The first generation college student statistics you’ll find below direct attention to a complex and prominent issue. 50% of the student population will start college this year at a serious disadvantage – their parents didn’t go to college.
Now: The issue behind parents’ lack of higher education is not only that they won’t be able to share valuable college advice and experiences with their children. It also has to do with the fact that those who have just a high school degree or less are more likely to struggle with finances.
Read on if you want to find out what first generation students need to deal with on a daily basis and how they cope with these challenges
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