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Going Back to School at Any Age: An Alumna’s Story
Renea Smith, senior director of enrollment at Northeastern University, shares her inspiring story of returning to college at 32 to become the first in her family to earn a bachelor’s degree. More
January 30, 2020
Balancing Work and School: Dumazo Ngesina Shares His Story
Dumazo Ngesina, a student in Northeastern's Lowell Institute School, had to balance work and college to reach his goals. Here is his story.  More
February 7, 2019
First Generation College Students: 9 Tips for Success
Renea Smith, senior manager of Enrollment Operations, offers advice to other first-generation college students looking to overcome their doubts and earn a degree. More
December 5, 2018
Balancing a Bachelor’s Degree with Active Duty: Ryan Daley Shares His Story
Northeastern College of Professional Studies alumnus Ryan Daley describes his transition from the military to the classroom. More
April 4, 2018
Balancing College and Family: Christina McMahon Shares Her Journey
Juggling coursework, a full-time job, and family commitments isn’t easy, but McMahon encourages everyone to try. More
February 1, 2018