When Lindsay Zolkiewicz graduated from Carlow in December 2015, she was already one step ahead of the game.
"I found a job the day I graduated, working in a field I love," says Zolkiewicz. She's now working as a kindergarten and after-school teacher within the South Fayette School District.
A first-generation college student, Zolkiewicz transferred to Carlow from the Community College of Allegheny County. With an associate's degree in hand and a few months' experience teaching in a daycare setting, she wanted to take her passion for working with young children to another level. Carlow's small classes were a perfect fit—and a Carlow University Transfer Scholarship made the decision even easier. While at Carlow, Zolkiewicz received a Bright Horizon Scholarship from the Bright Future's Scholarship program, a national program supporting early childhood education.
"Carlow made this easy for me," she says. "Because my classes were so engaging, I found myself excelling in school like I never did before. I took advantage of every opportunity Carlow had, and that is what led to my current success."
The solid education she received—and Carlow's supportive environment—made all the difference.
"Carlow professors really want you to succeed," she says. "They will do everything in their power to help you achieve
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