Student Stories

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Learners & Leaders

Through this podcast, you'll hear from TRIO students who are showing the world that #TRIOworks for the University of Kansas

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Kasi Ross

“It makes me feel like I’m in a family environment when I’m with TRIO; I know if I am having problems or if someone I know is having problems, I can guide them to TRIO. So it’s having that organization that can go to bat for you or provide resources.”

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Lori Fifield

Lori Fifield

“Feeling like I didn’t belong was a big obstacle I faced. Whether it be with peers or organizations…I struggled with time management and balancing my life as a new college student; TRIO really helped me with that by sitting down and making a schedule and planning for homework.”

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