Brooke Brunson, Freelance Writer and Blogger, Philadelphia
Brooke is a Freelance Writer, Blogger, Podcaster, and Entrepreneur from Philadelphia. After dropping out of college Brooke began her career as a writer and has written for magazines all over the world.
What did you study at university and why did you decide it wasn’t for you?
So when I went to college, I decided to go to Community College of Philadelphia (CCP). After about a year and a half of taking liberal arts, I decided I needed a break. After taking two semesters off, I eventually never went back to school.
Since dropping out, what opportunities have you taken up?
When I dropped out, I ended up getting a job working in retail. During that time, I really started to think about what I wanted to do with my life. I knew that I was good at writing and being creative so why not take my writing hobby more seriously.
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