First-generation college students: Characteristics, experiences, and cognitive development
This study explores the result of precollege characteristics, differing experiences, and educational consequences on first-generation college students.
Dedicated first-generation research allows for evidence-based decision-making that is critical to student success. This section highlights both foundational research and recent scholarship that informs understanding of the student experience, institutional approaches to programming, and identification of supports and barriers for first-generation students. Timely updates on public policy discussions shaping first-generation student success are also provided. In addition to the filters below, please utilize the “search” bar in the top, right corner to search by keyword, author name, or publication title.
The first edition of the inaugural Journal of First-generation Student Success is slated for release in April 2021. Learn more about the Journal.