When Morgan Missen moved to Silicon Valley in 2006, she ran into a problem.
As a Michigan State graduate, she didn't have an Ivy League degree; none of the big tech companies took her resume seriously.
"I realized right away I was a step behind," Missen recalls. "I didn't have a lot of great experience and I was competing against Stanford students for Google receptionist jobs.
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