What it means to thrive as a first-generation law student
For first-generation law student Giselle Garcia, thriving meant developing survival tools and then figuring out how to survive without them.
Ortega / / June 2018
In this Career Development commentary, the author highlights the value of tailored mentoring and experiential learning from the perspective of a first-generation college student. University faculty and practitioners in diverse settings have the opportunity to mentor emerging public health professionals but may not have experience mentoring first-generation college students. We hope that this commentary encourages our readers to reflect on mentoring strategies, opportunities, and benefits for first-generation college students.