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A new beginning for me

When people ask me about first generation students, the first thing that comes to mind are the parents of these students, the parents that are not from the United States and didn’t have the opportunity to attend college. 474 kata lagi

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Opinion: Moving in the right direction

The United States is known as the land of opportunity, freedom, and happiness. The birth of our nation will always serve as a reminder of the struggle and arduous work it took to build this united nation. 738 kata lagi

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Who are you?

As a senior in high school, applying for college has become my first and ultimate priority. As times change, colleges have given more consideration to an applicant’s persona than just their grades. 666 kata lagi

What immigrants do to help

The definition for first generation immigrants pertains to a person’s nationality or residency in a country. There are actually two definitions for first generation. A first generation individual can be a native-born citizen or resident of a country whose parents are foreign-born. 263 kata lagi

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Towards a better life

When I was growing up, I never thought about my parents’ immigration status or the notion of being a “first generation” student. At that time, I didn’t even know what being first generation really meant. 493 kata lagi

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Unforeseen expectations for first generation

As many people face challenges in this world, we are not really able to predict the future or what will become of our lives. Nevertheless, what matters is what you are striving for and what you desire to become in the future. 537 kata lagi

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Breaking patterns

Lately, the term “first-generation” has made headlines. The way I see it, first generation simply means breaking a pattern, whether it’s being the first of your family to be born in a new country, or being the first one of your siblings to attend college. 480 kata lagi

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