While I’m the eldest daughter and the first in my family to pursue a bachelor’s degree, it can become overwhelming at times because my parents escaped from poverty to leave everything behind.
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To be educated is a privilege that first-generation students worked relentlessly for.
Navigating college is hard enough, but these three students are the first in their family to do so. They hope to be an inspiration to their family members and others who come from a similar background.
The road through college isn’t always an easy one, but there is hope at the end of the tunnel.
CSULB student Fabiola Gutierrez is adjusting to her new life amid coronavirus restrictions. As she juggles to handle her online courses and family responsibilities, she has also dedicated her time to helping the elderly in her community.