Footnotes: A First Gen’s Personal Story of Her Life at UMass And Isenberg

Mariceli Mota graduated in December 2020 and began her career in Forensic accounting at EY.

Read her story about navigating her life at UMass as a first gen college students, arriving as a Biology major and eventually transferring to Isenberg as an accounting major.

This is a story of wayfinding, of discovery, testing and landing. Complete with an annotated list of UMass resources she found important, you’ll be inspired and recognize yourself in her journey.