In 2013, I graduated from Ohio Connections Academy. I enrolled in the online charter school before my junior year because I had a very difficult experience in my previous school. I had grown to hate everything about school (especially my math courses) and I didn’t care if I finished high school.
College wasn’t even a consideration. Once I started at OCA, I discovered I could learn at my own pace and my teachers motivated me to dive deeper into subjects that interested me. Along the way, I started to love studying and learning and I even found that I actually liked science. Four years later I’m graduating from the University of Alabama with degrees in physics and mathematics and minors in German and Russian.
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