Tag: First Generation Students
AASCU President Dr. Mildred García talks to EAB’s David Attis about how to address equity gaps made worse by the pandemic, and about her own experiences as a first-generation college student.
How will COVID-19 shape equity gaps? Here’s what four early indicators can tell us. Plus, see recommended responses for colleges and universities.
Every person who works in student success understands that there are inflection points that can make the difference between a student walking across the graduation stage or ending their college career too early. To explore this, we asked our Student Success Collaborative partners and colleagues, “What were your Pivotal Moments?” Watch our video to learn what they shared.
Two-thirds of their students are first-gen—and 40% of their staff are, too.
Applying to college can be a complex process, especially for first-generation students who often don’t have family members to look to for guidance.
Nearly a third of of undergraduate students in the United States are first-generation students, defined as those who have no parent with a bachelor’s degree.
Read this insight for strategies on how to most effectively communicate with the parents of first generation students.
We sat down with leaders from Florida State University to discuss how FSU provides comprehensive, holistic support for first-generation students. Learn how they built unique programs that give first-gen students not only academic support, but a sense of pride and belonging on campus.
A first-generation student shares the story of his greatest gift and how it continues to motivate his work to help colleges and universities recruit fellow first-generation students.
As the traditional path to college shifts, so do the demographics, skills, and future expectations of today’s college freshmen.