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Student Success Story -Lydia

Apprentice University Graduate, 2021


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"I chose not to do the traditional college route and it has really, really paid off for me.


When I was trying to decide what I wanted to do after high school in Indiana, it was scary at the time, and I wasn't really sure if I was making the right choice. My parents told me I should go to college to get a good education.  In fact, that is what a lot of people tell our generation.


What I chose to do instead was build a killer resume and build up skillsets that business owners were going to find valuable. I found a business apprenticeship program where I was basically thrown into the deep end.  I had several six-month apprenticeships working at different companies getting so much different experience seeing how to be a leader and how not to be a leader.


I also worked on freelancing and building a resume with actual hands-on experience and showing the results I had been getting for companies.


I'm really glad I didn't go the traditional college route because I think I would have gone into marketing and looking back at it now I would have been social media marketing and that is not something I can see myself doing now.  So, I'm really happy I didn't go that route and its really paid off.


Now I am the Client Success Manager at Creators Training.  I am really passionate about what I do. It doesn’t feel like work to me and its something that fills me up."

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