When Mikah Jorgensen gave birth to her daughter in January 2021, she struggled to stick with the degree program she’d started two years earlier. Without sufficient childcare, she had to reduce her course load.
Today, she has a 1-year-old daughter and, thanks to a new pilot program, is working to finish her psychology degree at Triton College, a community college outside Chicago. She aspires to become a therapist.
Jorgensen is part of the Academic Coaching pilot from New...
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