Far From Home: Issues Facing First-Generation College Students

For students who are the first in their family to attend college, the size, cost and “fit” are especially important in choosing a school.

By Bekah McneelOctober 1, 2018 11:05 am| , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

 This is the first of a four-part special report, “Far From Home.”

Every year, first-generation students across the country step onto college and university campuses that are different from their hometown in every way. Even for those financially and academically prepared, social and emotional challenges can influence their ability to stay and graduate.

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