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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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Busy mom, military member pursues Badger dream with online degree

Read about how Kristy Jorgensen is fulfilling her Badger dream with an online bachelor’s degree in consumer finance and financial planning.

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Online bachelor’s degree offers former Badger a second chance

Read about how Wisconsin School of Business student Troy Marinkovic came back to finish his degree and the other big plans he has for his future.

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Community college transfer student proud to be a business Badger

Dan Barry transferred from Madison Area Technical College to UW-Madison Online, where he’ll earn his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Business Administration–Management while continuing to work and raise his family.

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UW–Madison Online: Educational access for returning adult students

UW–Madison Online offers five bachelor’s degrees — with more to come — for people in Wisconsin and around the world who want to finish a degree and advance in their careers while still working and taking care of other obligations.

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