My name is Brian Lester, and I am 30 years old. I dropped out of school in the middle of my tenth grade year. I always thought I was smart enough, that I didn't need to worry about a "Piece of Paper".
Through the years I learned the value of that "Piece of Paper". It is necessay to get a "good" job.
My daughter was my driving force to obtain my GED. She is in kindergarten, and she asked my what grade I was in. I realized that I would have to tell her one day that I was a drop-out. That did not set well with me, so I decided right then that I was going to get my GED!
I attended classes for a week, took the Official Practice GED Tests, and was able to take the GED test the following week through the Fast Track Program. Fortunately, I passed all the subjects and am already in the process of enrolling at Wytheville Community College where I plan to take the nursing program.
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