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Student Success Stories

A degree from UW–Madison gives you the advantage of a lifetime. From highly regarded instructors and top-ranked programs to hundreds of thousands of supportive alumni across the world, UW-Madison offers ongoing benefits.

Read how these students are using their degrees to find success — and fulfill their dreams.

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Personal finance graduate proves it’s never too late to find your dream career

With a blend of math and customer service, a degree in personal finance from UW–Madison was exactly what Michelle Zemplinski had been looking for to help her pursue her goals.

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Personal finance graduate finds early career success and satisfaction

Majoring in personal finance through the School of Human Ecology at UW-Madison put Sara Strohmaier on a trajectory to meet her career goals.

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Personal finance student looks forward to a rewarding career of helping people

Bobbie Egeston is working toward her degree in personal finance. She firmly believes in helping people become financially literate.

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