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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Fitting In On Campus: Challenges For First-Generation Students : NPR Ed : NPR

This article is right on the mark.  I was a first-generation college student myself.  I had the distinct advantage of being able to attend a two-year Penn State campus--the Shenango Campus--in my home community.  When I transferred to University Park, I already had friends who transferred from the same campus.  Even then, the transition was not easy, until I found a job--and a cadre of professional colleagues within the university that gave me a sense of community. 



Fitting In On Campus: Challenges For First-Generation Students : NPR Ed : NPR