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63. She Quit Her Job at the Store
Dorothy currently works at a local grocery store.
gets a minimum wage, which is $10.50 per
in California. It is not enough money especially
she wants to travel to Europe this summer.
, Dorothy tried asking her manager for a raise.
said no because she has only been working
six months. Dorothy picked up another job as
tutor. She tutored high school students for $30
hour. She would go to their house. She
Dorothy had good grades and was
. Because of this, a lot of parents hired
. They trusted her to help their kids. Dorothy
good at all subjects and had a 4.0
average. She also went to a top university.
she was teaching, she realized that she enjoyed
. Seeing kids' faces light up when they understood
was amazing. It was great to see how
was actually helping these kids learn.
quit her job at the grocery store. She
to apply to schools for a teaching credential.
decided that traveling to Europe can wait. Months
, Norothy found out she got into all of
schools she applied to. She picked a school
San Francisco and loved it. After graduation, she
a job teaching back at the high school
attended as a teenager.