After finishing his last class at Hillhouse High School, Joseph Marini navigated the O bus, university admissions office, online course schedule “Matrix,” and the shelves of the campus bookstore, the New Haven Independent reports. His found his way, just as he found his way from a homeless shelter to the high school honor roll—and to early admission as a full-time college student.  Joseph, who has been homeless throughout high school, is one of 15 New Haven public school seniors embarking this month on a new chapter as full-time students at the University of New Haven (UNH) though a scholarship program. Joseph shared the tale of his remarkable journey the other day as he made final preparations on the eve of his first day of classes…

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