MCC Alum Dana SaharDana Sahar

Hometown: Bedford, Mass.

Graduated from MCC: 2019

Program: Elementary Education

While on campus: PTK Inductee, Orientation Leader

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"Middlesex has provided me with the resources to academically and professionally develop as an aspiring educator."

When Dana Shahar graduated from Bedford High School in 2015, many of her peers headed off to Ivy League schools. She took a gap year to travel and figure out what career path to pursue. 

In the fall of 2016, Shahar enrolled at Middlesex Community College. “MCC mirrored all of the values I had come to prioritize in my life: motivation, commitment and community,” she said. 

The affordability of starting her bachelor’s degree at a community college was also a major consideration. Read the full story.

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Last Modified: 5/23/19