1. Students Speak: Impressions of a First-Generation Student

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    Keshée Harris, pre-med major, transferred to Illinois Wesleyan as a junior to get the "focus" and personal attention she felt she needed to continue to medical school. Moving to a new state and a new school was "huge" and she hopes her passion will show her younger brother that academics will always be important and "you have to pursue your goals."

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    • Students Speak: Transfer Student Keshee' Harris, Pre-med Biology Major

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      Keshee' transferred to Illinois Wesleyan just before her junior year. Looking for more focused attention from faculty and internship opportunities to prepare for medical school, Keshee' visited campus in July and enrolled a few weeks later. She was surprised to qualify for a financial aid package which made her parents "really happy" and her credits have transferred "perfectly." She also surprised herself by joining a sorority for the first time.

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