I finished my master’s degree last year, and when I graduated, people often asked how I did it, considering that I finished my degree while working full time. Looking back, I don’t think I ever considered how. I knew what I wanted, and I was determined to get it.
I’m not the only one with that mindset. Actually, I believe it’s a family trait. My cousin Irene’s dogged determination recently made headlines in Alabama:
And Irene says she’s not done yet– she has her eyes set on a master’s degree. Somehow, that’s not surprising.