Read the newest I Am First Gen story, from Shamarah Hernandez '12, who is putting her Economics degree to work in Washington, DC.
An early passion for mechanical engineering drew first‑generation student Madeline Salazar to MIT.
Now, after four years of exploration, invention, and achievement she is set to receive her SB and enter graduate school to study the design of biomedical devices. She also...
By Richard Greenwald, Published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on Nov 11, 2012
Too often these days, we in higher education simply aren't doing enough to support the efforts of students who are the first in their families to attend college. These students, many of whom are working...
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