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CMU helped me meet my goals

The second I stepped on campus right thing to do. during my first visit to Central Michigan Part of my journey at CMU now is to University, I knew it was home. empower and inspire the next generation As a first-generation college student, I of leaders. had just two goals: to earn my degree I serve as a peer advisor for the debt-free and become a certified public Multicultural Advancement Scholars accountant. I was focused on setting and the Multicultural Academic Student myself up for success. Services Office, as well as a mentor for Once I came to CMU, my goals and aspirations only grew. I realized I could accomplish so much more than I originally thought. I am an accounting major set to graduate this year, and I already have a job waiting for me. The global tax and consulting services company where I worked offered me a full-time job to stay. My time here has afforded me opportunities I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere else to grow as a leader and individual.

IMPACT. I also co-lead InterVarsity’s Collegiate, Black and Christian Bible Study.

I would encourage any student to commit themselves wholeheartedly to what you want to achieve, set realistic goals and focus on the impact you have rather than the title. Through CMU, I was able to discover a sense of purpose for my life that I did not have before college. I learned to view life as something to experience instead of simply existing.

I earned a $10,000 merit scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Visit CMU Oversight Board. You are invited to visit Central Michigan During my sophomore year, I played a University and see classrooms and labs lead role in establishing CMU’s chapter specific to your area of study, residence of the National Association of Black halls where you will live and decide if it Accountants to provide an avenue and feels like home. resource for minority students. A year Want to set yourself up for success like later the group was officially chartered Angel? Register to attend a College Day and nationally recognized. on Fridays in July. We also offer daily Mentorship from my peers, faculty and campus visit programs on weekdays and professionals has played a huge role in weekends. To reserve your spot at any of my journey. Because of that, creating a these programs, please visit go.cmich. platform to pave the way for others to edu/WelcomeMC or call 989-774-3076.

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CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide eq and including but not limited to minorities, females, veterans and individu

Angel Stallings, Senior 6 • The QUAD • WINTER/SPRING | 2020


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2020 The Quad