Why First Generation Students Find It Tougher To Earn A College Degree
Students who are the first in their family to attend college often have a more difficult time finishing their degree. Research shows those students know less about how to get into and pay for college. And first generation college students are less likely to take tough high school courses needed to be prepared for college. Documentary filmmaker Adam Fenderson spent three years following a group of first generation students through high school as they prepared for college.
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