Month: November 2019

First-Generation, Second Chance: Supporting Stopout Students Through a Personal and Family Milestone

Thankfully, I only have classes Tuesday and Thursday this semester; that means I can work three full days a week. I need help with my financial aid paperwork. All these numbers and boxes are daunting. I’d love to attend more evening events on campus, but I have an hour commute home, so I usually leave after my last class.  I’m doing this for my family; I want my little brother to see anything is possible.    Being the first in the family to attend college can come with challenges. But with it also comes an undeniable hunger to learn and […]