For First-Generation Students, Not Advice but Questions
At a special ceremony for graduates who are the first in their families to attend college, Tufts Dean James Glaser told them learning is about inquiry.
Salvadge, 2019 / National Association of Colleges and Employers / February 2019
What, if any, effect do internships have on the career readiness of first-generation students? Similarly, how do study abroad experiences impact first-generation students’ career readiness? In this article, we examine data from NACE’s 2018 Student Survey to compare and contrast the effects of these activities on first-generation students with those of their non-first-generation peers, detail implications, and suggest avenues for further investigation.