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Name: Chad D'Amore
Community college (and last year of classes): Howard Community College, 2005
Transferred to (and year of graduation): The American University, School of International Service
Major: International Studies, Foreign Policy and Middle Eastern Studies
And because you're an over-achiever, you also have: a Masters in Business Administration
Current position: Associate - Booz Allen Hamilton
Current major projects (if any): S.E.R.E. Performance
What is your best memory from community college? Winning a date with a very cute and smart classmate by scoring a better grade on a human genetics final! :)
What are you passionate about in life? Creativity, empowerment, breaking through personal plateaus, adventure.
You in 10 years? Building a legacy
Advice for students? You write your story. Take responsibility
And also: I've made a lot of bad decisions and been through some tough experiences, but somehow I never stopped believing in myself - despite those circumstances. It's a journey. Keep dreaming and chipping away.