She knew that finishing her degree would mean a step toward a better future, but she put the thought on hold. Or at least she did until she received an email explaining the opportunity for Walmart associates to earn a college degree for just $1 a day with Live Better U in partnership with Guild Education.
“There’s got to be a catch,” Tracy remembers thinking. “I was skeptical of trying, but I thought I’d just go with it and see what happens.”
Tracy faced her skepticism head-on and enrolled at Bellevue University pursuing a bachelor of science in supply chain, transportation and logistics management.
“I thought, ‘This is too good to be true. There’s no way it’s a dollar per day!’ I paid for books – but I got reimbursed for them. It’s amazing that anyone would offer this to someone. Every part of it is true.” - Tracy
Living in Wisconsin can present additional challenges to students commuting to college campuses for classes. “The nearest colleges are at least a half an hour away. It snows in Wisconsin, and sometimes, going out at all is difficult,” she explained.