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First-Generation Students: Opportunities To Encourage Student Success
Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
Category: Events

(Registration is Required) 
  1. First-generation students often lack some of the fundamental knowledge needed to navigate the college experience. There is no question that a college degree can lead to more employment opportunities and potentially greater financial security. However, many students whose parents did not attend college may be at a disadvantage when it comes to navigating the ins and outs of the college bureaucracy. Join this session to learn valuable insights to help maximize success for your first-gen students.
  2. Specific Topics Covered:

                                                               i.      Who are first-generation students?

                                                             ii.      Methods to reach out

                                                           iii.      Barriers and ways to overcome them