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.