As some of you know, the college process had never come easy for me. Due to a mix of financial and personal health reasons, I've transferred twice and have been a student at a total of three different institutions. Even after taking a year off of school, I've managed to stay on track with graduationg on time Spring 2018, and now with just two semesters left of my undergrad education, I've hit a problem so large, I feel I have run out of options. Financial aid failed to cover a small portion of my summer class this year, and I am not able to pay it in full on time. Because of this, my classes have been dropped, my student account is on hold/frozen, and I can't continue my education until it has been paid in full. I've submitted a tuition appeal, applied for a loan, and have crunched numbers in my head over and over again; however, I've had no luck. After many friends urged me to create a gofundme, I finally did because I have done everything I feel I could to pay this balance, and it wasn't enough. Education is so important to me. It's something I value so highly, take seriously, and genuinely enjoy. After transferring twice, I finally felt happy and found a home at the UMN, and am devastated that I only got to enjoy 1 semester of it before this happened. That being said, I am doing everything in my power (including working multiple jobs) to try to stay in school and graduate ontime with my senior class. I never thought I'd be in a position where creating such a page would even cross my mind, but please know that all donations will be beyond gratefully received, and that I owe my education and impending spring graduation to you.