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First Generation Students

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...