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How I Got Here: Yarii

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Some students may not fully appreciate the value of dual-credit classes—until they see Yarii’s story. This former TXGU’er (who didn’t even speak English until she was 14) took enough dual-credit courses in high school to actually start college as a sophomore. Hear her full “two birds, one stone” tale in her very own “How I Got Here” video. Spoiler: You will be inspired and entertained.

Lesson Plans: Get students even more fired up after watching Yarii’s story by incorporating these standards-aligned lesson plans. 

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