As many college athletes prepared to go home for the holidays, some, like Lauren Todd, still had work to do.
Though Todd, 23, who played soccer and lacrosse, graduated a semester early from Endicott College with a degree in psychology and a concentration in criminal justice, she began classes just days later in Endicott’s homeland security master’s program. She is one of a growing number of students who move directly from undergraduate studies into a graduate program.
Her college career both off and on the field, she said, produced skills such as time management, leadership, and the pursuit of excellence. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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