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Bristol Palin Arizona College

Bristol Palin Arizona College - Sarah Palin
may have Alaska, but daughter Bristol Palin has dibs on Arizona.

With her recent purchase of a $172,000 foreclosed house in Maricopa, Ariz., many are saying that Bristol Palin is likely to become an Arizona State University Sun Devil next fall. TMZ reported this weekend that Palin has been telling friends she’s looking to enroll in broadcasting courses at Arizona State’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Despite the buzz surrounding Palin’s scholarly endeavors, Chris Callahan, the dean of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism says that Palin has no plans to matriculate at the university.

Bristol Palin Arizona College

“She is not a student. She hasn’t applied. It is pure fiction,” Callahan said Tuesday, as reported by the Arizona Republic.

Carrie Lukas, the executive director of the Independent Woman’s Forum, told The Daily Caller that Palin sets a good example for young unwed mothers.

“It’s always positive to see someone who is trying to improve their education and job prospects, and Bristol has become a minor celebrity in her own right,” Lukas said of Palin, who was also recently employed as a “Dancing With the Stars” contestant. “Other women will see her out there, trying so yeah, it’s a nice thing.”

Lukas added that Palin does not face the same difficulties as most unwed mothers, but she still maintains a positive image of someone trying to make the best of her challenges.

Bristol Palin Arizona College

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