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The Covid Crisis: Helping First-Gen Men

Fewer men are going to college, particularly those from low-income backgrounds. The pandemic has only exacerbated this growing trend. How can colleges help?

In the next installment of our series “What It Really Takes to Be a Student-Centric Institution,” experts on access and enrollment will discuss how to support male students and answer your questions:

  • Why are fewer men going to college?
  • How can colleges solve the challenges of this population through new and innovative ways?
  • How may these solutions help other student groups on campus as well?


  • Sarah Brown, senior reporter, The Chronicle
  • Anthony Jack, assistant professor of education, Harvard University

With Support From Ascendium.



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