Finishing College in Four Years – Does it Really Matter How LONG it takes?

It didn’t happen for me.  It just didn’t turn out the way I expected, and graduating from MNPS in 2000, I didn’t finish my undergraduate degree until 2016.  

I felt so much shame and embarrassment.  I cringed checking the “some college” box. I danced around the interchanging the words “attended” and alumni.”  I’ve been there.

I was in all the honors courses in high school.  Advanced placement, check.  Standardized testing — blown out the water, scoring full scholarships to Alabama A&M University, as well as the University of Memphis.  But, as life maybe, it happened.  But here’s the true message in this blog — it doesn’t matter.

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I Didn’t Delete Uber and Here’s Why.

If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you will know it’s been a tough week for the rideshare company Uber.  You may recall last week, the company was the subject of a huge hashtag movement to delete the application.  Hundreds of thousands of Uber users deleted the popular application and screenshot a picturing of the confirmation using the hashtag “deleteuber”. This hashtag was the result of the interpretation that the “surge” pricing being removed during the time of the protesting at JFK airport (when the need for drivers was high).  This was put the rideshare giant against the people that service it and was perceived as Uber trying to lower the payment of its drivers.    A statement from the Uber CEO announced that he, Travis Kalanik, as well as the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk (among other high power CEOs) were going to sit on an advisory council for President Trump.  At public urging, Uber CEO Travis Kalanik quit the advisory council.  All of which transcribed in literally A WEEK  Big shout out to the power of the PEOPLE.


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