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Northeastern’s Quincy Ford a home-schooled self-starter

Walking into his first class as a Northeastern freshman 18 months ago — Natural Disasters, incidentally — Quincy Ford had a problem. A few problems, actually.

Apprehension can surface when a student makes the transition from high school to college. Ford definitely felt that. But his situation was different, because everyone else was already accustomed to learning in a classroom setting.

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