Navigating First-generation Students to Success
Tuesday, June 14 at 11:00 a.m. CDT
Duration: 60 minutes
College can provide the pathway to better employment opportunities, greater financial security, and a well-rounded fulfilling life. However, many first-generation college students may be at a disadvantage when it comes to navigating the ins and outs of the collegiate experience. Financial challenges, lack of family support, and unfamiliarity with institutional resources are just some of the barriers that can impede their success. Join this session to learn valuable insights to help your first-gen students achieve their goals and graduate.
Specific topics covered:
- Defining first-generation students
- Common barriers they must overcome
- Building a community of support