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College Student Success Stories from Accross the Nation*

Thriving in a College Environment

Ian Miner, as told to Catie Wheeler, University of Alaska Anchorage

Social Skills Support Self-Determination: My Story

Will Farrior, College of Charleston, with Cindi May and Gail Farrior

Self-Determination "The Tortoise Won the Race"

Vanessa Martinez

Peer Mentoring: It Can Change Your Lifeme.

Rebecca Moody, Vanderbilt


Making "Pathway" A Reality for Me

Courtney Vinson, UCLA

Illustrating Success: The Journey Toward Becoming the Ultimate Artist


Kathy Sheppard-Jones, Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Getting To and Through College

Nicole Villemaire, with Kiersten Hallquist, Unviersity of Vermont

Finding Confidence and Happiness in College

Gwen Chesterfield, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

College as a Path to Career: Jose's Story

Christian Haas, University of South Florida St. Petersburg


Links to Documents


Belonging on Campus

Kenneth Kelty, with Seb Prohn

*A special thanks to Think College for their permission to make avaialbe these student stories. Think College is a project of the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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