In the last 4-6 weeks I’ve had a flurry of family and friends sending their kids off to school. Some for the very first time! It’s sparked a lot of reminiscing, observations on how the college experience has changed these past (gulp) 30 years and conversations pertaining to “What I Wish I’d Known Then”.
My experience was a bit unique in that my mother worked her entire career at a local state university. One of the amazing benefits of doing so was the free tuition afforded to her immediate family members. That’s right, if I went to university at her workplace, I went tuition FREE. No brainer! Now, this was an incredible opportunity that has made a tremendous difference in my life. But did I fully capitalize on it? Sadly, no. Continue reading “Two Key Takeaways from My College Days”