first generation college students

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Those of us privileged to earn a degree must never take our education for granted.
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The most important thing to be in college is curious. Asking questions is how you make your college experience your own -- you make it personal.
You are a first generation to college student. What inspired you to go to university? Part of the entrepreneurial mindset
College is exciting, adventurous, and awe-inspiring. But it is also terrifying and lonely. We take eighteen-year-olds who
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Far above Cayuga's waters, I am a Senior at Cornell and I am tired of being the teacher of my own race/class/gender/disability-based trauma.
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In this special time of demagoguery and democratic politics, much is made of the need to sustain the nation's competitiveness in an ever increasing global economy. But as most states know quite well, the competitiveness of any community rests primarily on the education and training of their workforce.
As a former high-achieving, low-income student, who now teaches at a college serving other first-generation college students
Financial aid packages have been reviewed, colleges have been visited and in most cases, final reflection has taken place. Some students know the moment they visit a particular campus it's the right school for them. But for a majority, the final decision is much more complex.
There is a set of vocabulary words that, if taken seriously, are designed to give students a competitive edge. Hear me out
For many students, college acceptance does not guarantee college completion.
I learned a great deal. But I think the fundamental lesson is that we all want the same things--the opportunity to make a
Jaime Casap is an Education Evangelist for Google. He will be one of several big-stage speakers this week at the GlobalMindED
If we are truly going to make America great again, we need to be visible and vocal in support of these first-generation students because they are the future curators of the American dream.
As high school graduations wind down, many college-bound students are setting their sights not only on entering college come fall, but also making sense of what can be complicated financial aid packages.