Dreams really do come true...if you're willing to work for them! Just ask Amber Chavez. At age 23, she was a high school dropout working in a factory contemplating a future that didn't look very rewarding. After earning her GED® at CVCC, she began working on her associate degree at CVCC. In 2012, she graduated with an associate in arts degree and was accepted into Mississippi State University's pre-veterinary bachelor's program. She graduate in 2014 and was accepted into not just one but four veterinary schools! In 2019, she'll complete a DVM and PhD in veterinary medicine specializing in large animals at Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary medicine.