First generation college students and graduates share their stories, tips, strategies, and how they overcame challenges.
There’s not one perfect plan, or one way you “should” do things.
I feel most at peace when I'm a part of something more than myself.
Being able to use my experiences to help others makes me feel like I belong on campus.
Now is the time to get closer to who you have always wanted to be
My career path has become a reflection of my own childhood.
Your background has given you skills that will help you succeed.
Above all, find your 'why,' the source of your inspiration.
My biggest challenge in college was the distance from family and friends.
Take each day as it comes and let your beautiful life unfold.
We have to learn not to quit when things get difficult.