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20something profile: Amanda

SANY0658This post was written by Amanda, who was recently hired as an intern for an online magazine:

My name is Amanda. I am going on 24 and am a full-time college student as well as a full-time mother. Here is just a little bit of history about myself:

Before I graduated from high school, I planned to go to school for art/journalism. Well, I learned the hard way that plans don’t always pan out, and things occur that hold you back; major setbacks or minor setbacks, it doesn’t matter which.

At that point I sort of gave up on the whole idea of college when I found out I wouldn’t be able to take that scholarship to Avila University in Kansas City, Missouri. Instead, I was going to become a famous writer/artist. Read the rest of this entry