MOTIVATION

Every Monday, we profile a current student or college grad who is the first in their family to go to college or from a limited-income background! They share their story, how they overcame challenges, and tips and strategies.

ABBY
Northeastern Illinois University | 2018

If you want something, you have to work for it.

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Currently: Senior at NEIU, First Year Experience Peer Mentor at NEIU, and Teller at Chase Bank
Self-described: Determined, friendly, open-minded
Enjoys: Hanging out with my nieces and nephew, going out with friends, exploring different parts of the city, trying new foods, or watching The Office


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