San Antonio Education Partnership Blog

I consistently tell my students that, besides the obvious reasons of increasing earning potential and gaining job security, there are three main reasons to go to college: the academic experience, the professional experience, and the personal experience. While my academic experience was of course a big part of my college journey, I...

These difficult times for our students have made me truly appreciate my own journey throughout my college days. As a first generation college student and coming from a background of immigrant parents I quickly learned I would have to become my own advocate. It took...

My pathway to college was not the smooth path I had always anticipated. My family planned on having my education funded through my father’s G.I. Bill since he had no intention of using it. While I was in high school, my father retired, my parents...

I did it! Three years and zero student loan debt! I am a first generation college student. I attended the University of North Texas (UNT), where I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Counseling. Although I faced many adversities, I had a...

You don’t need a blog to tell you things are not the same lately. Life for all of us has changed suddenly and dramatically in this pandemic. Our students are not physically in school, parents are grappling with significant pressures, nonprofits are furloughing and laying...

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