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Open to opportunity

Bachus’ own success story began at the Community College of Philadelphia, which was just in its second year when he enrolled. In addition to the lower cost and willingness to take him on as a student, CCP “was within reach of the subway, trolley or bus.” After two years, he transferred to Temple University — “also on the subway line” — and there completed a degree in psychology. He graduated sure of two things: he wanted a job somewhat related to his major; and “it better not involve math.”