The biggest and most prevalent concern regarding attending college for me was the daunting issue of our financial situation. A lot of the weight for paying for college rested on my shoulders through scholarships and numerous loans. Due to Creative Corrections Education Foundation’s scholarship, I will be able to further my education at George Mason University with additional financial security for the year. This generous contribution will, ultimately, assist in covering numerous costs such as tuition, room and board, and other fees, as well as eliminate the need for another additional loan. For this, I am very grateful to be a recipient of the Creative Corrections Education Foundation scholarship, and hope to continue achieving excellence in all of my academic endeavors.