Alena Analeigh Wicker is like other 13-calendar year-olds in that she enjoys going to the films, playing soccer, baking and hanging out with buddies. But very a great deal not like other young adults, she just obtained recognized to health care faculty.

“I’m nonetheless a usual 13-12 months-outdated,” said Alena, a university student at the two Arizona Condition College and Oakwood College, wherever she is simultaneously earning two separate undergraduate degrees in organic sciences. “I just have extremely great time administration techniques and I’m very disciplined.”