Zhane Flowers

Zhane Flowers has always had a deep love for the beauty industry. Dating back to her younger years, she was heavily into modeling. She loved the rush of backstage, the excitement of being in front of the camera, and the ability to network with hundreds of other models, which has had a huge impact on … Continued

Tariah Badwah

Tariah has demonstrated a strong passion and dedication to her education. Since fall 2021, she has made the Deans List, consistently earning over a 3.5 GPA each semester. As she transitions into her junior year at Howard University, as a Media, Journalism & Film major and Spanish minor, she is looking for opportunities in the … Continued

O’Shaun Berridge

O’Shaun wanted to find a place where he could put 100% of his effort, and this realistically could have been anywhere, but it didn’t feel like anywhere genuinely wanted or provided a culture of commitment, accomplishment, and exercise until he found The Marcy Lab School. The Marcy Lab School is a place where you can … Continued

Zaire McMican

Many students leverage a community college education as a stepping-stone to access a four-year college and earn a bachelor’s degree. If you are considering a 2-year to 4-year college pathway, be sure to consider the following questions to help you backwards plan: Does the two-year college have a special transfer relationship — often called an … Continued

Ashley Williams

In December of 2021, Ashley Williams graduated with a bachelor’s degree from CUNY City College after many trials and tribulations, but most importantly, perseverance—and she feels like she has finally conquered her Goliath. Ashley started her college journey in 2016 at Spelman College. After realizing the financial bind that she was in at Spelman, Ashley … Continued

Abena Tetteh

Abena Tetteh, UCHS ’17, is no stranger to taking risks. As a high school student, Abena was always passionate about the haircare industry and used her summer experiences to explore and amplify that passion, but she admittedly did not think of cosmetology as a viable career path until years later. Abena’s inspiring journey from Ithaca … Continued