I have the opportunity to mentor folks and just be another hand of support for them. I do have my iffy moments about being here but I have no regrets.
Ultimately, building this new living community is demonstrative of the Office of Residential Life’s understanding of first-generation students’ needs.
On this episode of The Brown Girl Chronicles Sobeida Discusses what it is like to be a first-generation college student and how people define who is “first gen”.
The decision to pursue postsecondary education outside of my home came with the price of leaving my family behind. It was emotional and tumultuous.
First-generation college students, the first in their family to attend higher education, face various challenges but are driven by their family background to achieve success.