Destiny Chasers

Essays and Reflections

Meet students from all walks of life, each with their own unique story to tell. From first-generation college students breaking down barriers to low-income scholars defying the odds, these stories are a testament to the power of education as a tool for positive change. From navigating the financial aid process to overcoming imposter syndrome, our student storytellers have been there and done that. And they’re here to show others that it’s possible to achieve your goals 

These stories are not only inspiring but also provide valuable insights into how to navigate the college application process, secure financial aid, and build a support network. You’ll read about students who found creative ways to pay for tuition, connected with mentors who helped them stay motivated, and joined student organizations that enriched their college experience. Some have landed prestigious internships and are consistently making the dean’s list.

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