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Personal Narrative: My First Generation Student Association

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During my first year as a college student, I was introduced to First Generation Student Association. FGSA was a student organization aiming to make the transition to college smoother for all first generation students. At first, I was a member however, September of my sophomore year I was voted in as President. As president I planned workshops such as FSFA renewal, study abroad information sessions and socials. During my junior year, as treasurer I applied for funding, and worked with the executive team and advisers to plan the budget for the school year. The experience gained through this organization has allowed me to understand what the needs are for first generation students as well as students who need assistance in navigating the complicated
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