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Midnight classes for ambitious Americans
College offers through-the-night courses to full-time workers looking to advance careers through education.
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2012 17:43

In the competitive US job market some people are willing to go to extraordinary lengths to improve their employment prospects.

One community college in the state of Maryland is catering to full-time workers looking for a boost to their chances with an eye-opening endeavour: offering overnight classes.

Al Jazeera's Monica Villamizar reports from Baltimore.

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