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How I Got Here: Elvia

Created By: Texas GEAR UP

Big Picture: You’ve got big college dreams, but what if your parents aren’t totally on board with those dreams? Elvia knows exactly what that’s all about. She wanted a college degree, but her mom wanted her to start working to help support the family instead. There may or may not have been some pretty tense dinner-table conversations involved.

So, what happened? Let Elvia tell you herself how she handled the seriously tough situation. Spoiler: Anyone who’s got some reluctant parents at home should be ready for some legit inspiration…