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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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New online bachelor’s in liberal studies adds to growing list of UW–Madison Online degrees

UW–Madison is adding a Bachelor of Liberal Studies in Applied Social Science in fall 2022 for a total of six UW–Madison Online undergraduate degrees designed for people who have earned an associate degree or have some college credit.

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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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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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