How Alexis Barton fulfilled her dream of graduating college with a second chance from UA Online


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Alexis Barton, a graduate of the New College LifeTrack program at The University of Alabama. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

The traditional four-year on-campus college program is not a one-size-fits-all experience—just ask Alexis Barton. In 2005, Alexis left college due to a personal trauma, a decision that negatively affected her self-image. However, Alexis took another shot at college, thanks to The University of Alabama’s New College LifeTrack—a UA Online program designed for nontraditional students who want to complete their college degree while balancing work and other obligations. 

We spoke with Alexis Barton to learn more—read the full story here.

Want to learn more about how you can earn your degree with New College LifeTrack? Click here to learn how to apply.

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Nathan Watson
Nathan Watson

Tennessee native who fell in love with Birmingham during college. Graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 2019. Passionate about Birmingham and its continued growth.

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