"I had to make the decision right for me, regardless of how difficult it would be to leave UCI for a time," Rodriguez said. … Six months later she was back, pursuing a double major in psychology and education. … In Spanish, she wrote on her graduation cap "thus far the lord has helped me." Soon she'll be back at UC Irvine to get a master's in education.

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