I'm so close to 2,000 I can almost taste it! Thank you all for your consistent support. Much love!
Before you go and get your life at the beach, donate and/or share! I'm still raising money to finish my education :) Happy Independence Day Eve!
I'm still raising money to go back to school! Please donate whatever you can give, and if you can't give SHARE!!!!
Let's be real. When we were in high school, they made it seem so sweet. Go to college, graduate, and get a great job...live happily ever after. It's not that easy though. Student loan debt and the job market make it much harder to live the dream. I'm trying to...but I need your help. Every little bit count. Donate a dollar! 50 cents! Anything you can give...and if you can't give, then share!
Happy Memorial day!! Have a few drinks and then click on my link ;) $8,182 dollars to go!
Is it weird that I sometimes have dreams that I'm back on campus and running late for class? Maybe they're actually premonitions! You can help make my dream a reality...please don't stop sharing! And remember, every penny counts. I'll be just as grateful for $1 as I am for $100.
Just a friendly reminder that I am still grinding, still hopeful, and will never give up. Love you all. Spread the love and spread the word.
Not giving up just yet :) You could be the reason I don't. Please continue to share and repost!!!
$1 or $2 could change my life for the better! Please share my story and/or give whatever you can.
Thanks thankful and hopeful. Please don't forget to share and give what you can! $1 dollar could change my life!
And just when I though I had plateaued, yall keep blessing me!! How can I thank you all for your support? ...When I reach my goal, I just might twerk on a handstand. ^_^
People I would have never guessed knew I existed... strangers I've said hi to on campus... old high school homies... old dorm mates, internet friends I've never actually met! These angels have been so generous and so kind. You know who you are, and thank you so very much. SO much love to you beautiful people.
In other news... I'm still raising money to finish school. Are you feeling guilty about spending a ton of money on drinks this past weekend? Well donate so you cna feel good about yourself again! ;) But seriously, every little bit counts.
I am raising money to finish my undergraduate education. My goal is to raise enough before the end of the 2014 academic school year. Just THREE classes left before I have my bachelor's. I Just need a little help from a lot of people! $1 and $2 donations are welcome and encouraged!
I will finish school before 2015... if you keep sharing and reposting ...and of course if you donate :D every penny helps!
Feeling so blessed for the continued and consistent support! Thank you for donating. And remember, if you can't donate, SHARE and REPOST! Support comes in many forms.
$100 away from earning 10% of my goal! Ahhhhh! So excited :D
Feeling so blessed to have a network of such kind and generous friends. Thank you all for your support!
Progress :-) please share and repost to any and everyone! Every nickle and dime counts! Thanks for all the support so far!!!
I'm in such awe of the support and encouragement from people! Remember every cent counts! $1 or $2 goes a long way... Even $.50 :-) and if you can't donate, please share my story.
I received my first donation!! Many thanks to Professor Shean
My name is Denasha Bullock and I want to tell you my story and share my journey through higher education. Growing up I always planned to go to college because I was constantly told that my only ticket out of my*ehem* socio-economic circumstances, was a college education. Easy enough right? Make good grades in high school, apply to college, get accepted and graduate. However, for many inner city youth, it is not that simple. We grow up focusing so much on getting into college, but we rarely prepare our youth to STAY in college.
I was the first in my family to be accepted into college...but not just any college, my dream school, The College of William and Mary. I was able to afford tuition through financial aid, loans and maintaining multiple part time jobs. I thought I had it all figured out, but as I look back, there were so many things I didn't know that I wish someone had taught me. I quickly realized that money goes even more quickly than it comes; and that my old high school study habits would not be sufficient at such a prestigious school with such rigourus curricula.
In the spring of 2008 I was suspended from William and Mary due to low academic performance. I went back home to DC to a disappointed family and a discouraged self; but I somewhere beneath my grief I found courage. I enrolled in a community college, got a full time and part time job to pay tuition, and began my process to get readmitted into William and Mary. I earned a 4.0 and gleaming recommendations from my supervisors and professors, and in fall of 2010 I was readmitted!
Fast forward to December 2011 and I am preparing to walk in the winter graduation ceremony. I have three classes left to take but the College offers summer courses, and those can be knocked out in couple months easy. They allow me to walk. I think all my dreams are about to come true, until I get a letter saying that I will not be receiving financial aid to cover the last three classes I need to earn my degree in Psychology. What's more is that I actually OWE the college $6,000 from the previous semester.
It is now 2014 and despite my lack of credentials I am able to land quality jobs in my field. However, the jobs I REALLY want, that could actually help pay off my debt and allow me to finish school require a 4 year degree. After almost 3 years of trying to do this on my own, I have decided to finally ask for help. I have worked so hard to get where I am, and I refuse to give up now. With your help I WILL finish my degree at MY school, the College of William and Mary.
Before I can return to school, I have to pay the $6,000. William and Mary charges about $900 per credit so to take one class is roughly $2,700. I am asking that you donate whatever you can: and if you cannot donate then share my story.
Thank you and much love!