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Being a first-generation college student

Being a first-generation college student

Danielle Cortes

April 9, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

What does it mean to me to be a First Gen student?In middle school, I thought I had the capability to attend Harvard University, without any idea of how nearly impossible that was.I just did not understand the whole concept of college at this time of my life. I assumed it was a free for all, that ev...

Part time worker, full time student

Part time worker, full time student

Daisy Dardon

January 29, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

My first year in college I struggled financially and it was very stressful. My parents would try to help as much as they could but sometimes it just wasn’t possible. My father even got a second job so that I could stay in college and knowing this just made me even more determined to get a job ...

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