Nicole had recently been laid-off from work. What she didn’t have was a college degree.
After four months of looking for a new job, Nicole decided it was time to try a different approach. She looked into Bryant & Stratton College and made the decision to go back to school and create her own opportunities.
She went into the process with aspiration of pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice. However, when she visited the campus and learned more about their Graphic Design program, she shifted her plans and followed her dream of turning her favorite hobby into a career.
Matt immediately noticed Nicole’s enthusiasm and motivation and knew she would be a great fit at Bryant & Stratton College.
Matt worked in the Admissions department and met regularly with Nicole through her enrollment process. His outgoing personality and sense of humor put her at ease. She felt like he treated her like an equal, which made preparing for school easy, instead of intimidating. Their relationship soon evolved past a friendly "hello" in the hallway to a deeper friendship. Nicole knew she could turn to Matt with questions about anything, and could even share some of her anxious fears about returning to school with him. Matt always made the time to talk with Nicole and find her the answers to her questions, even if he didn’t have them.