"Hard decision, good results"
When I first started working for CLU in January 2007, it would be the beginning of being separated from my beloved wife and two kids for six months. For the first three of those months, I lived with my wife's cousin in a bedroom while my wife and kids were back in Cleveland, Ohio trying to sell our house. It was lonely and frustrating starting a new job, living in a new place, with no family there to support me.
In hindsight it has all been worth it. I have made great new friends, I have some of the best work colleagues and my family and I live in a new home which we love. I also never thought I'd have the chance to pursue a master's degree but that has changed as well. I've taken three courses and am well on my way towards earning a degree in the MPPA program.
Working at CLU has transformed my life for the better in so many ways. The people, the location are wonderful- the work is not "wonderful"- but it's challenging- what work should be.
I'm very happy to be here.
I never had much experience working with international students and am really enjoying learning so many different things about other countries.
I think this is one of CLU’s strong points- there were always faculty members encouraging us to press on.
Her story is like others in the program, those wanting satisfaction and gratification in something they attempted once in their lives
Now her letters are full of the joy of life and of hope for the future.
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