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First in Family to go to college

While many students may learn about college from older family members, not every student has that experience. First generation students, or students who are the first in their family to go to college, have the added challenge of navigating an unfamiliar college admission process. Use our resources below to learn about information directed towards first generation students.

Included on this page:

  • A comprehensive video (~45 mins) on supports and resources for first generation students 

Listen as college admission professionals discuss what it means to be the first in your family to go to college and what resources are available to help. (Video is ~45 minutes in length.) 

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