By Paul Coombes AAT news AAT Stories: the highlights 9 Aug 2016 #AATStories – the real faces of AAT, recently launched on Instagram and here is a round-up of the inspirational stories we’ve shared so far… Holly who qualified with AAT last week, shares her reasons for picking vocational education over university and why this was one of the best decisions she ever made. You can read her full story here. For Claire, becoming a parent made her realise that she needed more of a work/life balance. Many can relate to this scenario, and it’s really encouraging to see how different your life can be once you’ve taken the leap and changed careers. So student parents, take note and read Claire’s story here. Congratulations to Natalie for completing Level 3! Her story demonstrates resilience and the determination to go on and succeed. Read her story here. Nicola has overcome some seemingly impossible obstacles. A decade ago she had nothing and now she runs her own successful business. So if you’re hesitant to venture out on your own then read her inspiring story here. Farha knows the power of knowledge and has a real enthusiasm and, proactivity to learn. For any school leavers, Farha’s story is a must read. If you would like to share your story please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you. Paul Coombes is AAT Online Community Executive.