My Experience As A First Generation College Students

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My experience as a first generation college student is in someway a gift. It gave me the strength I needed to overcome barriers such as insecurities about my potential and the ability to manage a work-school lifestyle because I lacked sufficient financial support. I owe my success to my self-reflective personality, which results from my circumstances. This enables me to engage in thoughtful and reflective assessment of my own work, allowing me to realistically examine my performance, identify areas of improvement, and to track long term-objectives. Self-reflection allowed me to attain an upward trend in my academic history and prepared me to retake the MCAT exam. I understand that a look at my MCAT score may cast doubt as to whether I will
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