Week 192: the end of a four-year journey

Four years ago, the Minnesota Daily told the stories of four freshmen on their first week at the University. Here's where they are now.

Top:Ashley Sogla, freshman, in her room Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, in Yudof Hall.
Bottom: Ashley Sogla, senior, at her home in Shakopee, Minn. on Friday, April 25.

Top:Ashley Sogla, freshman, in her room Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, in Yudof Hall. Bottom: Ashley Sogla, senior, at her home in Shakopee, Minn. on Friday, April 25.

Anne Millerbernd

Four years ago, Ashley was considering six different majors, Tom wanted to become a famous guitar player, and Keen hoped to get an education so he could support his parents.

They all started at the University of Minnesota as typical freshmen, navigating classes, making friends and trying to figure out where their lives might lead.

None of them had the “traditional” four-year college career, but each tailored their undergraduate experience to their own lives — making discoveries, shifting passions and sacrificing goals along the way.

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