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Balancing school, work and family

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
By Laura Raines
July 5, 2013

“Knowing how to balance your time is the key to going to school, working and having a family,” said Roger Aubuchon, an assistant manager with Wal-Mart and a student at American Public University, a for-profit online learning institution. He’s working toward a bachelor’s degree in management with a concentration in retail, while supporting his wife, Gretchen, and sons, Kaleb, 8, and Kolby, 4.

Retail was not his first career. Aubuchon earned a nice living as a mortgage executive on commission until the housing and lending industries collapsed during the recession.

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