- Social media users have celebrated a young lady who recently acquired a MBA degree
- The lady who is a single mum by name Cierra Jones said she had almost given up on the academic pursuit
- Cierra stated that she failed accounting three times and lost friends but is excited that she took a chance on herself
A young lady has triumphed and excelled against all odds and limitations that stood her way.
The lady named Cierra Jones, who happens to be a single mum, celebrated acing her exams and acquiring her MBA degree on Saturday, February, 20.
She shared on Linkedln that she almost gave up the academic pursuit as she failed an accounting course three times, lost some of her friends and encountered challenges that drained her mentally.
The high school drop out said she is elated her perseverance paid off and she has won at the end.
Her post read in part:
"I was tested. I lost friends. My enemies pitted attacks against me all over social media. I cried. I wanted to give up.I took the same class three times (Accounting is NO joke)
"Then the thoughts came. Maybe a Masters Degree isn’t for me. Maybe I should just give up. But that’s what happens when you’re on the eve of your victory, the thoughts of maybe you’re not worth it pour in
"It’s never going to be easy. That isn’t what this post is for. But on Saturday, February 20th, 2021 for the very first time in my life, I walked across a stage (virtually) and graduated with my MBA."
Many nice and encouraging reactions flooded her comment section.
Timothy B. wrote:
''What an incredible story of perseverance! Way to push through to the end."
Bonni Korcok said:
"Love your story and Whom you rely on. I'm unfortunately not blessed with color in my genetics, but definitely in my life and family. Bless you, Brother."
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Calvie Mackie reacted:
"Congratulations! You won when you took the chance on yourself!"
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian lady celebrated bagging a MBA degree from a German institution.
On her LinkedIn page, the Nigerian expressed how happy she is to have completed the programme. She thanked all those who supported her.
The lady said the friends she made while studying for the MBA provided both emotional and academic strength needed to bear the rigour of her post-graduate programme.
A part of her post read:
“Ricardo Chavez, thank you for the encouragement. Also to Omotosho Sule for your valuable advice. Thanks to the EMBA office Beate Allar Hanne Mai and the team for your support. Nothing is impossible to her that believes. A lot to explore in the world of entrepreneurship and innovation. Here I come!”
Victor Duru is a Legit.ng journalist with more than three years of working experience in the media industry. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies from Imo State University, where he was a Students' Union Government Director of Information. Victor is a Human Interest Editor, Strategic Content Creator and a Google-certified Digital Marketer. Connect with him on Twitter @DuruCVictor2