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The highs and lows of being a first-generation veterinary student

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During an interview, dvm360® student ambassador, Lakhia Fuller, MS, highlighted the benefits and struggles she faces as a first-generation student.

In an interview with dvm360®, Lakhia Fuller, MS, described her experience as a first-generation veterinary student. Though she is proud that she is paving the way for future family members, it is also challenging for her to navigate academic struggles alone.

View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.

Lakhia Fuller, MS: Being a first-generation student is a badge of pride that I wear. I am very glad to be able to be the first person in my family doing this and setting the tone for other people and setting a path for them to follow, but it is also a burden at the same time. Being the blueprint is incredibly difficult because the experiences I am having I can't call my family and talk to them about.

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