What You Should Know As a First Generation College Student

For many first-generation college students, being an academic trailblazer is a dream come true. But despite the excitement, this dream is often beset with challenges. First-generation students tend to graduate at lower rates than their peers with parents who earned a four-year college degree, according to National Center for Education Statistics data. Experts say the reasons that first-generation college students may not succeed in higher education are often both social and economic.

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