“I had a leap of faith on my own and I struggled for a long time, and I made it work. I’m thankful and lucky for everyone I had around me.”
The paths after Mid-Pen are as varied as our alums themselves.
Life after Mid-Pen can be both exciting and challenging, and is rarely a "one-size-fits-all" proposition for Mid-Pen grads. While most alums go straight to four-year colleges, many pursue alternative paths, whether taking a gap year, attending community college, doing internships, or even going straight to work.
“If you are passionate enough about it you should pursue it."
“My plan was built in reverse. I knew I was going to go to college, I just didn’t know when.”
"I made choices that were sort of unexpected and I found my path by making random choices that happened to work out."
“No matter what you do, do it well. Trust that no matter what, you know what you’re going to be able to do."
"The world was not made for me, so how am I going to set it up for myself?"