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First Generation College Students

Resources for first generation college students and best practices for those who seek to support this group of students.

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What is First Gen?

Broadly defined, first-generation college students come from families where neither parent has completed a bachelor's degree. (NASPA)

Being first in the family to attend college may offer some unique challenges. This guide highlights resources for first-generation college students and those who seek to support this group of students.

An Inspiring Message from a First-Generation College Graduate

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