Former Dropout and NCU Doctoral Candidate Aims to Keep More Students in School
Not all higher education journeys begin the same — with the excitement and anticipation of the path ahead. In fact, some paths start at the end of a rocky and bumpy road. Elizabeth Carroll’s journey is an example of the latter.
Carroll grew up in rural Kentucky and became a dropout immediately after graduating from middle school. “I hated everything about school,” she says. “I felt alienated, isolated and inadequate.”