Finding Your Place

Going to a large school such as UC Berkeley can become intimidating at times, but through persistence and passion one can navigate through and find the pieces of this school that somehow seem like such a perfect fit. Being an underrepresented minority in a very large school can feel like there are not many places or opportunities present for someone like you, and it is tempting to spend all of your time alone rather than go out and attempt to join groups of people that may not accept you. But these challenges that come our way are only allowing for even larger celebration when we achieve our goals, and that is how I inspire myself to keep on pushing when I’m down, because things only get better if you try. read more