You are not here by ‘mistake’: 1st-gen students on overcoming ‘impostor syndrome’

When Jared Jaramillo arrived at his East Coast college, the Utah native and first-generation college student felt like he’d entered an “alien world.”

While the 19-year-old excelled at math and science in high school and was admitted to Tufts University’s prestigious mechanical engineering program, Jaramillo said that as soon as classes began he “felt out of place.”

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