgar Sandoval-Rodriguez

Upward Bound Celebrates 50 Years! Part Four
Apr 5, 2022

In this series, we will spotlight Upward Bound students, staff, and partners as we celebrate 50 years of the program at Appalachian State University.

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Stafford (far left) in attendance at the Student African American Brotherhood (SAAB) Conference.

I am my brother’s keeper: A journey of resilience
Apr 1, 2022

“I am my brother’s keeper!”, the phrase that was echoed throughout a room filled with black and brown young men that possessed hunger, dedication, and resilie

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Madison High science teachers

RootEd Program Supports Local Restoration Program
Mar 29, 2022

MARS HILL - What started off as a trip to a local park has now turned into something far more substantial. 

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Jacob Morgan

Scoring All Zeros
Mar 18, 2022

Scoring all zeros on a FAFSA is a strange, bittersweet feeling. Initially, you see that score, a perfect score as I like to call it, and think “Wow!

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Matt Ruble

Upward Bound Celebrates 50 Years! Part Three
Mar 9, 2022

In this series, we will spotlight Upward Bound students, staff, and partners as we celebrate 50 years of the program at Appalachian State University.

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Tiffany Patterson

Thriving in the Unexpected
Mar 1, 2022

So your prospective job is asking you to move to a new place? That place being somewhere that is miles from your close friends and family?

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