Meet Binh – a Calbright student

For a while, Binh looked like a Silicon Valley success story. But he struggled with mental health issues and heavy workloads. Eventually he burned out.

He wasn’t sure how to get his life back on track. But while looking around for his next career, he found Calbright.

“I was talking to people, and they were saying that I’m an extrovert, I like to talk to people, so maybe I should do a technical support role. Those involve talking to people,” he said. “But despite my coding background I wasn’t getting interviews. I was trying to figure out why, and people were saying that getting a Comp TIA A+ certificate would really help. I didn’t even know what that was! I tried to study for it on YouTube and take practice exams, but I wasn’t doing well.”

Then “people started sending me links to Calbright, and I thought “Oh, that’s cool, they have a whole structured program, and it’s free!’”

Calbright’s Career Services program helped him get a new job that fits his life, while its classes helped teach him the skills he needs to keep it. Now he’s back on track, and a Silicon Valley success story after all.

Read his full story.

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