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Johnathan Brooks

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Johnathan Brooks

Accounting program

Employed Full-time & Attends MVCC Full-Time

Began Summer 2009

"Adult Learner Services was there for me every step of the way.  Literally, from the very begninning, every question was answered."

My name is Johnathan Brooks and I just want to thank the Adult Learner Services, for all the help they provided me in the midst of my life changing decisions to return to school.

I was a full time pastor of a church my wife & I started 15 years ago. Long story short, I needed a change.

After being out of school for 20 years, and in the midst of a career change, I felt it necessary to return to school. I had no idea how to pursue my educational goals, and later found out I wasn’t sure of what my goals were. The Adult Learner service was there for me every step of the way. I changed my major three times over the last year, and received great guidance and plenty of patience from Janet and others through each transition.

I am married with an adult child and two young children. I am a full time employee of Defense Finance & Accounting Services (DFAS), in Rome, NY. So full time work (with a lot of overtime), and full time school (Accounting major), has been a huge hurdle. However, with the support of the Adult Learner Services, it was a feat I have smoothly (after a few bumps), transitioned into. I am also a prior service Army veteran.

Thank you sooooo much. I couldn’t have done it without you.