first-generation students

9 articles tagged with "first-generation students"

Who Can Help Me With College as the First in My Family to Attend?

Being a first-generation college student doesn't have to be overwhelming and intimidating. Here's some expert advice on who can guide you through it all.


Top 6 College Prep Steps for First-Generation Students

First-generation students often feel all alone in the college search. But you don't have to! Here are the top tips you need for finding admission support.

K–12 Manager, City of Seattle

Why TRIO Programs Are Important for Student Growth and Success

TRIO programs help students from underserved backgrounds succeed in college and beyond. Here's what to know about the programs students could join.

K–12 Manager, City of Seattle

First-Gen Students: How to Navigate the College Search

Being a first-generation student makes the college search overwhelming without a parent to guide you, but you can own your admission process. Here's how!

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Northwestern University

Making the Most of Your Campus Resources as a First-Generation Student

Colleges abound with resources for first-generation students, but it can be hard to know what they are. These are the campus resources you should look for.

Freelance Writer

The Pressure of Being a First-Generation Student

A look at some of the stresses you may face as a first-generation student and ways to alleviate the pressure. Plus, some of the positives of being the first in your family to go to college!

CollegeXpress Student Writer

First-Generation Students and the College Search

Relationships are instrumental to college search success for first-generation students, and it's especially helpful to form one with your admission counselor.

Assistant Director of Admission, Hawaii Pacific University

College Search Help for Disadvantaged Students

For low-income, first-gen, or otherwise disadvantaged students, the college search can be even harder. Luckily, there's also lots of help.

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Stanford University

Overcoming Undermatching: Stop Selling Yourself Short When It Comes to College

Undermatching is the phenomenon when qualified students don't apply to (or attend) selective colleges that might fit them. These tips can help you beat it.

CollegeXpress Student Writer, Harvard University