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First-Generation Students: Home

What is a First-Generation Student?

According to the NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators), "[w]hile the definition can be complicated, being a first-gen student means that your parents did not complete a 4-year college or university degree." (see the box below for more information on this group)

Center for First-Generation Student Success

For more information about first-generation students, check out the Center for First-Generation Student Success at this link

 

An Inspiring Message for First Generation College Students

Famous First-Gen Students

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