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Author Topic: How to start a career with nothing.  (Read 53211 times)
missbrowntoyou
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« Reply #15 on: July 05, 2012, 10:39:59 PM »

While putting into practice the various suggestions made here, I suggest that you also cultivate the habit of reading. Read for pleasure, whether you are taking courses or not. It will give you an intellectual outlet--an escape, even--while sharpening your wits, improving your vocabulary, and readying you to make the most of whatever educational opportunities you find down the track. If there isn't a public library nearby, try this: http://www.gutenberg.org/
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« Reply #16 on: December 22, 2012, 9:10:42 PM »

Have you visited Wilson College that is in your town?  (1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201-1285)

They even have an Adult Degree Program Online Application (you do need the GED):
http://www.wilson.edu/admissions/adult-degree-program/adult-degree-program-online-application/index.aspx

I have never been to Chambersburg, but took me less than 5 minutes to find this information. Here is visitor info for the college: http://www.wilson.edu/visit/index.aspx. Good luck!
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