A portrait of a working student

 

Tessa Ferguson, A student at The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, lives a very complicated life. While working multiple jobs, she finds time to attend classes and complete difficult homework assignments. In this video, she discusses the benefits of working while attending college, but laments on some of the things she has had to give up in the process of working and learning. Her voice is one of many, as the number of working students is on the rise. While it is incredibly difficult to balance school, life and work, Ferguson believes this situation will make her a better employee in the future.

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