How to Help First-Generation Students Succeed

February 22, 2017

Bewilderment about how to navigate the college experience hits first-generation students harder than it does others. Such students face significant financial, cultural, and educational barriers. Yet they enroll in college in significant numbers, with about a quarter of new freshmen reporting that their parents had no postsecondary education. The 10 articles in this collection examine colleges’ strategies for helping those students adjust and excel.

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