each other when I finally finished his tax return. He asked me for my name, and said that he would remember me since he was my first client. To this today, I still remember his name because recently I took him to geo tech to play soccer. I feel like I have gradually gotten accustomed to this work and I am going to miss it because that’s my last semester and pretty soon I will go back home. Although, every Friday from 2:00pm-6:00pm, I will remember serving my clients. They were all different: some were retired veterans who live alone, some were teachers who teach kids and have two Master’s degrees, and others were people who are younger than me but have three, five jobs calling themselves Nigerians (joke). Every time I left this work, I felt fulfilled by my interactions with these people, who made me feel like I am part of this community, rather than just a visitor from far away The privilege of volunteering my time with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program known as “VITA” has given me great experience for my major,
which is finance and finance planning. I was allowed to prepare returns, which still allowed me to gain knowledge with many documents and terms that I will need to be familiar with throughout my career path. Also, with this particular service, VITA allows
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