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What's Next: Jacob Veach on Technical Schools

Although he was not able to go to college right after graduating, Jacob Veach made the most of it by working different jobs that taught him the need for higher education.

What's Next: Marcus Bell on Apprenticeships

Marcus will continue to work under a journeyman electrician for the next three years until he completes the four years of training required before taking the state licensing exam. He says the apprenticeship keeps him on his toes because each day is different.

What's Next: Sunnie Cunningham on 2-Year Colleges

After witnessing many nurses serve as caregivers to her hospitalized grandmother, Sunnie Cunningham decided nursing was a career that would give her personal fulfillment.

What's Next: Jonni Jones on Military Service

Before heading to college, Jonni Jones served in the United States Army. After sustaining an injury to her ankle, she became medically separated and is now seeking a degree at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

What's Next: Jessica Perez on Graduate Schools

During her junior year, Jessica finally decided on a major — biomedical engineering, with a vision to go into medical research. Even though she knew she would have to add a year of classes, and then go on to get her Ph.D., Jessica felt cardiovascular research was her calling.

Raise the Stakes: 6 Notable Graduate Schools & Programs in Arkansas

Graduate degrees take more time and money, but they just might pay off in a big way. Below, you'll find six notable graduate schools and programs found in the state of Arkansas.

What's Next: Lexi Weeks on Four-Year Colleges

Most bachelor’s programs are on a four-year track, but how long it takes is up to you.

What's Next: Sadie Larkin on Online Degrees

Online degree programs are more convenient, offering working students a flexible class schedule and the ability to work at their own pace.