college life

Michelle and Jennifer-both first generation college goers and Latinas, share why it's great to live in dorms and how they convinced their families to let them go away to college. They both attend UC Riverside and graduated from La Puente High School.

Michelle and Jennifer-Why It’s Great to Go Away to College

I’ve been living at Sarah Lawrence College for 7 weeks now and I sit here typing this while simultaneously blasting the Chili Peppers out my laptop it finally struck me— really struck me; I have complete control over my experience here. It is completely up to me to make this worth it.

The Three Convergents of College Life