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During my undergraduate years, I did not know I was considered a 1G/LI student. Sure, I knew that I was the first in my family to go to a 4-year university and that I would be the first to receive a college degree, but I had no idea that there was a name for it and that there were resources to assist me. I also knew that my family was from a low-income background, but I shrugged it off as the norm because we always struggled to survive. I started identifying as a 1G/LI student as I went through my master’s program for career counseling and realized that there was a name for it and a population of students who have similar stories. I have learned a lot through my experiences and often look back at what I’ve accomplished in admiration. My commitment to helping others is strongly rooted in my 1G/LI background as I strive to make sure individuals are aware of the resources available to them. I love to see people succeed in accomplishing their goals.