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How I turned my love for radio into a booming career (VIDEO)

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I walked into Q104.3 with a psychology degree and absolutely no experience in radio

"There is no downside to pursuing your passion," says SheKnows Pop Culture ExpertCooper Lawrence. "There is only a downside to not pursuing your passion."

Cooper has a PhD in developmental psychology and has spent the last 18 years building a successful career as a radio host. She attributes her early success to having a mentor teach her and take an interest in her career. Her mantra, “hard work will never betray you” has guided her through pursuing her passion.

Tell us what you’re doing to reach your goals this year! Follow us and tweet #PursueYourPassion for more inspiration.

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