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Karisma Gideon's inspirational journey is just one of 3 million CSU success stories.
Karisma Gideon’s inspirational journey is just one of 3 million CSU success stories. Growing up, Karisma (pictured) wasn’t always sure college was for her; she didn’t know what she would study or even how she would pay for tuition. But thanks to encouragement from her teachers and parents, and with advice from her counselors on how to apply for grants, she was able to graduate from Cal State Northridge and pay for it with ease.

Visit the How to Get to College website for more success stories and student resources