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First Generation Students

How California Is Helping Low-Income Students Succeed In College

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 09.21.2015 | Media

The New York Times: California’s Upward-Mobility Machine When it comes to recruiting and retaining an economically diverse student popula...

These Groups Are Hoping To Help First-Generation College Students Make It To Graduation

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.13.2015 | College

For students aiming to be the first in their families to earn a college degree, there are many obstacles to getting into school -- but the challenges ...

First Generation College Students: The Optimist

RealClearEducation | Posted 10.24.2014 | College

Keresoma, or “Soma” Leio comes from a tightly knit Samoan family. Through high school, he lived in a small three-bedroom home in south Los Angeles...

WATCH: Film Explores Difficult Road To College For 'First Generation' Students

VOXXI | John Benson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Latino Voices

Filmmaker Adam Fenderson’s new documentary “First Generation” explores the journey of four different high school students hoping to become the f...

Generating First-Generation Students

Dr. Robert L. Breuder | Posted 03.19.2014 | Education
Dr. Robert L. Breuder

ACT has released its recent "Condition of College and Career Readiness" report, and while the news isn't unexpected, it's far from ideal. Nationally, ...

How To Tear Down Barriers For First-Generation Students

stateline | Adrienne Lu | Posted 10.31.2013 | College

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline, where it was originally published. As a senior at Taft High School in Lincoln City, Oregon, last year...