Organized by: Alexis Heredia

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I am a first generation, Mexican-American female, to receive a college degree in my family. As soon as I graduated high school, I moved away from home to seek an opportunity to succeed.
I am attending California State University of Sacramento and have completed four years of my education studying Social Justice. Due to a change in my major, I still have one more year to complete, which could be accomplished in Spring 2015.
Since I began my higher education career, I have received numerous grants for tuition. Just recently I discovered my financial aid has been taken away because in the year 2013 I made a total of $14,400 for working two jobs as a server. This was something I had to do in order to cover my living expenses. Tuition at my school is currently $6,700 per school year, an amount that I clearly cannot afford on my own.
All four years of college, I have planned to attend Grad school, a goal that seems to drift further and further away from me. And now after the countless nights of no sleep, double shifts I had no choice but to pick up, months that went by of not seeing my family, and nothing but good grades, a Bachelor's degree seems just as far away.



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Hope this helps. I know it's ruff 5 years ago




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Go hard! 5 years ago

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