- A brilliant Ghanaian lady named Sandra A Martey graduated top of her class at UPSA in 2019, 10 years after beginning her pursuit for a first degree
- Sandra began by studying Economics with Mathematics at the University of Ghana but was unable to graduate due to low grades
- Later, she found that her passion is PR which she decided to study at UPSA and has become successful at
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This happened 10 years after Sandra started studying Economics with Mathematics at the University of Ghana, Legon (UG).
As narrated by popular blogger, Edward Asare on LinkedIn, Sandra was unable to finish her programme at UG successfully as it was not her passion.
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"She wasn’t enjoying the course. It wasn’t what she wanted but she decided to do it because her Dad chose it for her. Her dream was to read Business Administration," Edward disclosed.
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Sandra struggled and had to rewrite lots of papers even after her mates had graduated.
She got tired, depressed and gave up on the degree at Legon.
From there, the brilliant young lady joined Roverman Productions and started acting stage plays, which was when she realized that PR was her passion.
She applied to the University of Professional Studies Accra and started all over again and has graduated with first-class and valedictorian of her class in PR.
In another story, Emmanuel Nana Appiah Sam, a gentleman who was denied his certificate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) upon finishing school, has made a great U-turn.
Recounting the powerful story sighted by YEN.com.gh on his activity feed on LinkedIn, Emmanuel revealed that when he finished KNUST in 2014, he had 14 trails.
He had pursued BSc Agriculture and was given a maximum of four semesters (two years) to rewrite all the trailed papers, which he did successfully.