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M.A.N.D.A.L

4 minsMen.Are.Naturally.Dedicated.As.Leopards: “I remember when I graduated from college and was left so mad at the result. I was mad I didn’t have a job. Everybody from UGA leaves with a job right? So I stayed with my parents, which to me was not a big deal. Then I got my first real job ever. This was also the worst job ever! When I got my second job I also hated it, maybe even more than the first…

On The Verge Of Success

6 minsBy: Andrew Porter Kenneth Duncan is on the verge of success. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Duncan graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Real Estate. UGA is connected to many of Duncan’s successes and failure’s alike. During his time at UGA, Duncan pledged Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. , the Zeta Pi Chapter—an accomplishment near and dear to his heart. Post graduation, Duncan has joined a consulting firm and…

Rebounding From Great Obstacles

3 minsThe greatest measure of a person is how they respond to adversity. For me, that moment happened when I got a 8-inch by 11-inch letter in the mail. It was from the University of Georgia and it read something like this… Hi Mr. Thompson, We regret to inform you…..” I stopped reading the letter as I got the picture. The University of Georgia had informed me that I would be deferred to regular admission (waitlisted)…

My Right Before Moment: Kenneth Duncan

4 minsRight Before Magazine is my story, my reality, and unfortunately the reality of millions of dreamers. A lack of resources, a lack of support, a lack of funding, all are challenges facing entrepreneurs and those that want change. I have been a victim of the paralysis that is caused by fear. Millennials are often allowing fear to rule our minds and influence our decision making and I was no different. I started two “small businesses”…

Unlock the Code: Kameon Prather

6 mins“Kameon Prather is a name you will likely hear in the future” was a quote from Kameon Prather’s feature as a University of Georgia “Amazing Student” in 2011. I had not met him personally but he was a name everybody commonly associated with music and a bright future. It appears that the future is now! Everybody that meets Kameon can not only see the passion and love he has for music, but the amount of work…

Hustlers Ambition: Justine Avoudikpon

5 minsStartups are expensive. The cost is more than just the financial burden, but also the time, sacrifices, and mental strain that comes along with it. Despite the heavy expenses, they also provide personal fulfillment, an ambitious goal, and unlimited flexibility. The expense and work tends to be even greater for minority women. In the past five years, black women received a negligible amount of venture capital funding — just .002 percent — while the number of black women starting their own…