Cintia Alaniz is a doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology Program at IU Bloomington. She received her bachelor's of arts in Psychology from Cal Poly Pomona in California. She is interested in identifying the specific mechanisms that contribute to the success of first-generation Latina/o/x undocumented/DACAmented college students in higher education. She would also like to collaborate with underserved communities and provide better access to mental health resources. More specifically, she would like to provide therapy in Spanish to undocumented and immigrant communities. She will be the graduate assistant for the department Counseling and Educational Psychology during her first year at IUB.