ACC Student Spotlight: Marylou Faver
While exploring career options, Marylou Faver discovered there was one place she did not want to work — behind a desk.
Before enrolling at American Career College-Orange County, Faver served four years in the U.S. Navy as a yeoman in Viginia. Once she was out of the military, Faver worked as a government contractor doing more administrative work.
"I was sitting down all the time doing paperwork, so I really wanted something hands-on, and that was flexible, so that's why I chose the (surgical technology) program," she said.
Faver said being in the military afforded her a lot of educational options, but she didn't want to rush her decision and end up regretting it.
"I compared them [schools] and I just saw that American Career College was what I wanted, to pick something that my money - I guess you could say - wouldn't get wasted on," she said. "That's why I picked this school.
"It's something that definitely changed my life because I don't know what else I would be doing if I didn't join this program, and it kind of opens your eyes to see what your full potential could be once you go here and take the different classes that are available."
ACC cannot guarantee employment.
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