Meet the new I'm First Bloggers!

We’ve selected 10 awesome first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college as winners of the 2014 I’m First Scholarship. Scholarship winners receive a $1,000 four-year, renewable award and blog here to chronicle their...

Fresh Start!

Buh-Bye 2013-’14! Welcome 2014-15!!! Sophomore year is here baybee!!!!!!! Time to get it together. Time for fresh start. Time for new opportunities. Time for the best! I think as a freshmen we all begin to experience what is like to be in college and how to...

Diary of a FirstGen

This year feels different. I’m in a known place; I’m surrounded by familiar faces, but something still seems different. (In a good way, to be sure.) In spite of being used to campus, privy to the secret study spots, best dining options, and knowing precisely the last...